Posts in:Family Law

How to Get a Marriage Annulment in Ohio

Posted March 30, 2022 by admin

How to Get a Marriage Annulment in OhioIf you and your partner have made the difficult decision to end your marriage, you have probably spent a lot of time contemplating your relationship. And when the time comes to officially end the union for the benefit of everyone involved, it’s essential to understand the next steps, including how to get a marriage annulment in Ohio.… Read more

Is Emotional Abuse Domestic Violence?

Posted March 15, 2022 by admin

Is Emotional Abuse Domestic Violence?

Domestic abuse is when your partner uses a repetitive pattern of assaultive behaviors and coercion as a way to gain power and control over you, the victim. While every relationship has its highs and lows, it’s important to know what is right and wrong when it comes to the challenges in your relationship to avoid being manipulated in a harmful way.… Read more

Restraining Orders vs. Protective Orders in Ohio

Posted March 1, 2022 by admin

Restraining Orders vs. Protective Orders in Ohio

Protection orders in Ohio are designed to keep you and your loved ones safe if you have experienced any domestic violence, stalking, or sexual violence. By understanding the differences between restraining orders vs. protective orders, you can start taking the next steps to regain control of your safety.… Read more

Dissolution vs. Divorce: What’s the Difference?

Posted December 10, 2021 by admin

dissolution vs divorce what's the difference

You’ve recently decided to end your marriage. Now what? Is divorce your only option, or is there another way to legally end the union?

In the state of Ohio, dissolution of marriage and divorce are two common ways to end a marriage.… Read more

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

What Does a Family Lawyer Do?

Posted September 27, 2021 by admin

what does a family lawyer do

Family law isn’t just the break-up of a marriage: It spans a wide range of legal issues affecting a family. A family lawyer is a type of specialized attorney who focuses on a number of issues affecting husbands, wives, children, grandparents, and legal guardians.… 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