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A Different Kind of Spring Cleaning

If you are anything like me, spring means tackling chores such as cleaning out my closet and finally getting rid of that bread maker I have NEVER used. During the fall and winter it is easy to let certain things pass by without necessary attention – hello daily trips to the gym – but spring [...]

By | May 21st, 2018|Estate Planning, Family law|0 Comments

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

Divorce, Separation Raise School-Related Concerns

Divorce, Separation Raise School-Related Concerns ​ ​Q: My divorce has just been finalized and my ex-husband and I live in different school districts. Where can our children go to school? A: If you have full custody, then your child can go to school in the district in which you live. However, if you and [...]

By | August 29th, 2017|Divorce, Family law|0 Comments

Can I Modify My Custody and Child Support Order If I Move To Another State?

Yes. But it is not easy. For instance, if you have just moved to Ohio, there are two separate procedures for modifying your custody and support orders. R.C. § 3115.39 details the procedure to register a foreign support order, and R.C. § 3127.35 details the procedure for registering a foreign custody order. Bonds v. Bonds [...]

By | May 31st, 2016|Family law|0 Comments

How Long is this Going to Take?

We all know that divorce, particularly when children are involved, is an arduous process. Potentially a very expensive process depending on assets involved, the degree to which the parties are cooperative or if animosity is the driving emotion. Divorce is represented this way in the cultural realm as well, there are limitless references to a [...]

By | May 31st, 2016|Family law|0 Comments

Community Focus: The Kyler Bradley Story

Read the full story and help on GoFundMe | KylerStrong Community on Facebook In October 2015 10 year old Kyler Bradley of Fairfield Township was diagnosed with DIPG. As our community learned through Lauren Hill, DIPG is a highly-aggressive tumor at the base of the brain that is extremely difficult to treat. This is a story [...]

By | February 1st, 2016|Family law, kylerstrong|0 Comments

When May a Court Award Retroactive Child support/Birthing Expenses?

Under ORC 3111.13, once paternity is established a court may require a parent to pay retroactive support by determining all relevant factors, including, but not limited to, any monetary contribution either parent of the child made to the support of the child prior to the court issuing the order requiring the parent to pay current [...]

By | February 10th, 2015|Family law|0 Comments

Grandparent’s Rights in Custody Battles

Grandparents may seek custody of their grandchild for several reasons. The court will usually consider two doctrines when making the decision as to the child's custody. The first consideration is the best interest of the child. The court will consider numerous factors when deciding what is in the best interest of the child. Each state [...]

By | December 11th, 2014|Family law|0 Comments

Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial agreements help couples decide how assets should be divided and whether spousal support or maintenance will be provided in the event of a divorce. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of people getting married is increasing, as well the number of people who enter into prenuptial agreements. Supporting this [...]

By | December 9th, 2014|Family law|0 Comments