Posts in:Family Law

Can You Get a Prenup After Marriage in Ohio?

Posted October 8, 2021 by admin

prenup or postnup after marriage in Ohio

A prenuptial (prenup) agreement that occurs after marriage is called a postnuptial (postnup) agreement. Each state has its own laws when it comes to prenups and postnups. But can you get a prenup after marriage in Ohio?

If you’re considering a prenup but you’ve already gotten married, it may be too late depending on where you live.… Read more

How to Get a Restraining Order in Ohio

Posted September 21, 2021 by admin

Woman reviewing restraining order with attorney in Ohio

Protection and restraining orders exist to provide a sense of safety and security to individuals in times of distress, such as victims of domestic violence. In order to file a restraining order against someone, however, certain steps must be followed.

The first step to getting a restraining order in Ohio is understanding the different types you can pursue and which one you qualify for.… Read more

Can a Mother Stop a Father From Seeing Their Child?

Posted September 5, 2021 by admin

Broken family with mother and children standing across from the father

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

Have You Been Involved in a Domestic Violence Dispute?

Posted August 15, 2021 by admin

Woman and man sitting on couch having a domestic dispute

Understanding Your Rights and Responsibilities in the State of Ohio

Domestic violence affects millions of individuals across the United States regardless of age, race, religion, or sexual identity. It is often characterized as a pattern of controlling and coercive behavior that can include physical, emotional, financial, or mental abuse.… Read more

What Can a Juvenile Attorney Help With?

Posted July 15, 2021 by admin

Parent comforting juvenile daughter

Juvenile Attorneys for Minors and Parents’ Concerns in the State of Ohio

Juvenile attorneys work diligently to protect the rights of minors in a variety of cases, including divorce, child custody, neglect, abuse, or any juvenile court proceedings. As a parent, we understand the unique burden you feel when you learn your minor is involved in an incident where they broke the law.… Read more

Things to Consider in a Shared Parenting Agreement

Posted May 7, 2021 by admin

shared parenting agreement

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

Will vs. Power of Attorney: Which One is Best?

Posted April 15, 2021 by admin

living will vs. power of attorney

Over the past year of the pandemic, many people learned just how critical it is to protect themselves both legally and financially. You never know what’s around the corner. And while all of us can have the passing thought “That’ll never happen to me,” if there’s one thing 2020 taught us, it’s that unexpected illness or death does not discriminate.… Read more

What to Do When Someone Files a Restraining Order Against You

Posted April 7, 2021 by admin

what to do when someone files a restraining order against you

You’re shell-shocked because you just found out that a loved one filed a restraining order against you. Maybe it came out of left-field, or maybe trouble has been brewing for a while. Either way, it’s important to know what to do when someone files a restraining order against you.… Read more

Prenup Agreement Dos and Don’ts to Consider

Posted January 18, 2021 by admin

Prenupt Agreement Columbus Ohio

When you’re newly engaged and planning a wedding to the love of your life, the last thing you want to think about is a prenup, so very romantic? Prenuptial/antenuptial (prenup) agreements often have a negative connotation because they only occur with divorce, and no one wants to start a marriage with that mindset.… Read more

How to Protect Yourself Legally During a Pandemic

Posted September 30, 2020 by admin

Protect Yourself During a Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic brought a new level of uncertainty and anxiousness to all of us. Every moment — whether you’re out in public places or hunkered down social distancing at home — the fear of contracting the virus lingers. You’ve probably read article after article on what you can do to protect yourself and your family.… Read more