Divorce

What is considered separate property in a divorce?

Married couples in Ohio share a life together. They may have separate bank accounts or have property solely in their name, but they still share their life together. If they end up going through a divorce, they will need to divide the life they shared together. This is...

How do Ohio courts determine spousal support?

Divorce is a stressful time, and one of your biggest worries probably involves your financial situation. If you are used to living comfortably, you likely want some assurance that you can maintain that standard of living after your divorce. You may consider asking the...

Dissolution, divorce and separation

Ohio couples who are on the verge of calling it quits may hesitate for a number of reasons. Being in an unhappy marriage is bad enough, but if ending it threatens the solvency of a family business or the financial security of one or both spouses, this can pose...

Modifying a child support order

This blog recently discussed how child support orders are enforced. There are also different ways child support may be modified in certain situations. When circumstances change It is important to understand that the parent seeking the modification will have to follow...

Invalidating a prenup during a divorce

It’s not an easy reality for marrying couples to swallow; however, the fact that nearly half of all marriages end in divorce cannot be ignored. As such, premarital documents are utilized to help ease the divorce process if it were to occur. Because no one can predict...

Unique circumstances in gray divorces

Gray divorces refer to divorces between divorcing couples over the age of 50 which are happening with increasing frequency. Because of their circumstances, gray divorces can face unique challenges divorcing couples should be familiar with and understand how the family...