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Considering Divorce?

By | September 30th, 2020|Divorce, Family law|

When people think of the dissolution of marriage, they may think of dividing property and establishing visitation. However, divorce is much more than that. Divorcing couples need to consider their finances, possible changes to their will, whether or not they can afford to keep the house among other things. Unfortunately for many couples, divorce is [...]

Considering Bankruptcy?

By | July 30th, 2020|Bankruptcy|

Financial issues can create enormous stress. If you are having trouble meeting your financial obligations and debt payments, it's important to understand that you may have significant options available for you. The sooner you take action to resolve the issue, the better off you will be. Too many people are afraid to face their financial [...]

Procedures for Office Meetings at Godbey Law

By | May 18th, 2020|COVID-19|

Procedures for Office Meetings at Godbey Law (Download PDF) Required COVID-19 Screening Questionnaire (Download Fillable PDF) Procedures for Office Meetings at Godbey Law Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, clients and prospective are encouraged to communicate with Godbey Law through phone, email and video conferencing. In the event that you prefer a visit with us in [...]

A Letter to our Clients from Mark Godbey

By | May 6th, 2020|Bankruptcy, Criminal, Divorce, Estate Planning, Family law, Personal Injury, Small Business|

Dear Clients, I hope this letter finds you and your family all safe and healthy. Like you, the attorneys and staff at Godbey Law have also spent the last several weeks adjusting to a world with COVID-19. This means understanding how it affects our staff and our clients, then making the necessary adjustments to daily [...]

Making Estate Planning Easy in a Crisis

By | April 8th, 2020|Estate Planning|

ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT MAKING A WILL? Right now, to stay safe during this COVID-19 pandemic and help “flatten the curve”, we are all Sheltering-at-Home. In addition to repainting the kitchen and putting in the garden, the To-Do List may include getting your Last Will & Testament prepared. Who would you like your executor to [...]

Can Your Employer Fire you for Taking Leave in Order to Care for Your Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

By | April 1st, 2020|Employment Law|

Employers who have less than 500 employees likely cannot terminate them for taking off work in order to care for their children. Currently, Ohio Schools are closed for business. Many parents do not have someone available to watch their children. Working parents for the first time are also becoming home-school teachers. These parents are faced [...]

The Top 6 Things You Should Know About The SECURE Act

By | January 8th, 2020|Estate Planning, Small Business, Taxes|

Quick Summary The SECURE legislation — which stands for “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement” — puts into place numerous provisions intended to strengthen retirement security across the country. As part of a larger government spending package, which was signed into law on December 20, 2019, Congress included provisions from the Setting Every Community [...]

Episode 1 – “Fake News or Fake Threats?” Lawyers, Libations, and Law Podcast

By | June 7th, 2019|Civil Rights, Government Transparency, Governments, Open Meetings|

Lawyers, Libations, and Law Podcast Finally, there is a podcast where lawyers sit around and talk about the United States Constitution. Godbey Law, LLC, in Cincinnati, Ohio presents a podcast that offers education regarding constitutional law without partisan opinions. The Podcast is hosted by Godbey Law’s constitution and government transparency advocate, Matt Miller-Novak, and it features [...]

Summertime Visitation Schedules

By | June 4th, 2019|Child Custody, Divorce, Family law|

Most parents with a court-mandated custody and visitation order are provided with both summertime and school-year guidelines. Summer schedule guidelines can be much less specific, often leaving parents to determine how the child will spend their summer weeks. For co-parents of children subject to a court-ordered custody and visitation arrangement, summer months often upend schedules [...]

Prom Season Safety

By | May 2nd, 2019|Personal Injury|

via GIPHY High School Prom is a milestone to be celebrated. Families gather in living rooms and front lawns taking pictures and creating special memories. Teens have the opportunity to have a very special and memorable evening celebrating with friends. It's often also the night when many teens are permitted to borrow the family car [...]