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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

Family Law – Enforcability of a Prenuptual Agreement

Barth v. Barth 2010-Ohio-425 Fourth Appellate District Washington County -Enforcability of a Prenuptual Agreement Appellant, Jackie Barth, appeals the Trial Court's ("TC") decision awarding her husband, Appellee Christopher Barth, certian real property in their divorce action. Specifically, the Appellant states the TC erred in finding th parties had entered into a valid, binding premarital agreement [...]

By | February 17th, 2010|Family law|0 Comments

Family Law – Divorce Decree Modification Case

Heisler v. Heisler, 2010-Ohio-98 Fourth Appellate District Hocking County This case is on appeal from the Hocking County Court of Common Pleas where Mr. Heisler’s motion to modify a divorce decree allocating parental rights and responsibilities was dismissed. A year after Mr. Heisler filed his motion, the parties reached an agreement, which was reduced to [...]

By | February 17th, 2010|Family law|0 Comments

Family Law – Bankruptcy filing in a Divorce Proceeding

Horvath v. Horvath Cite as [Horvath v. Horvatyh, 2010-Ohio-316] Third District Court of Appeals Union County Rendered February 1, 2010 Plaintiff-Appellant/Cross-Appellee Suzanne Horvath (“Suzanne”)appeals the June 5, 2009 Judgment Entry of the Union County Court of Common Pleas, Domestic Relations Division, granting a divorce between Suzanne and Defendant-Appellee/Cross-Appellant Jeffrey Louis Horvath (“Jeffrey”) specifying the division [...]

By | February 17th, 2010|Family law|0 Comments