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  • Child Custody

    The latest posts for Child Custody are listed below.
    • Would Shared or Sole Custody Benefit You & Your Child the Most?

      You might be ready for most of your divorce , like spousal support and property division , but few parents are able to anticipate what to do with the allocation of parental rights . This is understandable. After all, deciding child custody is quite possibly the most important factor of your divorce or family law dispute . You want your child to be happy, healthy, and comfortable after your ...
    • Tips for Effective Co-Parenting

      Co-parenting is never easy. It is difficult enough for married couples to agree wholeheartedly on their parenting styles, let alone two people who were once together but have now chosen to separate. As a result, attempting to co-parent can be a struggle--especially if you are concerned about your ex’s judgement, decision-making skills, and parenting habits. However, every parent wants the best for ...
    • The Parental Relocation Process in Ohio

      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 order to get the court’s approval to relocate with their children over state lines. Let’s ...

    Divorce

    The latest posts for Divorce are listed below.
    • Want to Keep Your Divorce Stress Free? Consider These Tips

      Divorce can happen to any couple. In fact, statistically, it will happen to half of all American married couples. If you are staring at a divorce on the horizon, then know you are not alone — and also know that your divorce does not have to be contentious, problematic, and generally packed with ill-will. Equipped with a little knowledge and tips upfront, you might be able to avoid the worst of ...
    • Tax Bill Repeals Alimony Deduction

      The Conference committee tax bill in Congress maintained the proposal to repeal the alimony deduction. Alimony is the same as spousal support in Ohio and will similarly repeal the tax deduction for spousal support.. This is one of the most revolutionary and controversial changes in family law in decades. Our team feels this situation can be avoided if one major factor is considered: this ...
    • Pet Custody & Divorce

      Many families consider their pets to be a member of the family, but in a divorce, they may not have the same protections. During a divorce, you may find yourself arguing over the custody of your family pet. Pet custody disputes can feel emotionally draining and stressful, but your love for your pet shouldn’t be overlooked by the court. If you are fighting for the custody of your pet, here’s what ...

    News

    The latest posts for News are listed below.
    • Weis Law Group Wins Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms for 2018 Edition of U.S. News

      Our firm, Weis Law Group, is thrilled to announce we are the recipients of the Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms for the 2018 Edition of U.S. News. This award is only distributed to the top law firms in the nation, and we are so honored to be recognized by such a prestigious organization. Our sincere dedication to helping our clients move on from the difficulties of their family law issues has led us ...
    • Hidden Provision in Rewritten Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act

      When the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 became law on December 23, 2016, it did not garner much attention. If people knew that a subtle clause within the paperwork impacted the split retirement pay of divorcing active duty military members, it may have caught more eyes and headlines. When the act was signed, it also turned official some rewrites to the Uniformed Services ...
    • Weis Law Group to Join Carlile Patchen & Murphy

      We are thrilled to provide you with some exciting news regarding our firm. Beginning on January 1, 2017, Weis Law Group will join Columbus law firm Carlile Patchen & Murphy (CPM). Amy Weis will be joining CPM as a Partner and Danny O’Connor will be joining CPM as Of Counsel. Jaime Warner will be joining CPM as a Paralegal. The offices of Weis Law Group will be closed from 5 p.m. on December 23, ...

    Prenuptial Agreements

    The latest posts for Prenuptial Agreements are listed below.
    • 6 Strange (and Likely Unenforceable) Prenuptial Clauses

      Prenuptial agreements are a common marriage tool employed by wealthy couples or couples with a high degree of unequal earning. Prenuptials , as our Columbus divorce lawyers have mentioned before, are a powerful resource for couples at any income level—it provides clarity about money behavior, lends transparency to each spouse’s expectation, and even offers a way of strengthening your marriage by ...
    • Things to Include in Your Prenuptial Agreement

      Before getting married, many couples obtain a prenuptial agreement – also referred to as a “prenup” – to ensure that each person’s property and assets are protected. There seems to be a public perception that these types of contracts are for the wealthy elite, but the truth is, regardless of your financial situation, prenuptial agreements clarify each spouse’s financial rights and protect them ...
    • Common Prenuptial Agreement Mistakes to Avoid

      Are you committed to having a prenuptial agreement before you get married? Or have a partner who would like you to sign one before your wedding? These matters can be sensitive for a couple and, to alleviate some of the awkwardness, many couples streamline the prenuptial agreement process just to "get it over with." However, a careful approach is needed for this process and, too many times, couples ...
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