Columbus Family Lawyers Who Get Results

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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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Divorce can be a lengthy process, and disputes can cause your divorce to take many months, or even years, to be finalized. So what happens when your divorce is finally over and you are considered officially divorced? Here’s what you can expect to happen. THE DIVORCE PROCESS Your divorce cannot be finalized until all issues…

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The Pew Research Center reports that divorce rates among adults over 50 have tripled since the 1990s, and they continue to climb. However, while gray divorce has become more common, it has not become any less complex or emotionally demanding for the parties involved. Cases of gray divorce almost never involve matters of custody, so common wisdom…

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WHAT HAPPENS IF MY SPOUSE DOESN’T HIRE A LAWYER? If you’re getting a divorce, you know it is already complicated, even when both parties involved have adequate legal representation. However, when your spouse refuses to hire a divorce attorney, it can present some unique challenges and opportunities for you as the opposing spouse. A spouse may…

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As part of any divorce, finances are typically at the forefront of one’s concerns. No one wants to give up their rightfully earned assets, no matter how amicable they are with their ex-spouse. As a result, people often enter into protracted, combative disagreements regarding all things financial, particularly retirement benefits. Depending on the specifics of…

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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.…

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