How Do I Modify My Spousal and/or Child Support?

Posted February 11, 2021 by admin

Modify Child Support

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

Prenup Agreement Dos and Don’ts to Consider

Posted January 18, 2021 by admin

Prenuptial Agreement

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

Is Your Spouse Cheating and Hiding Assets? Here’s What to Do

Posted December 3, 2020 by admin

Is Your Spouse Cheating and Hiding Assets

Going through a divorce is stressful for more reasons than one. This stress is even more apparent when you discover that your spouse is cheating and hiding assets from you. What should you do?

First, some background: During the divorce process, both people are required to disclose all of their assets and liabilities to each other and the Court.… Read more

What to Do When Your Ex Won’t Pay Child Support

Posted December 2, 2020 by admin

What to Do When Your Ex Won’t Pay Child Support

It’s a frustrating situation: Your ex refuses to pay a dime in child support. You know they are working.  You’re financially on your own while caring for a child. No one wants to find themselves in this position. What do you do?… Read more

How to Get Full Custody

Posted November 2, 2020 by admin

how to get full custody

When it comes to pursuing custody, you’re probably quite motivated. After all, there’s a reason you want to raise and support a child. Your heart’s already in it, and because you’re reading this, you want to be as prepared as possible.… Read more

How Can a Mother Lose Custody of Her Child?

Posted October 30, 2020 by admin

How Can a Mother Lose Custody of Her Child?

Who gets custody of a child — the mother or the father — is based on what’s considered to be the “best interest” of the child. Ohio courts gather a variety of information to determine what that “best interest” includes.

Some of the factors they’ll consider are the:

  • Wishes of the child’s parents regarding his care
  • Child’s interaction and interrelationship with his parents and anyone else who may have a direct impact on care, as well as the child’s preferences (primarily if the child is over age 12)
  • Child’s adjustment to their home, school, and community
  • The “better parent” standard

When a parent requests sole custody, the court will sometimes follow the “better parent” standard.… 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

What to Do Before Calling a Child Custody Attorney

Posted September 30, 2020 by admin

Child Custody

How can you best prepare yourself for the pursuit of sole custody of your children?  Is shared parenting in my child’s best interests?  With the right child custody attorney by your side, you can feel confident that all of your rights will be protected and the appropriate statutory factors will be applied.… Read more

7 Questions to Ask Your Divorce Lawyer

Posted August 31, 2020 by admin

Divorce Lawyer Questions

The divorce process isn’t always smooth sailing. But the goal of any good divorce lawyer is to keep the boat moving forward and the waves to a minimum.

One of the ways for a client to make the process less stressful is to educate yourself by asking the right questions — right from the start.… Read more

What to Expect When Working With Your Family Law Attorney

Posted August 15, 2020 by admin

Family Law

Complex legal issues involving family law such as divorce, dissolution, child support, custody, spousal support, grandparent rights and even restraining and protections orders are often stressful. Having the right family law attorney by your side is the first step to easing some of the burden.… Read more