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Holidays for Divorced Parents: Will Timmy be Home for Christmas?

Holiday Visitation: Divorced Parents in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana With the holidays approaching, it is often on the minds of people seeking a divorce or dissolution of marriage, what will happen during the holidays. While most people are aware that there will be some sort of sharing of the holiday schedule, they are often not [...]

By | November 3rd, 2017|Child Custody, Divorce, Family law|0 Comments

What is Decided in a Divorce Case?

Goals & Objectives: Divorce Case When filing for divorce it is important to be clear on goals and objectives, and to have an understanding of what the court can actually do for you. What the court can do for you is one or two things, and hopefully you will be informing the court on how [...]

By | October 17th, 2017|Child Custody, Divorce, Family law|0 Comments

Parental Rights to Mom or Dad? How do the Courts Decide?

In a divorce situation, the parties don't always make the best decisions for their children's living situation. Unfortunately, many parents in a divorce let their feelings about each other get in the way of the best interests of the children. During divorce proceedings, parents must make decisions about where the children will reside, who will [...]

By | October 6th, 2015|Child Custody|0 Comments

What Not To Do In A Custody Battle

If you are in a custody battle, you clearly love your child, but that doesn't mean you are going to get the custody you want. The Court will consider what is in the best interest of the child by looking at several factors. To better prepare yourself in a custody battle, there are several things [...]

By | March 20th, 2014|Child Custody|0 Comments

Child Custody

Child custody is a legal term used when a couple -- married or in a civil union -- have children together. Under the law, the parents have joint guardianship and equal parental rights. These rights can change, however, when the parents separate or divorce. If the parents cannot or will not work out an equitable [...]

By | June 20th, 2012|Child Custody|0 Comments

How to Choose a Child Custody Lawyer

Divorce is always a difficult decision, especially when you and your partner have children. Follow these steps to find the best child custody and child support lawyer for you. Divorce is difficult on every part of a family. While the parents are choosing to end their marriage, children are often confused about the situation and [...]

By | May 11th, 2011|Child Custody|0 Comments

Child Support: Medical Support Obligations

On July 21, 2008, the federal government revised its requirements regarding medical support obligations in child support cases, and Ohio has changed its laws to reflect these revisions. Among other changes, the revisions require that all child support orders now provide for some form of medical support, and that the obligor under the support order [...]

By | January 27th, 2009|Child Custody|0 Comments

Grandparents Rights: KY vs Ohio

In the fall of 2008, the issue of grandparent rights in a custody proceeding came before both the Ohio and Kentucky Courts of Appeals. It is no surprise the Courts were interpreting the same rule on similar facts and ruled differently. The issue before both Courts was whether grandparents should be allowed to intervene in [...]

By | January 7th, 2009|Child Custody|0 Comments

Protecting Custody for Deployed Parents

The House of Representatives moved Wednesday, June 6th, to protect deployed service members from losing legal custody of their children. An amendment to the 2008 defense authorization bill, approved by voice vote, prevents states from making permanent custody changes while a service member is deployed on a contingency operation. It also prohibits a court from [...]

By | June 19th, 2007|Child Custody|0 Comments