Recent Posts by Matthew Zentz

Parenting Time

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Parenting time is a concept related to but separate from custody. Parenting time is specifically related to which parent sees a child when, under what...
August 20, 2019

Custody

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Whether someone is dealing with divorce or paternity issues, when children are involved in a legal dispute, custody will be an issue.
August 20, 2019

Paternity and Related Issues

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Under Indiana Law, there is a presumption that a child born to a married couple is the child of that marriage and both parents are legally the legal p...
August 20, 2019

Divorce

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Every time we sit down with someone to discuss a potential divorce, we understand that it may have taken someone months, maybe even years, to pick up ...
August 20, 2019

Can I modify my divorce decree?

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Generally speaking, courts have a strong preference for finality. There is so much effort on behalf of everyone involved in any kind of litigation tha...
August 5, 2019

What do I do if my ex won't let me see my kid(s)?

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Starting over after a new relationship can be a challenge. That challenge can be even bigger if your new start includes dealing with your ex who is al...
August 1, 2019

DCS Services

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One aspect of a Child in Need of Services (ChINS) proceeding are the services offered to families. The general purpose of a ChINS proceeding is to cor...
July 30, 2019

DCS Court Hearings

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Once the Indiana Department of Child Services has filed a petition alleging a child is in need of services (referred to as a ChINS case), the presidin...
July 30, 2019

DCS Subject of Lawsuit

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A new lawsuit claims that the Indiana Department of Child Services or DCS (sometimes referred to as CPS) has not, in fact, lived up to its mission of ...
July 12, 2019