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Ohio family law: How to live with an ex

Every year, numerous Ohio couples choose to end their marriages. While many move out of the shared home and move on with their lives right away, there are others who continue living together until their divorces are finalized or well after that has occurred. Living with an ex is not necessarily easy, but sometimes, it is a necessity. With the assistance of a family law attorney, ground rules can be set to make the situation more manageable.

Ohio family law: Out-of-state child support issues

Sometimes after divorce -- whether for work, new relationships, the need for support or the need to start over -- some people relocate out of state. If these individuals are ordered to pay child support or have orders to receive it, they may have questions about how an out-of-state move will affect those orders. The truth is, all states are required to uphold family law orders, even if they were granted in another state. So, child support orders issued in Ohio or elsewhere will still stand regardless of where each parent lives now or in the future.

Family law topic: Ideas to help kids cope with divorce

There are no set instructions for raising children. One Ohio family's needs may be quite different than another. However, when it comes to family law issues, such as divorce, there are certain practical ideas that are applicable in most situations that can help children come to terms with divorce and adapt to their new lifestyles in a healthy manner. 

Ohio family law: Protecting your business in the event of divorce

A good number of men and women in Ohio own their own companies. The last thing they want is for something to tear their businesses apart. Unfortunately, the one thing that may end up doing just that is their marriages. The sad reality is, not all marriages make it. If, with the assistance of a family law attorney, the proper steps are not taken to protect one's business, it may not survive the divorce process.

Ohio family law courts may consider your child's custody wishes

Divorce is hard on children. The way custody arrangements are set up can help make it a little easier for them to deal with how their family dynamic is changing. At some point, Ohio family law courts may even allow them to have a say in terms of who they want to live with.

Ohio family law: Everything you need to know about child support

When divorcing or separating from one's significant other and children are involved, one party will likely have to pay child support. It is generally how it goes. Ohio family law courts just want not make sure children have the financial support they need to be taken care of. Unfortunately, the child support issue can be a bit confusing. This column will address the basics of how child support works in Ohio.

Let a family law attorney help with your gray divorce

Many older couples are choosing to end their marriages right before or during their retirement years. There are a number of reasons for this, but some believe many who do this just want to live out their retirement years without being tied down in unhappy marriages. Whatever the reason, Ohio residents who file for divorce later in life may want an experienced family law attorney at their sides to help them through the process.

Ohio family law: The collaborative divorce

If you are one of the many Ohio residents who is looking into getting a divorce this year or in the near future, you likely have some questions about your options for completing the process. The good news is, you do have options. There are several ways to finalize your divorce. Collaborative divorce, for example, is an option for those couples who want to keep family law issues private and out of court.

Ohio family law: Winning at divorce, is that possible?

When a marriage fails, it is easy to feel like a loser. Relationship failure is difficult to get over. The truth is, one shouldn't feel that way. Not all marriages work out and it takes guts to admit that and take the steps necessary to move on. An experienced family law attorney can assist Ohio residents achieve fair and balanced divorce settlements so that they can move on with their lives.

Family law: When women make more money than men

In traditional relationships, husbands most often make more money than their wives. It has been this way for a long time. However, in Ohio and elsewhere things are changing. More women are starting to make more money than their husbands. This has changed their relationships and changed how family law settlements are drafted if a couple ends up getting divorced.

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