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How to get a restraining order in Ohio

How to Get a Restraining Order 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 …
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Can a mother stop a father from seeing their child?

Can a Mother Stop a Father From Seeing Their Child?

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. But can an unwed mother stop a …
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Have you been involved in a domestic violence dispute?

Have You Been Involved in a Domestic Violence 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. If you or someone you know …
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What does a juvenile attorney do?

What Can a Juvenile Attorney Help With?

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 …
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how a legal separation works in Columbus Ohio

How a Legal Separation Works: Step by Step

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. If you are considering a legal separation, keep in mind …
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how to get a dissolution of marriage

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. You can get a: Dissolution …
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shared parenting agreement

Things to Consider in a 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 …
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living will vs. power of attorney

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

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 …
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what to do when someone files a restraining order against you

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. Knowledge is key in this situation. …
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is an uncontested divorce lawyer necessary?

Is An Uncontested Divorce Attorney 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 …
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