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Photo of Professionals at Ruppert & Schaefer, P.C.

Divorce

Divorce & Related Matters

Helping individuals facing divorces make the right decisions about all aspects of their futures, including property division, spousal maintenance, and other divorce-related issues.

Child Custody & Support

Issues Involving Children

Helping parents resolve issues of child custody, parenting time, paternity and support, and helping grandparents and others with custody arrangements and agreements.

Modifications & Appeals

Changes To Family Law Decisions

Guiding individuals through modifications of existing court orders, and helping appeal trial court decisions to Indiana’s appellate courts.

Divorce

Divorce & Related Matters

Helping individuals facing divorces make the right decisions about all aspects of their futures, including property division, spousal maintenance, and other divorce-related issues.

Child Custody & Support

Issues Involving Children

Helping parents resolve issues of child custody, parenting time, paternity and support, and helping grandparents and others with custody arrangements and agreements.

Modifications & Appeals

Changes To Family Law Decisions

Guiding individuals through modifications of existing court orders, and helping appeal trial court decisions to Indiana’s appellate courts.

Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial Agreements

Drafting prenuptial agreements for opposite-sex and same-sex couples as they prepare for marriage by tackling tough issues before they say, “I do.”

Adoption

Childhood Adoptions

Assisting all individuals, including stepparents, grandparents, and opposite-sex and same-sex couples with birth, stepchild, and international adoptions, including litigation when necessary.

CHINS & DCS Cases

Child Protective Services Cases

Aiding parents, guardians, and other individuals with the legal challenges of Department of Child Services (DCS) cases in Indiana, including Children in Need of Services (CHINS) and Termination of Parental Rights (TPR) cases.

ADR

ADR

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Avoiding courtroom battles and resolving family law disputes using alternative dispute resolution (ADR) techniques and processes, such as mediation, arbitration, and collaborative law.

Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial Agreements

Drafting prenuptial agreements for opposite-sex and same-sex couples as they prepare for marriage by tackling tough issues before they say, “I do.”

Adoption

Childhood Adoptions

Assisting all individuals, including stepparents, grandparents, and opposite-sex and same-sex couples with birth, stepchild, and international adoptions, including litigation when necessary.

CHINS & DCS Cases

Child Protective Services Cases

Aiding parents, guardians, and other individuals with the legal challenges of Department of Child Services (DCS) cases in Indiana, including Children in Need of Services (CHINS) and Termination of Parental Rights (TPR) cases.

ADR

ADR

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Avoiding courtroom battles and resolving family law disputes using alternative dispute resolution (ADR) techniques and processes, such as mediation, arbitration, and collaborative law.

“It has truly been a pleasure working with you over the years. Your professionalism is unparalleled and I want you to know that I have always appreciated all that you have done to represent me.”
– Client of Lainie A. Hurwitz

“I can’t thank you enough for helping this process be so pleasant and easy. I truly appreciate all of the work you’ve done and guidance you’ve given me.”
Megan C., Client of Lauren Harpold

“You have provided me an honest service every time I needed you. I am grateful for your hard work and friendship. I have never forgotten the sense of security you gave me and you will always have my respect as an attorney and a woman.”

– Jason G., Client of Paula J. Schaefer

“Lainie was truly focused on doing what was best for the kids and always had the bigger picture in mind. She listened to and understood my concerns and genuinely advocated for the best outcomes long term. She was responsive to my questions and followed through appropriately with the requested information. Thank you Lainie for all you did.”
– William T.

“I want to thank you and Shannon for all of your work. It is wonderful to have my son back in my life!”
Ross b., client of lauren harpold

“Paula Schaefer provided me urgent stellar legal advice and compassion when I needed it the most during a difficult time in my marriage that required temporarily legal separation. Facts were evaluated and advice given in a neutral manner that allowed me to make the right decision at the right time. I have no hesitation in expressing my deepest gratitude and give my best recommendation to Paula Schaefer and her team.”
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