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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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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Marriages in Ohio can be ended in either a divorce or a dissolution.  A divorce is a contested hearing wherein one spouse alleges that  the other has been “at fault” under one of the statutory grounds for divorce permitted under Ohio law.  According to Ohio law, “fault” grounds include adultery, willful absence for more than…

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If you live in Beavercreek and are contemplating a divorce or dissolution, your divorce case will be heard in the Greene County Common Pleas Court, division of Domestic Relations.  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…

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Divorce or Dissolution? You may be able to save time and money by following Ohio’s simplified procedure for termination of your marriage. Ohio law provides that you may file a joint petition called a Petition for Dissolution. A dissolution represents an agreement between you and your spouse agree to all issues including the division of…

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Next Step in the Process of Divorce: The Answer You have been served with a Complaint for Divorce – the Answer is your reply, but like the Complaint, there are  some important things you should be aware of. As with any other type of civil litigation, you only have a short period of time in which…

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When going through divorce, a summer vacation with your kids can be a needed retreat: just cover your bases with good communication. This is the time of year when hopefully the sun is around more, the flowers begin to appear, and kids start to look forward to the coming end of the school year.  Summer vacation…

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If you live in Xenia and are contemplating a divorce or dissolution, your divorce case will be heard in the Greene County Common Pleas Court, division of Domestic Relations.  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…

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A Goldmine to Your Ex’s Attorney: Sexual Pictures on Social Media In the previous i discussed post pictures of children and the effects posting certain types of pictures and videos on social media could have on a family law case.  In this article the focus is on “sexy selfies” or photos of yourself which may…

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If you live in Fairborn and are contemplating a divorce or dissolution, your divorce case will be heard in the Greene County Common Pleas Court, division of Domestic Relations.  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…

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