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Child Support in Indiana: How It’s Calculated and What You Need To Know

Published in Family Law on November 1, 2021.

Co-parenting has many challenges, from navigating parenting exchanges and birthdays to making sure each parent financially supports their children. While parents have a lot of leeway in deciding how to share custody, Indiana law dictates financial support. The Indiana child support guidelines determine how much each parent has to contribute and which parent owes the … continue reading

What Are the Indiana Child Custody Laws for Unmarried Parents?

Published in Family Law on October 27, 2021.

In Indiana, the General Assembly addresses child custody laws. When compared to married parents, unmarried parents present some special legal concerns. These special concerns include unmarried fathers’ rights in Indiana. State courts try to balance these concerns. Unmarried fathers’ rights must be balanced with unmarried mothers’ custody rights to arrive at a fair determination. But … continue reading

Should I Hire an Attorney for Misdemeanor Charges?

Published in Criminal Law on October 20, 2021.

Some individuals charged with a misdemeanor do not treat their misdemeanor charges as seriously as they should. As a result, individuals who were charged with misdemeanors occasionally try and defend themselves in court. This is not something our team at Eskew Law, LLC would recommend doing. Our Indiana criminal law attorneys understand the consequences of … continue reading

I Didn’t Commit the Crime . . . So Why Am I Responsible?

Published in Criminal Law on October 18, 2021.

The terms accomplices, accessories, and aiders and abettors are often used in referring to a concept known as “accomplice liability.”  Generally, this means that if you knowingly help another person commit a crime, you can also be held responsible for that crime, regardless of your role in it.  Accomplice liability allows a court to find … continue reading

What Are the Penalties for a First Offense DUI in Indiana?

Published in Criminal Law on October 14, 2021.

Anyone is capable of a slight mistake or error in judgment and, unfortunately, even just a few drinks can turn into a drunk driving arrest. In Indiana, the term “Operating While Intoxicated” (OWI) refers to driving while impaired by the effects of alcohol, but the implications are the same as in many other states: You … continue reading

Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Indiana

Published in Personal Injury on October 12, 2021.

A statute of limitations is a statute giving a certain period of time to file a legal claim. The time allotted depends on the type of claim. If you do not file your lawsuit within the timeframe specified under Indiana’s personal injury statute of limitations, you may be barred from pursuing your claim. Accordingly, it … continue reading

Contested Divorce Versus Uncontested Divorce: What is the Difference?

Published in Family Law on October 8, 2021.

Indianapolis Family Law Attorney Handling Uncontested and Contested Divorces In many states there are two paths for divorce; contested and uncontested.  Indiana law does not recognize the difference, it is merely based upon how the litigants intend to conduct themselves in dividing their assets and debts. Court costs, filing fees, attorney document drafting fees and … continue reading

5 Tips when Hiring the Best Personal Injury Lawyer

Published in Personal Injury on October 4, 2021.

Nothing is more critical after an accident than your choice of a personal injury attorney. A good attorney can construct a solid case for compensation and negotiate a very favorable settlement. A good personal injury lawyer should also be prepared to go into court and defend your rights, if necessary. An inexperienced personal injury attorney, … continue reading

Common Car Accident Injuries

Published in Personal Injury on September 26, 2021.

When it comes to car accidents, even low-speed collisions have a chance of causing an injury. While many victims may notice their symptoms immediately following the accident, other injuries may not become apparent until days, weeks, or months later. Here are some of the most common car accident injuries that occur in collisions and the … continue reading

What Is the Average Personal Injury Settlement Amount?

Published in Personal Injury on September 23, 2021.

When pursuing a personal injury claim, many victims try to estimate the potential settlement amount of their case. Since every case is unique, it can be challenging to find an accurate calculation on your own. At Eskew Law, our personal injury attorneys can help identify the different aspects of your case that may affect your … continue reading

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