Choosing to file for divorce is a very difficult decision. Sometimes due to varying situations, the spouses want to explore alternative choices in lieu of filing for divorce. One of those alternatives is a legal separation.
Like many issues in domestic relations, seeking to be reimbursed by the domestic relations court when your spouse has irrevocably broken the marriage vows through actions such as an affair would fall into the category of "it depends."
When going through a divorce, the holidays are oftentimes difficult. Here are a few tips to make things go more smoothly.
When it comes to the most important things in your life, your children and financial security, you likely do not want a stranger deciding your future. When facing divorce, many people want to know what options they have other than litigation. There are many forms of alternative dispute resolution that can be utilized before or after one files a complaint for divorce in Ohio or a petition for dissolution in Kentucky. Many clients have heard terms such as mediation or collaboration, but do not know what they mean or how they can be used in their case.
Summer is here and many families like to take vacations with their children. A common question when going through a divorce or after is "are there any restrictions on travelling with my children?"
Tax time is quickly approaching and if you are going through a divorce, you may have some questions about how to file your taxes.
Our divorce and collaborative law attorneys are commonly asked what the difference is between a divorce and dissolution. They are also frequently asked about collaborative law.
Many people come in for their first consultation and one of the questions that they have is whether they can leave the marital residence. They want to know if it is OK to leave or if they are abandoning the house. Under Ohio law you do not lose any property interest in your home by moving out of it. The home remains a marital asset, which will be divided in the divorce.
Deciding to get a divorce is oftentimes a difficult decision. Once that decision is made you have to broach the topic of what, when, and how to tell the children. It is important to remember that your children are smart and intuitive. They likely either know or sense that something is happening. For that reason, it is important to be prepared to talk to them and to answer their questions.
Deciding that you are ready to end your marriage is one of the most difficult decisions that you will ever have to make, but you've made the decision, so now what? Or maybe your spouse has made the decision for you. Where do you go from here?