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Ryan Hodge Cassman

Ryan Cassman’s Legal Guides

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  • Tax Laws Related to Children & Indiana Child Support

    TAX EXEMPTIONS AND TAX ISSUES RELATED TO CHILDREN - INDIANA CHILD SUPPORT The page discusses how theIndiana Child Support Guidelinesdeal with which parent gets the right to claim children as dependents and receive the corresponding exemption, as well as other tax credits and dedu...

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  • Changes to Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines 2013

    Changes to the Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines were approved by the Indiana Supreme Court. The approved Guidelines will go into effect on March 1, 2013. Here is a link to the Supreme Court Order amending the Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines effective 2013.Below is a discussion...

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  • Restricted or Supervised Visitation - Indiana Parenting Time & Custody Law

    We get a lot of questions about restricting parenting time, or having parenting time supervised. Supervised parenting time cases are very difficult on the parties, professionals, judges and, most importantly, the children involved. Most of the time it is not appropriate to have p...

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  • Summer Parenting Time - Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines 2011

    For parents who follow theIndiana Parenting Time Guidelinesthe summer parenting time schedule is often different than school year parenting time schedule. This posting will discuss how the Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines generally deal with summer, and how conflicts between ho...

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  • Indiana Paternity Affidavit Law & Legal Custody - Indiana Custody Law

    Effective July 1, 2010, Indiana paternity law changes. Where a child is born out-of-wedlock and legal paternity is established by signing a paternity affidavit, the parents, by default, willsharelegal custody. Additionally, the father will be entitled to parenting time pursuant t...

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  • Tax Issues Related to Children - Indiana Child Support Law

    This post discusses how the Indiana Child Support Guidelines deal with which parent gets the right to claim the child(ren) as a dependent(s) and receive the corresponding exemption and other deductions. Keep in mind that the parents can agree how to share the right(s) to claim. B...

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  • Controlled Expenses - Indiana Child Support Guidelines

    The Indiana Supreme Court hasamended the Indiana Child Support Guidelinesand ordered the changes effective January 1, 2010. The are many important changes. Too many for one blog posting.One very positive change is that the guidelines are now clear as to who must pay for the 'cont...

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  • Indiana Child Support Guidelines - High Income

    Underthe amended Indiana Child Support Guidelines, effective January 1, 2010, high earners may pay more, and low earners may pay less.High Earners: Those that earn over $4000 a week will be affected. Under the previous guidelines those earning $4000 did not have a scheduled guide...

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  • Grandparent's Visitation Rights - Indiana Custody & Visitation Law

    This is post addresses the scope of Grandparent's Visitation Rights in Indiana, and the standard to be applied by the court in determiningGrandparent's Visitation Rights in Indiana.Without a court order a grandparent does not have a presumptive right to visitation with a grandchi...

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  • Enforcing a Court Order- Indiana Divorce & Family Law

    So you have the divorce or paternity decree. The other party won't perform as ordered. Maybe you are not receiving the child at the designated time, or you have not received the property to which you are entitled. Now what?

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