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St. Patrick’s Day and Divorce

Don’t Rely on the Luck of the Irish to Protect Your Case on St. Patrick’s Day St. Patrick’s Day is a great holiday to celebrate with friends and family, and the only time of year to drink as much green beer as anyone could want.  When you are recently separated, divorced, or involved in another…

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An Abrupt Ending to the Fairytale: Annulment

First Comes Love, then a Fast Marriage, then….Annulment? Legal Separation and Annulment are two seldom used legal procedures for the termination of a marriage, yet I receive numerous calls and questions from people about the topic. (The process of legal separation is discussed in another article.) Annulment is rarely used because it can only be used…

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Divorce and Children: Why is my child so stressed?

What about Your Divorce is Causing Your Child’s Stress: First Look in the Mirror When you are in the divorce process, in a failing marriage, or experiencing other hard times in life, you are likely very stressed.  Parents often try to hide life’s harsh realities from their children, keeping the scary, ugly facts to themselves.  Parents…

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New Boyfriends and Girlfriends: The Legal Cost to You

New Boyfriends and Girlfriends:  Stay Out or Pay Out! When it comes to custody, support, divorce and dissolution, new boyfriends and girlfriends only complicate and impede the legal process.  Many new significant others are ready to come to your defense and help you show your ex the big mistake they made, but this can cost you in…

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Free Legal Advice: Don’t Listen to It!

DANGER, DANGER! – Free legal advice can cost you a lot! When you have problems in your life you likely talk it out with your friends and family.  However, for legal advice you should only be seeking the advice of a licensed attorney in Ohio.  Attorneys often offer free legal advice about divorce and other legal…

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Divorce and Pregnancy

Can’t wait to be rid of your Ex?  Want to start over through divorce? – Just wait to get pregnant! Many times in divorce the parties have been living separately for some time.  Many times parties are already engaged to a new significant other, and are living with that person.  Finally, the parties file for…

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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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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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Can Spousal Support be modified after my divorce?

Often, courts will retain jurisdiction on the issue of spousal support.  This means that if circumstances change from the time of the original spousal support award, the amount and/or duration of the support may be modified or changed.  This generally happens if and when there has been a significant and unforeseen change in one spouse’s…

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Ohio Divorce Attorney Says “Stay Off Facebook”

Jamie Anderson, experienced Ohio Divorce and family law attorney, offers some common sense advice on how to avoid having your social media rants come back to bite you in court. Divorce attorney Jamie L. Anderson at (937) 879-9542 to schedule a free consultation about your family law case today. Jamie and her team of divorce attorneys, financial…

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