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

How Much Does a Lawyer Cost for Child Custody?

Posted October 27, 2021 by admin

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When a couple with kids goes through a divorce or separation, they also face the issue of child custody. That usually brings the need for an experienced child custody lawyer. As you research family lawyers and what they can do to help you through your case, you’ll likely wonder how much the lawyer cost will be for a child custody hearing.… Read more

5 Qualities of a Good Divorce Lawyer

Posted October 19, 2021 by admin

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You’re encountering a situation no one wants to face: the need for a good divorce lawyer. You’re overwhelmed with all of the boxes you must check on your divorce to-do list. But first, how do you find the right lawyer, and what do you even look for as you search?… Read more

Can You Get a Prenup After Marriage in Ohio?

Posted October 8, 2021 by admin

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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

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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

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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

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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

Have You Been Involved in a Domestic Violence Dispute?

Posted August 15, 2021 by admin

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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

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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

How a Legal Separation Works: Step by Step

Posted June 29, 2021 by admin

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When a married couple decides to part ways, they have a few options for how to do it. They can pursue a divorce, dissolution of marriage, or a legal separation. The latter option does not technically end a marriage, while the first two options do.… Read more