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  1. Tax Help For Survivors of Domestic Abuse

    OVERVIEW OF SURVIVOR'S TAX PROBLEMS The ILS Low Income Taxpayer Clinic is proud to partner with the Center for Survivor Agency & Justice. Together, we seek to provide education, representation, and advocacy to survivors on a range of consumer-fin ...
    Tax Help For Survivors of Domestic Abuse
  2. General Information About Divorce

    What do you have to prove to get a divorce? Indiana has "no fault" divorce, which means you don't have to prove either spouse did anything wrong to get a divorce. (A divorce is sometimes called "dissolution of marriage"; both mean ...
    General Information About Divorce
  3. General Information About Orders of Protection

    An Order of Protection is also known as a Protective Order. It is an order you get from the court that tells someone to leave you alone. Of course, it is only a piece of paper, and it is not absolute protection against violence. However, it certainly can ...
  4. How to Get an Order of Protection

    If you are having problems with domestic or family violence, you should consider getting an Order of Protection (also known as a Protective Order). Please see Orders of Protection-General Information before reading this information. [Note: You can click o ...
  5. Violation of a Protective Order

    Violation of a protective order is a crime. The person who violates a protective order can also be found in contempt of court. [Note: You can click on the question to go directly to the answer to that question, or you can scroll down the page to see all t ...
  6. Do I have to report suspected child abuse?

    In Indiana, any person who has reason to believe that a child is a victim of child abuse or neglect has a duty to make a report to Child Protective Services (CPS) or to the police. [Note: You can click on the question to go directly to the answer to that ...
  7. TANF and Domestic Violence

    Have you been a victim of domestic violence? Do you now get, or do you want to apply for, TANF benefits? There are some exceptions to the TANF rules you should know about. Tell your caseworker about your situation. The TANF program gives special considera ...
  8. General Information About Adoption

    Adoption creates a parent-child relationship recognized for all purposes-- including child support obligations, inheritance rights and custody. [Note: You can click on the question to go directly to the answer to that question, or you can scroll down the ...
  9. General Information About Child Custody

    The court will decide what is in the best interests of the child. The court does not assume that either the mother or father will be the better custodial parent. [Note: You can click on the question to go directly to the answer to that question, or you ca ...
  10. Who Has Custody of the Child if there is no Court Order?

    Custody will depend on whether the parents of the child are married or not. [Note: You can click on the question to go directly to the answer to that question, or you can scroll down the page to see all the questions and answers]. If the parents of the ch ...