Family Law

Family Law

Full-service family law firm serving Fort Wayne

Whether you are anticipating the joys of adoption or experiencing the frustrations of marital conflict, Shine & Hardin, LLP can help. We have served families in the Fort Wayne area for 36 years. Our attorneys provide legal services in all areas of family law, including:

  • Adoption
  • Child custody and visitation
  • Child support
  • Divorce
  • Juvenile delinquency and dependency proceedings
  • Pre- and post-nuptial agreements


We assist families with all aspects of adoptions. Our attorneys handle the legalities of your adoption so that you can concentrate on your new family.

Child custody and visitation

Our divorce attorneys protect your parental rights to raise your children in an appropriate and supportive home.

Child support – modification and enforcement

Our attorneys can help ensure that you receive or pay an equitable amount of the financial support required to raise your children in a healthy, happy environment.

Child support payments do not change unless the court modifies the child support order. If either the custodial or noncustodial parent experiences a significant change in circumstances, our attorneys can guide you through the proper legal procedures to modify your child support payments accordingly.


Through mediation or litigation, our law firm can help you gain the most equitable results from your divorce, including fair distribution of assets, division of marital home, child support payments and child custody rights.

Pre- and post-nuptial agreements

We expect the unexpected and drafts premarital agreements that protect both spouses’ interests and that can alleviate some of the stress should you ever divorce.

Call Shine & Hardin, LLP at 260-745-1970 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with a family law attorney at our Fort Wayne, IN office.