Category Archives: Montgomery County Ohio

Curbside Pick-up: Not a Good Idea for Divorce

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DIVORCE: Kicking your spouse to the curb – make sure you don’t put their stuff there.

Often in movies or commercials when couples split-up, the wife starts throwing all the husband’s stuff into the yard, or puts it in the [Read the full post. . .]

Ohio Divorce Attorney: What Do You Do?

jamie2A few years ago the only place that an attorney could advertise was the phone book.  Most attorneys chose to make the most of the ad space by publishing a “panel” of services they provided.  This list of services is [Read the full post. . .]

Tis the Season: Surviving Your Divorce Through the Holidays

It’s that time of year again. Holiday season is upon us. And even though so many of us perceive this time of year as a joyous one, one that will allow us to spend time with our family and friends, [Read the full post. . .]

10 Commandments of Divorce Court

Divorce Court, commandments1. Thou shalt not bring your child to divorce court.

The ultimate interest of the divorce court is the best interest of the child.  Unless it is requested by the divorce court, bringing your child to the court with [Read the full post. . .]

Child Support Directly to My Ex-Spouse?

In my practice, I receive a lot of questions involving child support daily.  One of the most common questions I receive is as follows:  “Should I pay support directly to my spouse?” A similar question: “Why should I [Read the full post. . .]

Valuing Marital Assets Accurately–Extremely IMPORTANT!!


One of the most important aspects of your divorce (besides custody of your children, of course) is to have correct valuations of marital assets.  Your attorney has the very important job of investigating, valuating, and objectively inventorying all [Read the full post. . .]

What constitutes Separate Property in Ohio?


Separate Property is defined as all real and personal property, and any interest in real or personal property that is found by the court to be any of the following:

  1. An inheritance by one spouse by bequest, devise, or
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Divorce in Montgomery County

montIf you are seeking a divorce, dissolution of marriage, legal separation, annulment or civil domestic violence protection order in Montgomery County, Ohio your case will be heard in the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division. The court is [Read the full post. . .]

Divorce Law In Ohio: Divorce Causes

Marriage Equality

If you are seeking a divorce in Ohio, your complaint must allege, and the plaintiff (party filing the divorce complaint) must later prove, one or more of the following legal grounds for divorce:

3105.01 Divorce causes.

The court of common [Read the full post. . .]