Family Law

Family law cases can be challenging. It takes a law firm with compassion and understanding to guide a person through one of the toughest times in their lives.

As an attorney with experience on both sides of the bench, Jack is your Shelbyville, Indiana family lawyer.


The most stressful times in a person’s life can be going through the process of divorce. There are disputes about the division of property, child custody, parenting schedules, and child support and alimony. With the stresses of putting your life back together, trying to make sense of family law is overwhelming.

You need an expert advocate to protect your best interests. Jack Tandy understands and can lead through the minefield of divorce.

Child Support

If you have a child and either need help in getting or enforcing a child support order, Jack Tandy has the experience to get the job done. If you are an obligated parent, Jack can make sure that you are treated fairly.

Do you need to estimate your child support? Try the Indiana Child Support Calculator?


As a judge, adoption hearings was one the best things that Jack presided over. He understands the law and can help steer you to a positive result.


If you are taking care of a child or an adult, guardianship can be the best legal avenue to protect you. If you are wanting to end an established guardianship, Jack can advise you of your rights and the best strategies.

Child Custody

There is nothing more important than child custody matters. Jack has heard literally hundreds of custody cases in his judging career. He knows the evidence that will impress a judge and give you the best result possible.

Grandparent Rights

If you are a grandparent and are having trouble seeing and having a consistent relationship with your grandchildren, Jack can help you understand the laws that can assist you.


If you have a child out of wedlock, Jack can help you protect your rights so that you can have the best relationship possible with your child, and in dealing with the other parent.

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More Practice Areas

Personal Injury

Car and commercial trucking accidents happen every day in Indiana. More than 1,000 people were killed in auto-related collisions in 2016. And the rates of injuries and deaths are rising each year.

Criminal Law

Jack has thirty years of experience as a trial judge in criminal law. He has handled thousands of criminal cases ranging from traffic charges to murder trials. He has conducted over 150 jury trials,

Civil Rights

Civil Rights Law is a complex area of practice. Hiring the wrong legal representation can mean the loss of your legal battle.You deserve fair compensation for emotional, physical,


Tandy Law, LLC can help you reach a fair and efficient resolution of your case without going to court. You as the client can control the result of your case rather than putting your fate in the hands

Other Legal Services

Mr. Tandy has a wide array of experience that can serve several types of legal cases. If you need legal help but you aren’t quite sure what kind, Call us today with your situation.

About Jack Tandy

Jack A. Tandy was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on February 21, 1957. He graduated from Franklin Central High School and Wabash College. He graduated from Wabash Magna Cum Laude and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa scholastic fraternity. He graduated from the Indiana University School of Law at Indianapolis in 1982

Jack Tandy Law Firm

504 S. Harrison Street Shelbyville, IN 46176

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RETIREMENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Jack Tandy announces his retirement from the practice of law effective November 1, 2022. He is no longer accepting new clients and is in the process of winding up his current clients’ matters. If you have a need for an attorney, Jack suggests you contact Mr. Isaac Trolinder at 317-620-1774 or Ms. Martha Showers at 317-643-6136. Both attorneys are in the same office building as Mr. Tandy and he will available to assist them as necessary. Mr. Tandy will continue to conduct mediations after November 1st if the parties are willing to make one of their offices available for the mediation. Mediations can continue to be scheduled by contacting Jack at