Noblesville, Indiana Family Lawyers

Valerie C. Horvath
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Indiana Family Law Attorney with 20 years experience

Horvath Law Firm was designed to put families first. When you hire Valerie Horvath get ready to be surprised when she returns your phone calls and emails promptly! Horvath Law Firm focusses on criminal defense,... Read More »
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Michele Jackson
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Experienced in adoption, surrogacy, and international family law. Call now!

I'm an experienced family lawyer and focus on adoption, surrogacy, and international family law. My practice includes representation for expectant (birth) or adoptive parents, and step-parent and second parent adoptions. Read More »
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Amanda E. Glowacki
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Strong, experienced representation in divorce and family law cases. Call now!

I'm an experienced Indianapolis family lawyer and a registered domestic relations mediator. I represent clients in all areas of family law, including divorce, child custody, child support, and post-divorce modifications. Read More »
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Lanae M. Harden
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Experienced, professional representation in divorce and family law. Call now!

I'm an experienced Indianapolis family lawyer and will work for the best possible results for you and your children. My practice includes divorce, spousal support, child support, and child custody and visitation. Read More »
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Ary Avnet
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Noblesville, IN Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(877) 772-8638 34 S. 9th St
Noblesville, IN 46060
Free ConsultationFamily, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
After graduating from law school with honors, Mr. Avnet began practicing insurance defense litigation in Hamilton County, Indiana for several years. Next, Mr. Avnet practiced transportation law at the largest transportation law firm in the country, defending trucking companies in large loss negligence and wrongful death suits around the country. Prior to forming Avnet Law, Mr. Avnet returned to Hamilton County to practice personal injury law, family law, and criminal law.

Currently, Mr. Avnet regularly practices trial court litigation in state and federal courts. His practice is devoted to serving clients on a wide variety of legal issues, but concentrates his...
Erik Carter
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Noblesville, IN Family Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(317) 900-6692 23 S. 8th Street
Suite 45
Noblesville, IN 46060
Free ConsultationFamily, Appeals, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
You have standards for your Indiana family law lawyer. It may be cost or efficiency or aggression or experience. I can’t put cost here, but on those other things: with my background in systems analysis (UNIX) and a Master Six Sigma Black Belt certification, my focus is on the efficient and cost-effective realization of your vision of family life after litigation. I’ve been licensed in Indiana state and Federal courts for over 23 years, and also had licenses in Illinois (voluntarily inactive) and Pennsylvania (voluntarily inactive). My areas of focus are family law, mediation and appeals. Let’s...
Benjamin Douglas Strahm
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Noblesville, IN Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(877) 772-8638 34 S 9th St
Noblesville, IN 46060
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Steven Holt
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Noblesville, IN Family Law Lawyer
(317) 773-5997 198 S. 9th Street
Noblesville, IN 46060
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
Shawn Blumenthal
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Noblesville, IN Family Law Lawyer
(317) 773-9001 920 Logan Street
Noblesville, IN 46060
Family, Business and Divorce
Carolyn J. Nichols
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Noblesville, IN Family Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(317) 219-8391 P. O. Box 548
Noblesville, IN 46061
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Noblesville, IN Family Law Lawyer
(317) 773-1974 136 S 9th St #400
Noblesville, IN 46060
Family
Noblesville, IN Family Law Attorney
(317) 773-5997 83 S 9th St
Noblesville, IN 46060
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Noblesville, IN Family Law Lawyer
(317) 776-0480 124 N 10th St
Noblesville, IN 46060
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Noblesville, In Family Law Attorney
(317) 770-9945 54 N. 9th Street
Suite 250
Noblesville, IN 46060
Family, Appeals, Divorce and Estate Planning
Adam Brower
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Indiana Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience

Adam Brower, a named Indiana Super Lawyer, is an experienced litigator having worked as a deputy prosecutor for Marion County, Indiana. He has tried over 150 criminal cases to completion ranging from simple misdemeanors... Read More »
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Clarissa Finnell
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Indiana Family Law Lawyer with 21 years experience

Clarissa Finnell is an attorney in Schultz & Pogue's Family Law Practice Group. Ms. Finnell practices exclusively in the area of family law, representing clients with cases including legal separation, divorce, child... Read More »
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Noblesville, In Family Law Attorney
(317) 770-9945 54 N. 9th Street
Suite 250
Noblesville, IN 46060
Family, Appeals, Divorce and Estate Planning
Noblesville, IN Family Law Lawyer
(317) 773-0600 1047 Maple Ave
Noblesville, IN 46060
Family and Divorce
Noblesville, IN Family Law Lawyer
(317) 773-4783 813 Conner St
Noblesville, IN 46060
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Noblesville, IN Family Law Attorney
(317) 773-5522 955 Logan St
Noblesville, IN 46060
Family and Divorce
Joni L Sedberry
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Fishers, IN Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(317) 207-6088 9959 Crosspoint Blvd
Fishers, IN 46256
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Valparaiso University School of Law
Lanae M. Harden
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Carmel, IN Family Law Lawyer
(317) 569-0770 631 N Rangeline Rd
Carmel, IN 46032
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Indiana University School of Law
Lanae Harden is a founding member of HARDEN JACKSON, LLC where she practices family law litigation with more than 14 years of experience. She chairs the firm's Family Law Practice Group. Ms. Harden received her Juris Doctor magna cum laude from Indiana University School of Law, finishing in the top 5% of her class. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Texas at Austin, where she graduated magna cum laude and was a member of the university's tennis team. Ms. Harden is also a four-time Indiana State Tennis Champion. Ms. Harden is a skilled litigator and extremely adept at managing...
Jack Freedman
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Fishers, IN Family Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(317) 576-8440 11650 Lantern Road, Suite 217
Fishers, IN 46038
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Juvenile and Personal Injury
Boston University School of Law
Mr. Freedman was admitted to practice law in the State of Indiana and the United States District courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana in October 1984. Mr. Freedman began his legal career as an associate with the esteemed law firm of Barnes & Thornburg in Indianapolis. During his seven-year career at Barnes & Thornburg, he was involved in a wide range of business and personal injury litigation in both state and federal court. He represented such major clients as General Motors Corporation, Uniden Corporation, Fruehauf Corporation, Amtrak and the Soo Line Railroad. He had the opportunity...
Joshua Hains
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Carmel, IN Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(317) 688-1305 320 S. Rangeline Road
Carmel, IN 46032
Family and Divorce
Valparaiso University School of Law
Carmel family lawyer and founder of Hains Law, LLC. Mr. Hains provides personalized legal representation for clients. Attorney Hains focuses his practice on all aspects of family law, including divorce, child custody, parenting time/visitation, child support, emancipation, adoption, paternity, guardianship, spousal maintenance, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, and protective orders. He has the experience to resolve family law matters through agreement, mediation and trial. In addition, he is able to leverage his past business and criminal law experience to provide his clients with the best possible outcome for themselves and their families.
K. Aaron Heifner
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Indianapolis, IN Family Law Lawyer with 1 year experience
(765) 635-8072 10475 Crosspoint Blvd
#234
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Indiana Institute of Technology
Attorney K. Aaron Heifner is a skilled criminal defense, family law, and personal injury attorney. He is the founder of Heifner Law Inc., where he assists clients with a broad range of legal issues, including DUI/OWI defense, probation violations, domestic violence charges, divorce, child custody and support, car accidents, and more. Attorney Heifner has developed a reputation as an aggressive advocate for parents and defendants, as well as those injured due to the negligence of another person, company, or entity. With every case he takes on, Attorney Heifner strives to provide his clients with personalized, one-on-one attention and open communication....
Michele Jackson
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Carmel, IN Family Law Attorney
(317) 569-0770 631 N Rangeline Rd
Carmel, IN 46032
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and International
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Michele L. Jackson is a founder of HARDEN JACKSON, LLC where she serves as Chair of the Adoption & Reproductive Law Practice Group and concentrates her law practice in adoption, surrogacy, and international family law. Her practice includes representation for expectant (birth) or adoptive parents, as well as step-parent and second parent adoptions. Additionally, Ms. Jackson represents intended parents or surrogates in gestational surrogacy arrangements. She is routinely sought for her knowledge and experience regarding issues in international adoptions and international family law and has extensive experience with children in the United States and orphans worldwide. Ms. Jackson has dedicated...
Bryan Lee Ciyou
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Indiana Family Law Attorney with 25 years experience

Attorney Bryan L. Ciyou, an Eagle Scout, lives each day on the bedrock principle of the Boy Scout Motto, “Be Prepared.” This way of life – his mantra – was then forged on the anvil of hardships endured during his... Read More »
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Rachelle N. Ponist
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Indiana Family Law Attorney

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and Indiana Wesleyan UniversityIndiana
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Amanda E. Glowacki
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Carmel, IN Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(317) 569-0770 631 N Rangeline Rd
Carmel, IN 46032
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
William J Webster
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Westfield, IN Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(317) 565-1818 104 N Union Street
Westfield, IN 46074
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
William J. Webster practices as an attorney in Westfield, Indiana, serving clients throughout the State of Indiana. For nearly a decade, William has assisted individuals and businesses in protecting the things that matter most. He offers clients practical solutions for their estate, business, and family needs.
William is a lifelong resident of Hamilton County and resides in Westfield with his wife, Robbie, and four children, Dayton, Corbin, Bryce and Austin.
William obtained a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Marian University, a Masters in Business Administration from Valparaiso University, and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Indiana University School of...
Carol J. Romine
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Fishers, IN Family Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(317) 576-8404 11650 Lantern Road
Suite 136
Fishers, IN 46038
Free ConsultationFamily, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Carol is a family law attorney and registered family law mediator whose goal is to help people resolve their family law disputes with dignity and, when possible, without going to court. Carol was an associate, partner, and Of Counsel for 17 years at the law firm of Holt Fleck & Romine and now owns the law firm Romine Family Law Services, LLC. While Carol mediates for attorneys throughout the State of Indiana, she has recently started mediating for parties who are unrepresented by attorneys. She acknowledges that this process would not be appropriate for everyone but believes...
Stephenie S. Jocham
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Carmel, IN Family Law Attorney
(317) 569-0770 11450 N. Meridian Street
Suite 200
Carmel, IN 46032
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Wendy Clar
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Fishers, IN Family Law Attorney
(317) 576-8411 11650 Lantern Road
Fishers, IN 46038
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Whittier Law School
Angela Brown Swenson
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Carmel, IN Family Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(317) 564-4848 301 E Carmel Dr, Ste E300
Carmel, IN 46032
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Doug Jeschke
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Fishers, IN Family Law Attorney
(317) 403-7815 14116 Conner Knoll Pkwy
Fishers, IN 46038
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Construction and Divorce
Doug earned his law degree from Syracuse University, in 2002. At Syracuse, he graduated summa cum laude (1st in his class) and served as Editor-in-Chief of the Syracuse Law Review. Doug began his legal career as a litigator with two large Midwest law firms, where he practiced commercial litigation. In 2005, Doug started his own law practice, focused primarily on small business, divorce, family law and other business and personal legal services. In 2009, Doug began developing his mediation practice: Providence Mediation. As a mediator, Doug strives to help couples avoid the stress and expense that the traditional divorce process...
Justin Thane Bowen
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Carmel, IN Family Law Attorney
(317) 565-2221 760 3rd Avenue SW
Suite 100
Carmel, IN 46032
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
Attorney Justin T. Bowen earned his law degree from the Indiana University McKinney School of Law. He serves on the Indianapolis Bar Association Pro Bono Committee and the Indianapolis Bar Foundation Development Committee. Attorney Bowen is admitted to practice in numerous Indiana county courts, the Indiana Court of Appeals, the Northern and Southern District Courts of Indiana, and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Indiana. At Bowen & Associates, LLC, Attorney Bowen devotes his practice to the litigation of family law. Attorney Kathleen M. Meek graduated summa cum laude from the Indiana University McKinney School of...
Erika Singler
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Carmel, IN Family Law Lawyer
(317) 575-8222 789 W Main St
Carmel, IN 46032
Family, Bankruptcy, Business and Divorce
Erika is a partner with Halcomb Singler, LLP, in Carmel, Indiana. She received her undergraduate degree from Indiana University, Bloomington in 2001 with a double major in political science and criminal justice, and a minor in business. Erika received her law degree from The University of Dayton School of Law in 2005 and was admitted to practice law in Indiana in the same year. She has subsequently been admitted to practice before both the Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana. Erika is a member of the Hamilton County Bar Association as well as the Indiana State Bar Association and serves on...
Bryan Lee Ciyou
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Indianapolis City (Balance), IN Family Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(317) 449-8522 50 E. 91st St.
Suite 200
Indianapolis City (Balance), IN 46240
Family, Appeals, Criminal and Divorce
Indiana University - Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis
Attorney Bryan L. Ciyou, an Eagle Scout, lives each day on the bedrock principle of the Boy Scout Motto, “Be Prepared.” This way of life – his mantra – was then forged on the anvil of hardships endured during his significant humanitarian aid work in places like Haiti and Central America. In these countries, making a plan and executing it, and always being prepared, was not a choice but a necessity in order to survive daily life.A few years later, Mr. Ciyou attended Indiana University, Indianapolis, completing the honors program and graduating with a bachelor of arts, with distinction, in...
Kimberly Lytle
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Helping all across Indiana with Divorce & Family Law issues. Free consults 24/7.

University of Dayton School of Law
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Cynthia S. Rose
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Indiana Family Law Lawyer with 30 years experience

University of IndianapolisIndiana and US District Court, Southern District
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Matt Black
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Indianapolis, IN Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(317) 580-9007 9333 N. Meridian St.
Suite 370
Indianapolis, IN 46260
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Divorce and Tax
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and Ball State University
Matt is an experienced family law attorney, representing clients in divorce, custody, parenting time, paternity and child support matters. He has litigated disputes throughout Indiana, with a primary focus in Indianapolis and Hamilton County. In 2017, 2018, and 2019, Matt was named a “Rising Star” by Indiana Super Lawyers magazine. This designation is limited to 2.5% of Indiana attorneys 40 years old or younger or in practice 10 years or less.

Matt is also an experienced tax attorney, counseling and advising individuals and business owners in Federal and state tax matters, including tax disputes before the IRS...
Brian Adam Clay
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Indianapolis, IN Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(317) 580-9007 9333 N Meridian St
Ste 370
Indianapolis, IN 46260
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Adam was born in Zionsville, Indiana, and is a proud graduate of Zionsville High School. Adam attended Purdue University on a full academic merit scholarship, graduating in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Engineering. While at Purdue, Adam was president of the Beta Phi chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, and was named to the dean’s list seven times. In 2009, Adam graduated cum laude from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where he served as managing editor of the Federal Communications Law Journal. His note concerning network neutrality was published in the 2008 edition of...
Felicia Locke
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Indianapolis, IN Family Law Lawyer
(317) 638-3468 2805 E. 96th Street, Ste A
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Clients need an attorney who understands their needs and who can be an advocate for them, while providing competent legal services. That is where I come in. My name is Felicia Locke, an attorney in central Indiana focusing on the legal needs of everyday people.

At Locke Law Firm, we focus in the areas of elder law, probate and estate administration, family law and real estate law.

We believe that everyone deserves fair and affordable legal representation. We are committed to helping our clients get through the tough moments in life. We are committed to advocating your best interests.
Adam Lutzke
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Indianapolis, IN Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(317) 577-3888 6525 E. 82nd Street
Suite 102
Indianapolis, IN 46250
Free ConsultationFamily, Collections, Divorce and Estate Planning
Saint Louis University School of Law
Adam Lutzke has vast experience in the area of family law. Since he was admitted to practice law in 2010, he has focused his career primarily in the areas of divorce, legal separation, child custody, child support, and guardianships. Adam received a Lead Counsel Rating in the areas of divorce and family law in 2015 by the Lead Counsel Review Board, and was recently selected as one of the Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 for family lawyers in the state of Indiana for 2016 by the American Society of Legal Advocates. Along with having handled...
Scott A. Kainrath
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Tipton, IN Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(765) 675-2211 120 S West St
Tipton, IN 46072
Family, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Personal Injury
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
We provide bankruptcy and personal injury legal services to the greater Indianapolis and Central Indiana area.
Steven Joseph Kasyjanski
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Zionsville, IN Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(317) 719-5037 9311 Irishmans Run Lane
Zionsville, IN 46077
Free ConsultationFamily, Collections, Divorce and Estate Planning
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Steve enjoys interacting with clients and strives to assist them with achieving their personal legal objectives. Every client has individual needs and expectations, and Steve focuses his approach with an emphasis on accessibility, communication and specific goal attainment. He works with clients to help them understand both the intricate details and the “big picture” view of each particular case.

Steve assists clients across a wide range of legal matters. While he excels in general practice, some specific areas of focus include Commercial Law, Creditor’s Rights, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Collections, Contracts, Secured Transactions, Business Law, Business Formation, Wills and Estates,...
Eric Keuling
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Carmel, IN Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(317) 886-1480 160 W. Carmel Dr.
Ste. 229
Carmel, IN 46032
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Divorce and Tax
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Eric received his law degree from Rutgers University Law School in 2007, where he was a Student Editor of the Rutgers Business Law Review. In 2016, he earned a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in Taxation from the University of Florida, the best public law school tax program in the country and among the top three programs in the United States. He is currently admitted to practice before Indiana state courts, New York state courts, New Jersey state courts, the U.S. Tax Court, and the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.

Eric has over...
Patrick Kenneth Brown
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Zionsville, IN Family Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(317) 873-4740 49 S Elm Street
Zionsville, IN 46077
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Patrick K. Brown is an Attorney-Mediator/ Arbitrator in private practice in Zionsville, Indiana. He is a co-founder of The Resolution Center, LLC., a holistic provider of innovative mediation/arbitration services in disputes between parties who will continue in relationship post-dispute resolution. He is a past Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Indiana State Bar Association. He is a member of the Indiana ADR Rules Review Task Force. He is a Founding Board Member and Past President of the Indiana Association of Mediators. His practice is focused in the area of divorce and family mediation and he has...
Christopher James Barrows
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INDIANAPOLIS, IN Family Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(317) 663-8573 Suite 350
INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46260
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Barrows Legal Group, LLC tailors its services to the client depending on the client's goals, financial concerns, complexity and amount of conflict involved. The goal of Barrows Legal Group, LLC for each client is to end the legal representation with the client in a better position than when we were retained. That goal is achieved through creative thinking, advocacy when called for, and negotiated resolution when possible. Just like every marriage is different, every divorce, paternity matter, or custody dispute is unique. The solutions to the conflict should reflect that each client's needs are also unique.
Kena Hollingsworth
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Carmel, IN Family Law Lawyer
(317) 569-2200 11555 N. Meridian Street
Suite 530
Carmel, IN 46032
Family and Divorce
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
As a founding partner at the firm Hollingsworth & Zivitz Attorneys at Law, Central Indiana lawyer Kena Hollingsworth represents people in family law matters and other legal issues. Since 2002, Ms. Hollingsworth has been working in the legal field. Attorney Hollingsworth serves on the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of Indianapolis Bar Association and as a Delegate to the Board of Governors in the Indiana State Bar Association. She received her undergraduate degree from University of Southern Indiana and her Juris Doctor degree from the Robert McKinney School of Law. Contact her firm to get a case evaluation.
Edward F. Schrager
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Indiana Family Law Lawyer

Indiana University - Indiana University-BloomingtonIndiana, The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, The United States Supreme Court and United States District Court for both the Southern and Northern District of Indiana
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Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.

Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.

Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.

Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.


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