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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.
    • Divorce Don’ts: How Divorcees Land in Contempt of Divorce Court Orders

      The orders created by a divorce or family law court are effectively “private laws” that apply just to the people involved in the related case. As such, failing to follow those new rules can lead to some serious legal consequences. The legal term for someone who has not followed divorce court orders is being in contempt of court . How can a divorcee become contempt of court? There are a few common ...
    • Are Your Holiday Plans Divorce Friendly?

      A great way to spend the holidays is traveling near and far to visit friends and family. Others prefer to use their vacation time at the end of the year and see somewhere new. If you have travel plans on your calendar for the holidays or New Year’s, be sure to take a look at your parental rights as established in your divorce or shared parenting plan first. Many new divorcees forget to consider ...
    • How Can Marital Property Change Hands?

      In Ohio, the state’s equitable distribution rules mean your marital property will be divided fairly if you should ever divorce your spouse. Your separate property will be protected from property division in your divorce. However, the designation of property ownership is not necessarily set in stone. A legal process known as transmutation may allow for separate property to become marital property, ...

    Family Law

    The latest posts for Family Law are listed below.
    • Five Tips for Saying Goodbye to a Beloved Home

      Moving out of your family home can be a truly emotionally draining and challenging process. It is completely normal for people to grieve the loss of places that once felt so familiar. Whether you are moving out for a new job elsewhere, due to financial troubles, or a property division order in a divorce that did not quite go your way, it can be a genuine challenge to let go of the house you called ...

    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, ...

    Postnuptial Agreement

    The latest posts for Postnuptial Agreement are listed below.
    • Can You Get a Postnuptial Agreement in Ohio?

      Most people know that a prenuptial agreement allows you to decide before you get married what to do in case you get a divorce . Prenuptials are seen as failsafe legal tools to help you protect your best interests in the event your marriage ends. A postnuptial is essentially the same thing, but it is made after a marriage becomes official. However useful a postnuptial may be, Ohio does not consider ...

    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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