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  • COVID-19

    Weis Law Group applauds the leadership of Governor DeWine, Dr. Amy Acton, and Lieutenant Governor Husted in ordering Ohioans to Stay at Home Unless Engaged in Essential Work or Activity. You may read a full copy of the order here ( click here ). As an Essential Business, we remain open in this new environment. Since Tuesday, March 10 th , we have been working remotely. We have been conducting all ...
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  • Rebuilding a Healthy Co-Parenting Relationship with Your Ex

    Co-parenting with your former spouse can sometimes feel like an impossible task. You probably have several unresolved problems, wounded feelings, and cannot ever seem to have a conversation about your children without arguing. Before either of you can become effective co-parents, you need to work on rebuilding trust. You and your former spouse may never become friends again, but as long as you can ...
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  • Can I Date During the Divorce Process?

    Getting a divorce, whether you initiated it or not, can be a lonely process that can sometimes make you feel unworthy of love. To combat these feelings, many often quickly reenter the dating scene. After all, finding someone new who adores all the things your spouse eventually found fault in is a massive ego boost. Unfortunately, if you date during the divorce process, you may experience some ...
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  • ‘Tis the Season for Divorce: Increased Divorce Rates After the Holiday Season

    For many people, the holiday season is associated with family, togetherness, and joy. At least, that is what the holidays are marketed as. Near the Christmas and New Year holidays, many people decide to take big vacations with their families and significant others. However, this is not necessarily a universal understanding. The Possible Connection Between Divorce and the Holidays One of the most ...
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  • Missteps to Avoid During the Divorce Process

    The divorce process is fraught with a vast spectrum of emotions, such as anger, disappointment, sadness, resentment, and relief. It also involves a substantial amount of complex paperwork and, depending on your circumstances, might require a whole host of experts to comb through your finances, especially if you are going through a high asset divorce. Anything can go wrong, but too much is at stake ...
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  • The Risks of an Online Divorce

    If you are getting a divorce, you are probably looking for a way to dissolve your marriage without incurring substantial legal fees. Given the numerous tasks we effectively conduct online, getting an online divorce probably seems like an attractive option. After all, we bank online and even order our prescriptions online, so why not get a divorce through this useful method as well? Unfortunately, ...
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  • Tips to Stay Focused at Work While Going Through a Divorce

    Making the decision to move forward with a divorce is not easy and the process will likely be challenging on an emotional level. However, you must not let your divorce interfere with your ability to remain productive at work. Of course, this is probably easier said than done, which is why we compiled a list of tips that will help you stay on task during this difficult time. Read below for some ...
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  • The Benefits of Choosing a Collaborative Dissolution of Marriage

    When people think of divorce , they often imagine ugly courtroom battles and bitter fights. However, there are other, less hostile methods for dissolving a marriage that both parties can benefit from. However, it is necessary for spouses to approach this method with an open mind and a willingness to compromise, or they might not be able to achieve a settlement. To get the most out of your ...
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  • Why Choose Legal Separation Instead of Divorce?

    If you are trying to decide between legal separation and divorce , you might be wondering why spouses would choose one over the other. The main difference between the two options is, of course, that you would not be able to legally remarry if you chose to legally separate. You would be able to live separate lives, however, and all the same key issues that are addressed during the divorce process ...
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  • Is it Okay to Move Out of the Marital Home Before the Divorce is Finalized?

    After you make the decision to get divorced , it seems only natural for one spouse to move out of the marital home. You might not be on the best of terms, so sharing the same living space might not be ideal. However, before you move forward with any of your plans, it is crucial to understand the potential consequences of doing so. Moving out could affect the outcome of your divorce settlement in ...
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  • Tips for a High Asset Divorce

    Dissolving a marriage is often a complicated process that involves a lot of tricky obstacles, especially when the divorce involves substantial assets. Determining which assets are marital and which are separate, particularly for long-term marriages, can be difficult and is often a major point of contention for both parties. To untangle the threads and make this process easier, there are some tips ...
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  • What is Wasteful Dissipation and How Can it Affect My Divorce?

    Spending habits are often a big point of contention for married couples and it can become an even bigger issue during the divorce process, especially if one spouse spent vast sums of marital assets to prevent the other from receiving a fair share. Ohio is an equitable distribution state, which means a judge will seek to split your assets as fairly as possible. If it is evident that your spouse ...
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  • How Should I Talk to My Fiancé About Getting a Prenuptial Agreement?

    Conversations about prenuptial agreements are certainly not the most romantic in the world, but that does not mean they are not necessary. You and your future spouse can both benefit from having a prenuptial agreement in place, so it is important to get over your hang-ups regarding this controversial topic, so you can both move forward with the process of protecting your respective futures. How ...
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  • Signs Your Marriage is Over

    It can be a little difficult to know when to ride out a storm and when it’s time to call it quits. If you are reaching a point in your marriage where the joys are outweighed by frustration, anger, and disappointment, it might be time to cut the cord. No one can truly know for sure what is right for your circumstances and, ultimately, that decision is for you to make. However, there are some ...
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  • How Domestic Abusers are Using Smart Home Tech to Cause Harm

    Smart home devices have given many Americans their first dip into the technology of the future we once thought was only going to happen in sci-fi stories. Today, you can have your Amazon Echo device order you pizza, you can have your thermostat adjust itself based on how many people are home, and you can even lock and unlock your front door from your smartphone. While all of these devices are ...
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