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Let Bowen & Associates, LLC Protect Your Interests in Divorce

A strong and healthy marriage is a beautiful thing... when it works. When it doesn't, a broken marriage can be devastating on multiple levels to all parties involved. Nobody who gets married ever expects to divorce—but when the marriage becomes unbearable, divorce may be the best solution for the spouses, their children, and others.

Are you are contemplating filing for divorce? Have you learned that your spouse wants to divorce? If so, it is critical to retain counsel early in the process to work toward protecting your physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Contact Bowen & Associates, LLC, where our Indianapolis divorce attorneys have more than a decade of experience helping people with every aspect of the divorce process.

Divorce Basics in Indiana

Grounds for Divorce

In previous eras, it was necessary for anyone who wanted to file for divorce to first be able to prove that he or she had grounds to do so. Now, Indiana is a no-fault divorce state, meaning that it is possible to file for divorce without having to demonstrate that either spouse is responsible for the failure of the marriage. Instead, you can file for divorce on the grounds of the irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.

It is also possible to file based on the fact that your spouse has been convicted of a felony; that he or she has been impotent since the time of the marriage; or that he or she has suffered from incurable insanity for at least two years.

Filing for Divorce

When you are ready to move forward with your divorce, you will have to go about the action in one of two ways: uncontested divorce or contested divorce.

In uncontested divorce cases, you and your spouse work together to negotiate a settlement agreement out of court, making arrangements for issues including:

In contested divorce cases, you will need to go to court and engage in litigation against your spouse, making arguments and introducing evidence with the goal of persuading the judge to rule in your favor. In either scenario, our Indianapolis divorce attorney can work tirelessly to safeguard your best interests and achieve the outcome you deserve.

Get Your Case Reviewed for Free!

At Bowen & Associates, LLC, we handle any type of divorce that you may be experiencing:

We also offer free case evaluations so that you can meet with an attorney from our team and get answers to all of your questions. With more than a decade of legal experience, we have a proven track record of success in helping our clients find the smoothest and most effective path to divorce. Call us now at (317) 565-2221 to schedule an appointment with our Indianapolis divorce lawyer to get started on your case!

Educate Yourself About Divorce Before Proceeding

Our experience tells us that the more you know and understand about the law, the better prepared you are to make wise, informed decisions about how to proceed with your case.

Below are some links that may prove useful to you:

The Indiana Divorce Process

Even though Indiana is a no-fault divorce state, a divorcing couple must still declare the grounds for divorce when filing their Petition for Dissolution of Marriage. Once the divorce is filed, temporary orders may be issued until the divorce is finalized after 60 days have elapsed. Temporary orders may help maintain the standard of living of an ex-spouse, child, or children. Once the 60-day waiting period has elapsed, a final hearing will be scheduled based on the court’s schedule and any issues in your unique matter.

There are numerous factors that go into a divorce in Indiana. Before filing, speak with our Indianapolis divorce attorneys at Bowen & Associates, LLC. Contact us online or call (317) 565-2221 today.

What Sets Us Apart?

Experienced & Dedicated Counsel
  • Efficiency You Deserve

    Time is money—and at our firm, we believe that efficient, responsive communication is essential to ensure our counsel is providing the highest value. We work diligently to create a nearly paperless office and prefer to handle almost all communication electronically.

  • Client Focused - Results Driven

    We aim to form long-term client relationships that will prove beneficial both now and in the future.  You can rest assured that when you retain our legal team, we will take the time to understand you and your case, and remain fully engaged from start to finish.

  • Creative Solutions to Meet Your Goals

    Imagination, excellence, and a passion for practical solutions contribute to our foundation. When you work with us, you can have confidence in the fact that we will be doing everything we can to achieve the best possible results for you.

  • Big-City Experience, Small-Firm Atmosphere

    Our firm may be small, but our team is known for getting results by maintaining a strong commitment to being practical and sensible. We provide personalized legal solutions and the supportive assistance you deserve. 

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Our Results Speak for Themselves
    I was contacted the SAME DAY by Justin Bowen who had already reviewed my case info and had facts and answers for me!!!

    “I was contacted the SAME DAY by Justin Bowen who had already reviewed my case info and had facts and answers for me!!!”

    - Desiree S.
    The office staff and Justin had a calming quality about them which just helped me to calm down.

    “I called Justin Bowen because I needed an attorney for my recent DUI and being a RN that only complicated things. I was very anxious about the whole ordeal. The office staff and Justin had a calming quality about them which just helped me to calm down.”

    - Kelly W.
    One of the best lawyers I have dealt with concerning family issues.

    “I retained Justin for a protection order that my daughter's father had filed against me. Justin showed up and showed outputting his skills of many years of knowing the law to work. The frustration on my daughter's father's face was very pleasing to see.”

    - Lakia B.
    They never stopped working, even up to the last day before our hearing, to try to get me the best outcome possible. I couldn't have been happier with my agreement.

    “Being a father trying to get custody of your child is an extremely difficult process and they were both very patient in explaining all of my options and what costs/benefits were associated with these options. They never stopped working, even up to the last”

    - Nick E.
    She described him as incredibly smart, strategic, fair, and able to keep even the most challenging situation calm.

    “I was referred to Justin by a friend who went through a divorce shortly before my own. She described him as incredibly smart, strategic, fair, and able to keep even the most challenging situation ...”

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