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Mediation in Divorce Court

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Throughout Ohio families are settling disputes in mediation and not in the courtroom. Ohio Revised Code 3109.052 authorizes mediation in cases involving the  allocation of parental rights and responsibilities.  Many courts now require that the parties try to reach an accommodation before they can terminate or modify a shared parenting plan.  An experienced attorney should be able to give you advice about the differences amongst the mediation programs offered by local courts.  Below is an example of a typical local [Read the full post. . .]

Child Support Laws Change as Arrearages Rise

A new law went into effect September 28, 2011 that reduces license suspensions for parents who fall behind on their child support payments. The new law provides that parents who pay at least half of their court-ordered child support will no longer face suspension of their driver’s or professional licenses. Another provision will allow parents to have prior suspensions for failing to pay child support removed from their driving record. Under the new law, county child-support enforcement agencies must look [Read the full post. . .]

Changes in Child Support Laws Mean Fewer Suspensions

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Last year over 100,000 parents had their driver’s license suspended for failure to satisfy their child support obligation.  Many advocates suggest that it is an inability to pay not an unwillingness and point to the downturn in Ohio’s economy.  On Wednesday a new law will go into effect allowing parents who pay at least 1/2 (one half) of their child support obligation to avoid a license suspension.  In addition, the law will allow cooperating parents to remove existing license suspensions [Read the full post. . .]

DUI & Divorce

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If you are involved in a custody dispute, or have a vindictive spouse who would like to start one, a DUI/OVI conviction can be used against you in domestic relations court.  Automatic license suspensions may make it difficult to exercise visitation with your children.  You may also find a court who will refuse to let you transport the children due to a DUI/OVI conviction, thereby increasing the cost or difficulty in seeing your kids.   If you are seeking an adoption, [Read the full post. . .]

Ohio Divorce Attorney

If you are in need of an exceptional Ohio divorce, custody, dissolution, or child support attorney, please consider Patricia Campbell.  Patricia Campbell can be found at www.OhioDivorceAttorney.com and can be reached at 937-879-9542.  Patricia Campbell practices divorce law in Greene, Montgomery, Clark, Warren, Miami and throughout Ohio. Please read below to find out about Ohio divorce attorney Patricia Campbell.


Born in Lexington, Kentucky, Patricia Campbell grew up in [Read the full post. . .]