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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.
    • Who Keeps Fido? Examining California’s New Pet Custody Law

      At the beginning of 2019, California updated its laws regarding pet ownership – or pet custody – in a messy divorce . Before the legal update, the court saw pets like property, falling under either separate or community property rules just like a car, television, or dining room set. Now, a judge’s discretion gets final say in who gets to keep Fido and Fluffy after a divorce concludes, assuming the ...
    • Divorce Rates are Down – Find Out Why

      The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tracks all sorts of things related to the physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing of Americans. Did you know this also includes marriage and divorce rates in 44 states? According to the CDC’s data based on 2016, which is the most recent complete year of data available, divorce rates are dropping. From 2008 to 2016, the divorce rate has ...
    • Divorcing as a Business Owner? Read This

      Business owners and entrepreneurs rely on their business investments and ventures for income. Many even tie the success of their business to their own personal identity. When married, though, half of the business may technically become the property of the other spouse, which also means this same split can come up in divorce . Keeping Control of Your Business in Divorce If you want to keep control ...

    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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