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Ohio family law: Think twice before posting to social media

Social media is a part of everyday life for most people. Numerous Ohio residents turn to sites like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to share details of their lives with family, friends and strangers. While these sites grant people connections with others, what one posts on social media can have severe consequences if one is not careful. A woman in another state found this out the hard way when she aired her family law issue on Facebook in a way that some found offensive and cruel.

Ohio family law: Lessons from the Jolie-Pitt custody case

Trying to figure out child custody arrangements when in the midst of dissolving one's marriage can be a challenge. Two parents can have widely different ideas on what they think is best for their children. When all is said and done, family law courts in Ohio and elsewhere understand that the child custody issue is not a one and done kind of thing. Modifications to initial custody plans may be necessary and have the ability to benefit everyone involved.

Family law approach to divorce can affect timeline

Divorce: an issue that will strike numerous Ohio couples this year. When it does, it is understandable that both parties would want to get it over as quickly as humanly possible. Is there such a thing as a swift divorce? At the end of the day, the family law approach taken to address the matter can affect the divorce timeline. 

Ohio family law: a case for prenuptial agreements

Prenuptial agreements are only for rich people, right? That is what a lot of people tend to believe. The truth is, they are for anyone with assets that they want to protect going into their marriages. Ohio residents who are on the fence about prenups can turn to a family law attorney for guidance on the matter.

Ohio family law: sole custody

Right now, joint child custody is all the rage. It is believed to be best for children and their parents, as it allows for the continued growth of parental-child relationships even after marriages fail. While there is a shift in family law circles to push for shared custody, sometimes, sole custody is still the best option for some Ohio families. 

Ohio family law: My spouse used me for my money

When getting married, no one wants to think about everything that can go wrong. No one wants to think that their soon-to-be spouse has an alternative reasoning for getting married. Unfortunately, in family law circles in Ohio and elsewhere, it is not uncommon to see instances where one spouse took advantage of the other and then filed for divorce. It happens. The question, then, is what will one do about it to try and make it right during divorce proceedings?

New family law trend: splitting up but staying together

The whole point of getting a divorce is to free oneself from a toxic relationship. Ohio couples who have tried to make their marriages work but who have been unsuccessful at doing so just want to move on with their lives. When children are involved, though, or finances are not in a good place, moving on may not be as easy as people think. This is why the new family law trend of splitting up but staying together is gaining traction. 

Family law mistakes to avoid

When going through the divorce process in Ohio or elsewhere, there are a lot of mistakes that people make that only end up hurting them in the long run. Some of these mistakes can be avoided easily, especially is one has an experienced family law attorney at his or her side. Here are some of the most common mistakes made during the divorce process.

Ohio family law: Types of joint custody living arrangements

Divorce is hard. Divorce when children are involved is even more so. More parents, and courts, in Ohio are choosing joint child custody arrangements -- as they are proven, in many cases, to serve the best interests of the children. Figuring out how to make such arrangements work, though, can take some time. A family law attorney can help create a custody plan that fits a family's needs.

How Bitcoin is creating problems in family law circles

Bitcoin, the popular cryptocurrency, has been in the news quite frequently since its inception in 2009. Most recently, it made headlines for its massive value gains and losses -- that is what most investors care about, right? However, another reason it has been in the news as of late is due to the problems it is causing in family law circles in Ohio and elsewhere.

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