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Child Support in Ohio: 5 Common Questions and Answers

Posted April 11, 2022 by admin

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Child support in Ohio is typically established and ordered by the County Child Support Enforcement Agency (CSEA), Domestic Relations Court, or Juvenile Court. Since each county has its own Child Support Enforcement Agency, Juvenile Court, and Domestic Relations Court, there are guidelines to stipulate the appropriate child support amounts.… Read more

Do I Need a Lawyer for Child Support in Ohio?

Posted December 28, 2021 by admin

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Wouldn’t it be nice if everything in life was clear and uncomplicated? In an ideal world, pursuing or modifying child support would be seamless. It’d be a smooth process with no curveballs. But in reality, it’s not always that simple.

There are many factors that go into the end result of child support, which is making sure children are properly supported financially.… Read more

The New Child Tax Credit: What You Need to Know

Posted November 16, 2021 by admin

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The Child Tax Credit (CTC) is a component of the American Rescue Plan and is designed to provide nearly all families up to $3,600 for each child under age 6, and $3,000 for each child between ages 6 to 17.

In past years, parents who filed annual taxes received a lower CTC as a part of their income tax return.… Read more

Can a Mother Stop a Father From Seeing Their Child?

Posted September 5, 2021 by admin

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When a child is born to an unmarried woman, Ohio law states that the unmarried woman has sole legal custody of the child automatically (by operation of law). When a child is born to a married couple, both the mother and father have legal custody of the child.… Read more

Things to Consider in a Shared Parenting Agreement

Posted May 7, 2021 by admin

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Every custody case is unique. And while formally pursuing shared parenting (ie joint custody) through the court system may seem overwhelming, it’s a wise decision compared to not having any type of custody agreement. Your main goal as you develop the joint custody plan should be to avoid gray areas and capture as much detail as possible.… Read more

How to Modify Child Support

Posted February 11, 2021 by admin

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In life, change is inevitable whether intended or not. Just when you start to feel settled, a curveball comes your way.  In the last year and a half COVID-19 has greatly impacted family incomes.  We can’t expect things to always stay the same, and that’s the case when it comes to child or spousal support, too.… Read more