Tag Archives: Divorce

Unintended Consequences of an Ohio DUI Charge

A drunk driving charge can affect you in ways that you may not expect. Listed below are some of the more vexing issues associated with an Ohio DUI (OVI) charge. 1. Child Custody - If you are involved in a custody dispute, or have a vindictive spouse who would like to start one, a DUI/OVI conviction…
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Divorce in Springfield and Clark County (by Ohio Divorce Attorney)

Divorce and Dissolution proceedings involving residents of Springfield and Clark County are heard in the Clark County Common Please Court, Domestic Relations Division.  The Clark County Domestic Relations Court is located at 31 N. Limestone Street (lower level), in downtown Springfield.  The Domestic Relations Court is located in its own building which is north of the…
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How Long Will My Ohio Divorce Take?

The best way to answer this question is to ask how much cooperation can you expect from your ex-spouse.  A high level of cooperation and trust will allow you to consider filing a dissolution.  If there is very little trust and cooperation you can expect a longer process. A typical divorce can take anywhere from…
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Life After Divorce (by OhioDivorceAttorney.com)

You are driving home after your final divorce hearing when it hits you.  I'm done! It's finally over!  When the relief of a final divorce hearing fades you are left with some very fundamental questions about what happens next.  Here is my Top Ten List of things to do make your new life everything you…
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The Divorce Process by DaytonDivorceLaw.com

Christine McGee, Chief Magistrate of the Montgomery County Domestic Relations Court once said: “In criminal court you see bad people acting their best, and in our court you see good people acting their worst.” In a perfect world, separation would be a painless process of dividing your assets and deciding what a perfect visitation schedule…
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The Greene County Domestic Relations Court, Forms and Information

The Greene County Domestic Relations Court is a division of the Greene County Court of Common Pleas located at 595 Ledbetter Rd., in Xenia, Greene County, Ohio.  The Court's hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.  You can reach the Court at its website, or by calling (937) 562-6249.  The Domestic Relations…
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“Grounds” For Divorce In Ohio

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="What are the "fault" lines in your marriage?"][/caption] In order to obtain a divorce or dissolution in Ohio, the court must find that there exist statutorily defined "grounds" to terminate the marriage.  The grounds can be either "no-fault" or "fault" and must be established by the petitioner.  A corroborating witness should…
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Ohio Divorce Law: Post-Decree Litigation

It is one of the most demoralizing feelings in the world.  After multiple hearings, endless negotiation and heart-wrenching compromises you have completed your Ohio divorce.  Now, the other party refuses to live up to the agreement.  Whether you need help enforcing a ruling made by the judge (such as orders to pay debts, pay support,…
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Establishing Paternity in Ohio Divorce Proceedings

Establishing “paternity” is the process of going to court to begin the legal relationship between a father and his child.  Legally, paternity can only be established between unmarried parents since any child born during a marriage is presumed to be the husband’s child.  We, as a society, have a vested interest in helping to establish…
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