One big problem in the criminal justice system in Indiana, as well as around the country, is that there is a primary focus on punishment instead of rehabilitation. On a federal level, the First Step Act was just passed. This is a sweeping prison reform program that has some marked benefits to both offenders and the general public. Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill signed an endorsement of the legislation and noted that this was a bipartisan effort to make a big change.
Children are resilient, but going through their parents' divorce can really shake them. This scary time should be a time when they can count on their parents for support. The problem that sometimes comes up is that their parents might be so involved in the divorce process that they are unable to give the children the attention they deserve.