The Basics of Same Sex Adoption in Ohio

The Basics of Same Sex Adoption in Ohio

Many members of the LGBT community are interested in adopting a child. In fact, it’s estimated that two million LGBT people are currently interested in welcoming an adopted child into their home. But, many LGBT prospective parents don’t know what to expect, so they may be hesitant to start the adoption process. If you’re in […]
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Signs Your Spouse is Hiding Assets

Signs Your Spouse is Hiding Assets

During a divorce, both spouses are required to provide the court with a list of their assets so the judge can determine how the marital assets should be distributed. However, it’s possible that your spouse will leave some of his assets off of this list to ensure they are not awarded to you in the […]
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What Single Prospective Parents Should Consider Before Adopting

What Single Prospective Parents Should Consider Before Adopting

Many people believe that married couples are the only ones who are allowed to adopt a child, but that’s not the case. Many single men and women decide to become parents through adoption, but being a single parent is a huge responsibility. How do you know if you’re ready? Here’s what single prospective parents should […]
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Everything You Should Know About Wage Garnishment and Child Support

Everything You Should Know About Wage Garnishment and Child Support

Parents must comply with the terms of a court-ordered child support agreement. But, some parents who are ordered to make child support payments refuse to pay. Make no mistake—the court will not allow a non-custodial parent to get away with missing child support payments. There are a number of ways the child support order can […]
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Tips For Preparing For A Child Support Hearing

Tips For Preparing For A Child Support Hearing

Parents have a legal obligation to care for their children—even after a divorce. During divorce proceedings, a child support hearing will be scheduled to determine how much the non-custodial parent should pay the custodial parent. Regardless of whether you are the custodial or non-custodial parent, it’s important to prepare yourself for this hearing. Here’s how: […]
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How to Celebrate Kids’ Birthdays After Divorce

How to Celebrate Kids’ Birthdays After Divorce

Kids look forward to their birthday all year long, so it’s important for divorced parents to make this special occasion as memorable as possible for their child. But, parents who do not get along with one another may have trouble putting their feelings aside, even if they know it’s best for their child. It can […]
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Why You Should Keep the Dirty Details of Your Divorce Private

Why You Should Keep the Dirty Details of Your Divorce Private

It can be tempting to vent to friends, family members, and co-workers about your divorce drama as it unfolds. But, it may be best to keep the dirty details of your divorce private. Here’s why: Your Children Could Find Out Even if you don’t tell your kids the details of your divorce, the information you […]
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FAQs About Child Visitation in Ohio

FAQs About Child Visitation in Ohio

It is usually in a child’s best interest to spend time with both parents, which is why the court often grants the non-custodial parent visitation rights. Many parents do not know much about visitation, or their rights to spend time with their child even if they are not the custodial parent. To learn more about […]
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Are Divorced Women Healthier Than Married Women?

Are Divorced Women Healthier Than Married Women?

Many people assume that women who get divorced are emotional wrecks that have a hard time adjusting to their new lives. It’s true that divorce can be hard—on both men and women—but there could be some surprising benefits to it. According to a new study published in the Journal of Women’s Health, divorced women may […]
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Why Couples File For Divorce in January

The New Year is often associated with new beginnings, so it may not be surprising to learn that a lot of couples choose to file for divorce in January. But, a fresh start isn’t the only reason why couples wait until January to end their marriage. Here are some of the other reasons why January […]
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