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What Are My Rights During Dissolution? Do They Differ Than Rights During Divorce?

What Are My Rights During Dissolution? Do They Differ Than Rights During Divorce?Dissolution and divorce are two ways that a marriage may be terminated. At the end of either process, the court will issue an order that ends the marriage between the parties, allocates debts and assets, provides child and spousal support orders, and provides […]

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My Ex Is Trying To Claim Part Ownership Of My LLC. What Are My Options?

My Ex Is Trying To Claim Part Ownership Of My LLC. What Are My Options?Business ownership can complicate a divorce, particularly when one spouse claims part ownership of a closely-held business interest. If one spouse owned the business prior to the marriage, then it is possible that the court will consider the value of the […]

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The Credit Cards Are In My Name, But We Each Used It During The Marriage. Who Gets The Debt?

The Credit Cards Are In My Name, But We Each Used It During The Marriage. Who Gets The Debt?In a contentious divorce, the issue of how debt is allocated can be a flashpoint between the divorcing parties. If the divorcing couple cannot agree, then a court will divide debts according to the law in the […]

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The Division of Time in Columbus Child Custody and Visitation can Affect Child Support

The Division of Time in Columbus Child Custody and Visitation can Affect Child SupportThere is absolutely a relationship between the amount of time each parent will spend with the children after a divorce, and the resulting impact on child support.  There are established child support guidelines in Ohio.  The guidelines carry out computations up to […]

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Upper Arlington Divorce Often Involves Substantial Assets and Business or Professional Practice Ownership

Upper Arlington Divorce Often Involves Substantial Assets and Business or Professional Practice OwnershipWhen a couple in Upper Arlington decides to end their marriage, there are often challenging issues that must be resolved such as the division of substantial assets, or the disposition of the ownership of a professional practice or closely held business.  How are […]

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How is Dissolution Different than Divorce in Columbus and Central Ohio?

How is Dissolution Different than Divorce in Columbus and Central Ohio?Dissolution is a cost effective and timely alternative to divorce under Ohio law, and many couples in Columbus and Central Ohio choose a dissolution as the vehicle to end their marriage.  How is dissolution different from a traditional type of divorce in Ohio?  The primary […]

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Divorce in Columbus Has Come a Long Way

Divorce in Columbus Has Come a Long WayIn my 30+ years of experience as a divorce and family law attorney here in Columbus, I can tell you that divorce has come a long way for the better.  The old model of divorce has been replaced with options that allow couples to tailor solutions to the […]

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