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September 2017 Archives

Don't rush through the financial aspects of divorce

Sometimes when a couple in Dublin decides to end their marriage, both parties want to get the matter over with as quickly as possible. However, it is important to take the time to carefully address all divorce legal issues, particularly financial issues. This is because the outcome of the property division process and any award of spousal support can last for the rest of a person's life. Therefore, it is in one's best interests to make sure they understand the decisions they are making when it comes to spousal support the division of assets and debts in a divorce.

Ohio couples looking to wed may also want to look at prenups

With all the romance weddings bring, it can be easy to have your head in the clouds, especially when you start to envision your future life with your partner. If this is the case, it may come as somewhat of a shock if your partner suggests entering into a prenuptial agreement before the wedding day arrives. After all, prenuptial agreements address the possibility of divorce, something that may seem unlikely at the time. However, the fact of the matter is that not every marriage is meant to last, so it is best for couples in Dublin, and elsewhere, to be prepared.

What formalities must be met when executing a will in Ohio?

When people in Ohio think about creating a will, they may think they can simply write something out on their own and be done with it. However, under Ohio Laws and Rules section 2107.03, there are certain formalities that must be met in order for a will in Ohio to be valid and enforceable.

Divorce and spousal support in Ohio

Alimony, today also commonly called spousal support, can be an important issue for many divorcing couples in Ohio. Many people harbor misconceptions about this provision gleaned from popular culture or their own friends and family.

Ohio parents may need help with child custody plans post-divorce

Married parents in Dublin who are facing the prospect of divorce may be very concerned for the welfare of their child. They want to see that their child doesn't suffer too much during the divorce process and, while they may feel a great deal of sadness that they may not see their child every day, they want their child to adjust to living in two households in a healthy way that promotes two separate safe and stable homes.

Legal separation may be preferred to divorce for some in Ohio

While every marriage has its ups and downs, sometimes arguments become so constant and unyielding that the core of the marriage begins to crumble. When spouses feel like they simply can no longer continue living as a married couple, they may think their only option is divorce. However, there are situations in which couples in Ohio who are facing a failing marriage may choose a legal separation rather than divorce.

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