Valuing assets in a divorce

Property division during a divorce can be a challenge, even for the most amicable of couples. Many couples acquire high-value marital property during the marriage and find it difficult to divide various assets between themselves upon divorce. Because Ohio is an...

Dividing a retirement pension can be complicated

Although they may not be as popular as they were several decades ago, many people who live in the Columbus area still are entitled to pensions. In particular, pensions have enduring popularity among government employees and those who are retired from the military. As...

Child custody decisions in Ohio

When parents are going through a divorce, many of the issues that come up involve future custody arrangements for the children. Although all states have adopted the Uniform Child Custody Act (UCCA), which was created to reduce conflict in custody decisions across...

Can a retirement account be divided in divorce?

Imagine two married couples. Mary and Martin have been married for many years. Mary has a number of jobs over the years, but Martin has worked at XYZ Widget Co. throughout the marriage. Every time he receives a paycheck, a little of it goes into his retirement...