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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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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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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I’m a stay-at-home mom getting a divorce. Where do I start? Ohio family lawyer, Amy Weis, digs into your divorce questions. Are you a stay-at-home mom facing divorce? No idea where to start? You’re not alone. I consistently meet with women in Columbus, Ohio, who are venturing back into a career long after graduating college…

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What to do when your family disapproves of your divorce. If you’re facing divorce, lawyers in Ohio put your needs first. Deciding to leave your spouse is difficult enough without having to face the disapproval of family members. Confronting another’s pain, whether your family’s, your friends’ or your children’s, is one of the toughest consequences…

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How to tell your spouse it’s over. Saying, “I want a divorce,” is a tricky, painful business. No one wants to be the bad guy and no one wants to make the first move. However, if you’ve been unhappy in your marriage for a considerable time, the “D” word has probably been on your mind…

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Is forgiveness good for your health? Doctors prove forgiving your ex is good for your heart – in more ways than one. In a nutshell, forgiveness is a decision to let go of resentment and thoughts of revenge. The Mayo Clinic writes that “forgiveness doesn’t mean that you deny the other person’s responsibility for hurting you, and…

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