How to Get a Dissolution of Marriage

Posted May 15, 2021 by admin

how to get a dissolution of marriage

You and your spouse have reached a fork in the road and have decided to go your separate ways. Neither one of you is at fault, and you both agree that ending the marriage is what’s best. You technically have three options if you live in the state of Ohio.… 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

Is An Uncontested Divorce Attorney Necessary?

Posted March 15, 2021 by admin

is an uncontested divorce lawyer necessary?

You’re getting a divorce, and thankfully, you and your spouse seem to agree on everything. You get along well and have come to terms on all of the major items and the minor ones, including:

  • Child custody, parenting time, and parenting responsibilities
  • Amount and duration of child support, if applicable
  • Amount and duration of any spousal support (alimony), if applicable
  • Division of all assets
  • Division of all debts

Now you’re wondering: Should you still retain a divorce attorney?… Read more

What to Look For in a Child Custody Lawyer

Posted March 7, 2021 by admin

what to look for in a child custody lawyer

You’re facing a situation no parent wants to face: the need for a child custody lawyer. You’re already overwhelmed from going through a divorce or separation; now you have to think about this. How do you find the right lawyer, and what do you even look for as you search?… Read more

How to Modify 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

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

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