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Indianapolis, IN 46204

Self-Service Legal Center > Family Legal Resources Legal Issues Affecting Families: Resources

Resources: Websites

Indiana Supreme Court Self-Service Legal Center
http://courts.IN.gov/selfservice/ 
Provides information, court forms, and various resources to those persons wishing to represent themselves in court.

Indiana Courts and Clerk’s Offices
http://www.in.gov/judiciary/2794.htm 
Provides links to all courts and clerks offices in Indiana.

Indiana Government - Family Website
http://www.in.gov/core/family.html 
Provides information and links to resources on various family issues.

Indiana Department of Child Services: Child Support Bureau
http://www.in.gov/dcs/support.htm
Provides information and links to the Title IV-D Child Support Program.
 
Indiana Online Child Support Calculator
http://www.in.gov/judiciary/2625.htm
Online tool for calculating child support obligation based on the Indiana Child Support Guidelines.

Indiana State Bar Association
http://www.inbar.org/
Provides information on local resources to contact for attorney referral.
 
Indiana Legal Services Organization
http://www.indianalegalservices.org/
Indiana Legal Services provides free civil legal assistance to eligible low-income people throughout the State of Indiana; website provides information on various legal topics, including how to find a lawyer.

Indiana Pro Bono Commission
http://courts.IN.gov/probono/ 
Provides information on how to obtain a pro bono attorney.
 
Indiana Code Title 31 (Family Law)
www.in.gov/legislative/ic/code/title31/

Current Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines
http://www.in.gov/judiciary/rules/parenting/

Previous Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines
http://www.in.gov/judiciary/files/order-rules-2013-0107-parenting.pdf
This order, which amended the parenting time guidelines in 2013, shows the language of the previous parenting time guidelines and the additions of the new language.

 
Learn about Indiana's Court System
http://www.in.gov/judiciary/2646.htm

Useful Websites to Develop Parenting Time Plans

Arizona Parenting Time Guidelines, available at:
http://www.azcourts.gov/Portals/31/ParentingTime/PPWguidelines.pdf

Michigan Parenting Time Guidelines, available at:
http://courts.mi.gov/Administration/SCAO/OfficesPrograms/FOC/Pages/Parenting-Time-Guideline.aspx  

Missouri Parenting Plan Guidelines, available at:
http://www.courts.mo.gov/sup/index.nsf/0/629aab74004234eb862566e2006b5181/$FILE/plan.PDF

Resources: Phone Numbers

Indiana Department of Health - Family Helpline
855.HELP.1ST (855.435.7178)
Communication specialists are on duty from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM EST Monday – Friday and provide information and referrals on a variety of topics including obtaining early prenatal and child health care; accessing Medicaid and WIC providers; locating emergency housing, food pantries, utility assistance; and literacy, vocational and GED programs.

Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence
800.332.7385
Toll-free 24-hour hotline providing emotional and practical support that includes, but is not limited to the following: crisis intervention, criminal justice information, personal advocacy, information and referral services, and violent crime compensation assistance.
 
Indiana Child Abuse Hotline
800.800.5556
Call toll free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to report suspected child abuse or neglect.

Indiana Child Support Hotline
800.840.8757
Automated payment information is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and customer service representatives are available from 7:00 AM until 6:00 PM EST Monday-Friday.