Understanding When You Should File for Divorce

Posted Date:March 20, 2016 | Categories:

when your should file for divorce

Only you can decide when a marriage is so broken that the best thing to do is end the relationship. That written, knowing the legal grounds Ohio recognizes for granting a divorce can help you understand if you will be able to have a court approve your request to be free of your spouse. You will also benefit from knowing how to avoid a lengthy court battle if both you and your partner agree that dissolving the marriage makes sense.

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Steps to Take When You Want a Divorce but Your Spouse Doesn’t

Posted Date:March 19, 2016 | Categories:

When you want divorce but your spouse doesnt

Concluding a series of amicable agreements over how to divide property, share child care duties, and provide ongoing financial support following a mutual decision to end a marriage is the goal in each case handled by the Dublin, Ohio, divorce attorneys with Edward F. Whipps & Associates. We know from decades of combined experience, however, that such outcomes are not always possible. Contested divorces initiated by one spouse are common and, often, contentious.

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Situations When You Should Hire a Family Law Attorney

Posted Date:March 18, 2016

When you hire family law attorney

Regardless of any specific reason you might have for thinking about hiring a family law attorney, you should do so when you require expert, objective advice and representative in legal disputes that involve your spouse, domestic partner, parent, or child. An attorney who can see past the emotional issues raised in disputes over marriage, custody, financial security, and mental fitness will help you identify your options and work toward achieving your best outcomes.

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Current Adoption Procedures in Ohio

Posted Date:March 17, 2016

Adoption procedures

Adoptions in Ohio can take many forms, but each requires going to court and having a probate court sign off on the relationship after determining that the adoption serves the best interest of the adoptee. Consulting with a family law attorney as you work through the adoption process can help ensure you file all the necessary forms with the proper authorities and that you know what to expect in the way of home visits and questions regarding your ability to offer the adoptee the best home and family life.

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How to Receive the Child Support You Deserve

Posted Date:March 15, 2016 | Categories:

Receive Child Support

  Receiving child support following a divorce or breakup requires establishing the need for and amount of the payments, as well as enforcing a court’s order against the noncustodial parent. While reading the following details of establishing and enforcing child support payments, keep in mind that Ohio law allows both men and women to seek support. Also, a person can be ordered to financially support a child until the age of 18 even if he or she never married the custodial parent.

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How Does Divorce Effect My Taxes?

Posted Date:March 14, 2016 | Categories:

How divorce effect taxes

 

This is one of the most frequent questions the Dublin, Ohio, divorce attorneys with Edward F. Whipps & Associates hear. Specific answers depend on each client’s circumstances, but we are happy to share the following basic information regarding how divorce affects taxes. Knowing generally what to expect will help spouses start planning as soon as possible to avoid financial shocks and hardships.

 

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Can Family Matters Be Resolved in Court?

Posted Date:March 13, 2016 | Categories:

Family matters resolved in court

The best answer to the question posed in the title is “yes, but.” Many family disputes do go to court, but problems might be better resolved through counseling or alternative dispute resolution (ADR) procedures.

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When You May Need a Second Opinion

Posted Date:March 12, 2016 | Categories:

Need a Second Opinion

If you are mired in a complex divorce litigation, your case can sometimes greatly benefit from a fresh set of eyes, someone looking at the situation from the outside, a family law expert who will analyze your situation from a new direction.

Just like you would get a second opinion before making an important decision regarding your health, it is smart to get a second opinion when you are involved in a divorce. Many of the strategies and outcomes that will result from those strategies can amount to a matter of opinion. A different perspective can unlock different possibilities that had not previously been explored or considered. The new perspective can create a new approach to a situation that had previously appeared to be deadlocked.

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Situations When You Should Hire a Family Law Attorney

Posted Date:March 10, 2016 | Categories:

Family lawyers Dublin

 Regardless of any specific reason you might have for thinking about hiring a family law attorney, you should do so when you require expert, objective advice and representative in legal disputes that involve your spouse, domestic partner, parent, or child. An attorney who can see past the emotional issues raised in disputes over marriage, custody, financial security, and mental fitness will help you identify your options and work toward achieving your best outcomes.

The types of cases a dedicated Dublin, Ohio family attorney with Edward F. Whipps & Associates can assist you with include

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Understanding Property Division

Posted Date:March 10, 2016 | Categories:

Property Division Lawyers

Understanding how Ohio law regards marital and personal property, and the property division that results in divorce, is important to your overall understanding of the divorce process.

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