Divorce

Curbside Pick-up: Not a Good Idea for Divorce

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 trash.  While this is a funny scene in a commercial or movie, in reality it…

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Who Gets The House?

In most divorces, the family home is the largest asset that will be divided in the litigation.  In addition to the purely financial considerations, many people are emotionally attached to their home.  Some people will put keeping the house as the most important priority in securing a proper environment for their children.  For parents with…

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Ohio Divorce Attorney: What Do You Do?

A 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 going the way of the horse whip, but you still see it occasionally on web…

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Fight Your Dayton Divorce – Is That A Good Idea?

Do you really want to fight your Dayton divorce case?  As an experienced family lawyer, I have never heard anyone say “I’m going to cooperate my divorce case.”  The truth of the matter is that the divorce process can be much more productive if you spend more time finding things you can agree upon, than…

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Divorce Papers: Read Carefully!

Read Your Papers! – The Contempt Trap for Divorce In a recent case decided by the State of Ohio’s 5th Appellate District, the importance of reading and understanding your divorce papers was made clear.  In Woodie v. Woodie, the wife filed a contempt motion against the husband for his failing to follow their agreement regarding…

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Ohio Divorce Attorney: Discovery in Divorce

The Importance of Discovery in Divorce: Get an Attorney Who Understands the Details In any civil litigation matter, as in divorce, the discovery process can take anywhere from a short amount of time, to quite an extended amount of time, depending on the your specific situation, and what you are trying to discover.  Your attorney will…

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The Effects of Divorce on Children

Effects of Divorce on Children  – Trash Talking and the Damage Caused A divorce is a very emotional time for all parties involved.  Regardless of the reason for the split, both parties usually go through a wide array of emotions from happiness to uncontrollable rage.  Often these feelings are more intense when children are involved.…

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10 Commandments of Divorce Court

1. 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 you is not in the best interest of the child.  Children do not need to be…

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