Columbus Family Lawyers Who Get Results

One question we hear quite often has to do with who actually owns the engagement ring in a relationship. Is it a gift? Does it become “marital property?” This is something which has actually been ruled on several times in Ohio law and may surprise a lot of people. “CONDITIONAL” GIFTS The law in Ohio…

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Between the family gatherings, gift shopping, travel arrangements, and seemingly never enough time in the day to balance it all, the holidays can be stressful enough as they are. However, for families who have recently completed the divorce process, the experience of a first holiday season can bring a new level of difficulty and emotional strain. Here…

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While Facebook has become such an integral part of our online society, the popular social network has had a number of unforeseen influences on our daily lives. One such surprising influence has been an increase in the number of divorces amongst regular users. A study conducted by the scholarly journal Computers in Human Behavior noted that while it is…

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In what is bound to be one of Hollywood’s highest profile divorces, Angelina Jolie is ending her marriage with husband Brad Pitt. Angelina filed for divorce on Monday, citing irreconcilable differences. She lists the date of separation as Sept. 15. According to sources, Angelina’s decision to initiate the divorce is due to the method in…

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Many people can be intimidated by the thought of having to appear before a judge in their divorce case. For those who will be experiencing a legal proceeding for the first time, there are a few things you should know before setting foot inside a courtroom. Adhering to these general guidelines may not have a…

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With the number of divorces happening every year still continuing to rise, several common myths have begun to proliferate their way into general public knowledge. We often hear from clients about a law or part of the divorce process which confuses or perhaps even frightens them of what they are about to face in their…

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Because everybody’s life has the ability to take a sudden turn that may require you to have to relocate. This includes those who have gone through a divorce and are sharing child custody or who have visitation privileges. As such, the state of Ohio has created a process which these parents must go through in…

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When going through a divorce, it can be tempting to try and hide assets in an effort to save money and property from being divided. Regardless of the circumstance, hiding assets is always a terrible idea and it can lead to more trouble than you bargained for. HOW ARE ASSETS HIDDEN? There are a wide range…

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Retaining proper and adequate representation is extremely crucial, but you are responsible for the quality and caliber of your representation. Ideally, you’d want a lawyer who is dedicated, professional, and organized – but unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. It’s important to remember, however, that you are not obligated to stick with the attorney you…

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The first consultation you have with your divorce attorney can also be the most informative meeting throughout the entire divorce or dissolution process. Typically, these types of consultations don’t last longer than an hour. To make the most out of the time you have with your lawyer, you want to make sure you arrive prepared to get…

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