Divorce can be one of the most stressful and confusing events in a person’s life. The decisions you make now will affect you and your family for years to come. You need the best team of divorce and family law lawyers on your side. Gaddy & Gaddy’s divorce and child custody team is tough and knowledgeable and will guide you through divorce, separation, or child custody while protecting your rights every step of the way. For more than 30 years, clients in Marion, Hendricks, Hamilton, Morgan, and other Indiana counties have sought the legal advice and counsel of Maureen E. Gaddy, recognized as a Leading Indiana Attorney in Family Law.
   When you are faced with a divorce, separation, child custody, paternity, or support issues, or any other family law matter, you need a law firm that understands your circumstances, answers your questions honestly and protects your rights with the utmost integrity. Gaddy & Gaddy can bring you the experienced legal team you need during this challenging time.
   Gaddy & Gaddy provides legal support and guidance to families who have special needs children. Children with special needs often require adaptations to parenting schedules, special accommodations in the home and non-traditional financial and post high school considerations which should be addressed in a parenting plan or Judgment for Dissolution of Marriage.
   When clients first come to our law office, they are worried about the future. What about child custody and support? Will there be spousal maintenance in my case? How will the marital property be divided? Many are confused by the common divorce myths and misconceptions of divorce and family law. Know your rights. Our clients appreciate our strengths in negotiation and family law; others know that fiercely contested issues may require a divorce lawyer who will fight hard in court. Our team is capable and committed to working for you in either situation. Unlike other law firms, our family law team only practices in family law. You need to know your rights.
   Gaddy & Gaddy’s divorce team will apprise you of your legal rights, ensure you are fully informed, discuss the aspects of your particular case and strategize with you to optimize your legal opportunities. At your first consultation, the goal of our attorneys is to give you enough information so that you understand the process and your options. We want you to leave that first meeting with confidence knowing that Gaddy & Gaddy will provide you with the best representation possible.


divorce Divorce is often a very stressful event for those involved. Confusion, anger, and hurt feelings are common. There can be a multitude of divisive issues such as child custody, property valuation and division, child support, and spousal support. During this difficult time it is important to have someone on your side who can help you deal with these issues in an effective, efficient, and dignified manner. I use creative problem solving to help my clients try to come to a fair and … [Read More...]

Family Law

family-law Family law is the term applied to the laws and rules developed regarding family relationships. It encompasses a wide range of issues, including divorce, child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, paternity, guardianship, and adoption. When you are faced with an important life decision regarding a key family relationship, the advice and assistance of a family law attorney often proves crucial to your understanding of the issues involved and your satisfaction with the … [Read More...]


mediation Mediation can be thought of as assisted negotiation.  A negotiation is a process of communication by which two or more parties attempt to reach an agreement.  When parties take part in mediation, they use a neutral third party (the mediator) to help them try to reach an agreement.  Mediation can be contrasted with litigation and arbitration, where the judge or arbitrator makes a decision for the parties.  Mediation is also not marriage counseling and is not intended to try to save the … [Read More...]

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