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 [Read the full post. . .]
Can you deny Visitation to your ex-spouse as a punishment for failing to make timely child support payments? The answer is unequivocally NO! Failure to pay support never justifies cutting off visitation. Also, if you are denied visitation, you cannot [Read the full post. . .]
I am a Dayton divorce attorney helping people secure their finances, their family and their future. I devote myself exclusively to family law cases and practice in courts throughout the Miami Valley including Montgomery, Greene and Clark Counties. I help [Read the full post. . .]
Proceeding first with a dissolution is often the first request of many clients – most likely because it is the cheaper option. However, if the couple cannot conceive cooperating with each other, divorce is likely [Read the full post. . .]
CHILD SUPPORT FAQs
- What are the child support guidelines?
The Child Support Guidelines are guidelines are the rules passed by the Ohio legislature which calculate child support orders based upon the financial circumstances of both parents. These guidelines are presumed
Dissolution can be a great way to terminate a marriage, while keeping costs low, but it is not recommended in all situations. Divorce should be the process pursued instead of divorce in the [Read the full post. . .]
After the formal filing of the divorce “Complaint,” you may pursue restraining orders to prohibit your spouse from taking actions that may dissipate the marital assets. If appropriate, you may also be able to go to court to ask for [Read the full post. . .]
You need an experienced hand to handle military divorces. Military divorces have unique rules regarding residency requirements for filing for divorce, certain legal protections for the military member and emergency court orders pertaining to child support and division of military [Read the full post. . .]
Grandparents in Ohio may be granted visitation as part of a divorce, dissolution, legal separation or child support proceeding in both Domestic Relations (Family Law) Court and Juvenile Court proceedings. The Court may grant “reasonable companionship or visitation rights” to [Read the full post. . .]
If your current court order is no longer working, you may be able to change your child custody arrangement.
When one party has sole legal custody there must be a substantial change in circumstances with the legal custodian’s living situation [Read the full post. . .]