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Protecting Your Rights After the Divorce


A divorce settlement resolves important child custody, property division, and other matters in ways that reflect the
circumstances of the parties at the time of the divorce. But over time these circumstances change. When this occurs, it may
require modifications to previously settled matters.


Ruppert & Schaefer, P.C. works with clients over time to ensure that their rights and interests are protected. When a
modification in parenting time, visitation rights or child support is required, we can take action to achieve these modifications in a timely
and efficient manner. We also advise and represent clients in post-divorce matters involving college education for children,
emancipation, and financial planning issues.


Ruppert & Schaefer, P.C. can provide sound advice in these and other issues. Call 317.580.9295 to arrange for a
consultation.


Post-Divorce Issues


The list of post-divorce issues that can arise is long. For example:


  • A payer of child support may experience a long period of unemployment or a disability that greatly affects his or her income.
  • A parent’s work schedule may change and require a modification in parenting time.
  • A child’s desire to go to college may require the parents to revisit their financial arrangements.
  • A child may require life insurance coverage or long-term medical care.
  • A child may seek to marry or enter the service, requiring his or her emancipation.
  • A change in custody arrangements may affect the ability to claim a child as a dependent for tax purposes.


Routine and Complex Modifications


As you can see, the list of potential post-divorce issues is as varied as the families facing these issues. Our lawyers can
advise and represent you in all of these matters. Whether the issue is simple or complex, Ruppert & Schaefer, P.C. can
provide guidance, answers, and results.


For a consultation with an attorney at Ruppert & Schaefer, P.C. in Indianapolis, Indiana, call 317.580.9295 or contact us online.

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