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Planning a Divorce in Indiana? Be Sure to Check These Items Off Your List

As you move towards your divorce, your head is probably reeling and you might be having trouble figuring out exactly where to start. This is perfectly normal, given that you’re moving towards a fresh start and a new life. To help make things a little easier, we’ve compiled a list of items that you should fully check off before finalizing the planning stages of your divorce.

To learn more, remember that you can always call David R. Phillips, seasoned Indiana family law, to schedule a free initial consultation. For now, here’s

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Child Support in Indiana: Pitfalls to Avoid

State and federal laws involving child support are complicated, constantly changing, and regularly enforced. After all, the state recognizes the importance of ensuring that a parent provides for his/her child’s needs and fulfills all other related obligations.

When a parent is found to have neglected his/her child support duties, he or she might be subject to a variety of serious legal penalties. In Indiana, it’s important for both parents to understand how the child support system works. To help with this, we’ve written up this post that explains a few

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Coping with Traumatic Brain Injury and Other Catastrophic Personal Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries and other major accidents can change your life permanently, and adjusting to these new changes is always challenging for both the victim of the injury and the loved ones whom they rely on for continued care and support. The combination of emotional and physical stress along with financial pressures can be overwhelming, which is why we have decided to draft up a few tips that can help you and your loved ones deal with catastrophic injuries.

For more involved assistance, know that seasoned Indiana attorney David R. Phillips

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Steps for Filing a Medical Malpractice Suit in Indiana

Indiana requires that all medical malpractice suits be filed within two years of the specified incident, which means that time is of the essence. Many victims of medical malpractice are under enough stress as-is, and having to go through lengthy legal procedures can be off-putting for many. Nevertheless, one thing is clear: the quicker you act, the better your fighting chances are of recovering what is rightfully owed to you.

To help simplify things, this post outlines the basic steps that one needs to follow when filing a medical malpractice

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Indiana Law and Marijuana Possession: Yes, It Is Still A Criminal Offense!

Over the last few years, marijuana has been cast in an increasingly positive light as its medical benefits are further explored. Not only that, but recreational use has also lost much of its stigma, and efforts to decriminalize or fully legalize marijuana have emerged all across the country. Several states, including Washington and California, have paved the way in legalizing marijuana, and this has caught the attention of the entire nation.  

So what does this mean for marijuana enthusiasts in Indiana? Well, Indiana is not one of the few states

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Federal vs State Criminal Charges in Indiana

Many criminal offenses are handled by the state in Indiana, but the federal government holds jurisdiction over several key areas. One of the more common questions that David R. Phillips hears revolves around this distinction, as many wonder whether their case will stay within the state or go to the federal courts.

We thought this would be a good opportunity to explore some of the key differences between federal and state crimes in Indiana, which this post aims to explore. Remember, if you’re looking for more in-depth legal assistance, we

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Breaking Down Indiana’s Felony Drug Crimes

While penalties for drug possession have been relaxed in various jurisdictions across the nation, Indiana still treats drug crimes, particularly the sale and distribution of narcotics, as serious offenses that carry long-term implications.  If you’re facing any type of drug offense in Indiana, you need to speak with a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible in order to minimize the risk of facing jail time, tens of thousands of dollars in fines, the loss of financial aid or other government assistance, and more.

What is a Felony Drug Crime in

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Preparing for a Child Custody Hearing in Indiana

Are you facing an upcoming child custody hearing in Indiana? If so, you are likely feeling anxious and stressed out. After all, these hearings can have long-term implications on your living arrangements and your day to day interaction with your loved ones. We figured we would take the opportunity to draft up a brief overview on what to expect when preparing for a child custody hearing in Indiana. For more specific advice, we recommend that you reach out to a family attorney directly, someone like trusted attorney David R. Phillips.


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Key Facts about DUI Laws in Indiana

In the United States, over 1.5 million people are arrested for DUI offenses on an annual basis. Needless to say, states like Indiana have taken a hard stance on the offense, and with alcohol present in nearly every facet of society, it is important that you take the time to familiarize yourself with DUI laws and key facts in Indiana.

Remember, if you or someone you know was arrested for a DUI conviction, your priority should be to reach out to a criminal defense attorney who can provide reliable legal

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Filing for Divorce in Indiana: A Quick Overview

Are you planning for, or looking to initiate a divorce in Indiana? If so, your first step should always be to consult with a family law attorney. You need a legal expert on your side to protect your interests and guide you through this stressful and challenging time in your life. Past that, we thought it would be good to offer a quick overview of how the divorce process is initiated in Indiana. Remember, for more in-depth advice, be sure to reach out to us directly to speak with a

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