The legal system is adversarial and full of men and women with tremendous needs for power. You need financial assets to protect yourself and your children. Interview attorneys and make a plan before you tell your spouse what you are doing. The verbal abuser becomes enraged when faced with a partner who has found the power to leave and feels justified in his behavior.
We are dealing with narcissists who are already damaged and primed to do battle. He or she may want to punish you and this can go on for a very long time.
Once you file your Petition for Dissolution, Indiana law implements a 60-day waiting period during which the parties’ divorce may not be granted.
After expiration of the waiting period, the parties may proceed to a final hearing to resolve their dissolution.
The dissolution of marriage grounds are as follows: Irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.