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Carol Jean Romine

About me

I can vouch from personal experience that 1) divorce does not have to be awful, and 2) the degree of "awfulness" will most likely be determined, not by your soon-to-be-ex-spouse, but by the kind of lawyer you hire.  Your friends and relatives may advise you to hire a real "shark" in order to protect yourself.  Unfortunately that may be the worst advice you could receive.  A "shark" is defined as a predatory fish that eats smaller fish and is sometimes dangerous to human beings.  An attorney who is known as a "shark" will definitely be dangerous to human beings and most especially dangerouse to their pocketbooks, spouses, and children.  While you may, indeed, need an attorney with litigation experience, your pending divorce will be the worst kind fo "awfulness" if you hire a shark. 


I have devoted my 18 years of family law practice to keeping my clients out of court through collaboration, negotiation, and pro-se mediation.  It is my goal to help clients worry less about pursing their "rights" and more about pursuing the right outcome for themselves and for the future relationship of their families.  Children will experience one and only one childhood.  It is my goal to help clients preserve that childhood by helping them to divorce with dignity.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 75%
    20 years
  2. Adoption: 10%
    20 years
  3. Mediation: 10%
    18 years
  4. Appeals: 5%
    18 years


Payment types:

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Contact info

Romine Family Law Services, LLC, formerly Family Law & Mediation Services, LLC

11650 Lantern Road
Suite 134
Fishers, IN, 46038


INActive In Good Standing199607/03/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner/Attorney/MediatorRomine Family Law Services, LLC2013 - Present
Family Law Attorney, MediatorHolt Fleck & Romine1996 - 2013
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Family & Concilation Courts (AFCC)Member2006 - Present
Central Indiana Asssociation of Collaborative ProfessionalsMember2004 - Present
Indianapolis Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Hamilton Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Indiana State Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Ebook - Self-PublishedWhat You Should Know Before You Hire A Shark2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of Law, IndianapolisLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Indiana University/Purdue University at IndianapolisN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CLE for Shelbyville Bar AssociationIndiana Child Support Rules & Guidelines2010