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Can First-Time Offenders Expect Leniency in Indiana?

It’s embarrassing and upsetting, but you have been arrested for the first time in your life. You’ve never broken the law before, but now you’ve made a mistake and you’re possibly going to be punished for it. Because it’s your first time, you may be wondering whether first-time offenders can expect leniency in Indiana. In … Continue reading “Can First-Time Offenders Expect Leniency in Indiana?”

Is Divorce Affected by Bankruptcy?

It’s an unfortunate truth, but many divorces are the fault of money. Financial stress puts strain on the relationship, and for some, that strain can break a marriage. While you’re dealing with your divorce proceedings, your debt might be too much to handle. But is divorce affected by bankruptcy? The short answer is yes. Both … Continue reading “Is Divorce Affected by Bankruptcy?”

Things to Know About Divorce in Indiana

Divorce is tough no matter where you are, but Indiana’s laws may be particularly confusing for divorcing couples. If you’re not familiar with the process and you don’t have a lawyer yet, the forms and questions can feel a little overwhelming. Fortunately, Rowdy G. Williams Law Firm can help. There may be many things you’ll … Continue reading “Things to Know About Divorce in Indiana”

The 8 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Divorce

Title: The 8 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Divorce Alt Title: Don’t Make One of These Costly Divorce Mistakes   There’s a reason divorces often take 18-plus months and thousands of dollars to complete. Put simply, it’s not easy to legally divide intertwined assets and sift through the he-said-she-said mess of determining who is to … Continue reading “The 8 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Divorce”

What a Drug Conviction Could Mean for Your Future

Many people underestimate what a drug conviction could mean for their future. A lot of people only think about the short-term consequences of a conviction, such as a few nights spent in jail, a small fine, or a year on probation. These legal penalties don’t seem like the end of the world, right? For some, … Continue reading “What a Drug Conviction Could Mean for Your Future”

Types of Child Custody in Indiana

Parents who share children together—whether they are married or not—will need to decide upon a custody arrangement should they decide to part ways. It is not a requirement for the parents to disclose their agreement with the courts, but if they are unable to come to a reasonable understanding, then the family law court may … Continue reading “Types of Child Custody in Indiana”