You would have to show his conduct was in question when this happened, and not just a result of the economy or a "reasonable" business decision. Why did he lose it all? People are allowed to make mistakes. It becomes an issue when its bad conduct (e.g. Drugs, gambling, etc.). Best wishes to you.
In Indiana, you typically have to be 18 years of age or older to marry unless you obtain consent. However, there is an exception as set forth in IC 31-11-1-6 that may apply to you since you want to marry your daughter's father. The pertinent portions are the following:
A court may not authorize the clerk of the circuit court to issue a marriage license under subsection (a) unless:
(1) the individuals have filed with the court a verified petition that includes allegations that:...
Were you and the Father ever married, or was paternity established? Indiana does not recognize grandparent rights, per se, however can award grandparent visitation in some limited circumstances. However, we need more information in order to determine that.
It will depend how the will is written, but you do possibly have a claim. It would not be that difficult for an attorney to figure out if they were given a copy of the will. In other words, the short time and investment with what you have at stake is worth it.
Were you represented by an attorney in mediation? If you were not, I think you really need to get an attorney to represent you at the hearing because I can see how there is some ambiguity in the way that agreement was written. What other outstanding debt and asset issues are still pending?
Yes, because you are 15 and pregnant, you can get court-approval to get married. However, you need to follow some specific steps and file a verified petition with the court, providing your ages, verifying that you are pregnant with the husband-to-be's child, and that you have the consent of your parent to get married. You may want to seek the assistance of an attorney to assist you with this filing.
For your reference, here is the applicable statute:
Issuance of marriage...
For filing a protective order, you need to show stalking, violence, or threat of violence. Is that the case in your situation? If the detective got a confession, why aren't charges filed against her? There are other ways that you can also get around this like an agreed entry in the family law case, or file a request for a hearing in court and have the detective come testify if they won't file criminal charges. This could be kind of complicated, so you probably want the assistance of an...
He can still seek to establish paternity. Keep in mind that, during the marriage, the presumption is that the child is the husband's. But that presumption is rebuttable. Does the biological father know about your pregnancy? Does your husband intend to sign a paternity affidavit?
To be on the safe side, you should file something with the court. If he agrees to this, you can get it in writing in the form of an agreed entry and file with the court. Because this is relatively straight forward (as long as there are no disputes), it would not be that much to have a lawyer draft the paperwork, so its in proper format. A change in custody is so major, you really need to protect yourself and your child.