Protective Orders

If you are the victim of domestic or sexual violence, or if you believe you or your children are in danger of being harmed by someone in your life, there is help for you.

Child Support Payments

Do you need to make a child support payment? Here is everything you need to know about how and where to make your child support payment.

Child Support Calculator

Use this calculator to estimate weekly child support payments and produce forms for use in court.

Child Support Payment History

Explore information about your Child Support Payments on this platform. Access details on the last five payments recorded for a specific case or the five most recently processed payments, irrespective of the case to which they were posted.

Parenting Class – Porter & LaPorte County

In instances of divorce, visitation, custody modifications, and other domestic relations proceedings, the court mandates that all parents partake in the TransParenting program facilitated by Family Focus. This four (4) hour seminar is a prerequisite for finalizing a divorce, requiring the attendance and successful completion by both parents.

Parenting Class – Lake County

In Lake County, all parents undergoing divorce are required to participate in a compulsory co-parenting class as a prerequisite for finalizing the divorce. The DRCB provides the TransParenting® co-parenting class tailored for divorcing parents. This program emphasizes the significance of effective parenting during divorce to mitigate the adverse effects on children. Prior to the live TransParenting® session, each parent completes preparatory work on www.UpToParents.org. The DRCB conducts the class monthly at the Lake County Government Center.

Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines

Do you have questions about the Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines? Find all your answers on the Indiana Rules of Court website!

Does Smith Legal Group offer free consultations?

Smith Legal Group offers consultations for a flat fee of $250/$275, which covers up to a one-hour consultation regarding your issue. During this consultation, we will discuss your matter in more detail and determine if SLG is a good fit to help you. Call the office and schedule your consultation (219) 728-3250.


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