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Five Things to Know Before Running a Credit Report on You or Your Spouse in Connection with a Divorce

Five Things to Know Before Running a Credit Report on You or Your Spouse in Connection with a DivorceFive Things to Know Before Running a Credit Report on You or Your Spouse in Connection with a Divorce Why should I be concerned about running a credit report on you or your spouse in connection with […]

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How Does Business Ownership Affect a Divorce in Columbus and Central Ohio?

How Does Business Ownership Affect a Divorce in Columbus and Central Ohio?How is a business ownership interest or professional practice handled in a Columbus or Central Ohio divorce?  Many operating agreements attempt to establish an unreasonably low values for the business ownership interest.  For example, a physician’s practice may establish the ownership value of each […]

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Property Division in a Divorce Isn't Simply a 50% Division of All Assets

Property Division in a Divorce Isn’t Simply a 50% Division of All AssetsProperty division in a Columbus divorce doesn’t simply mean dividing every marital asset in half and dividing it between the former spouses.  Part of the art and experience our attorneys bring to the table are the creative solutions necessary to achieve a fair […]

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You Must Fully Disclose All Assets and Debts in a Divorce

You Must Fully Disclose All Assets and Debts in a DivorceOhio law clearly requires every individual to make a full, transparent disclosure of all financial assets and debts in a divorce—even separate and premarital or gifted assets!  We are often asked “what specifically must be disclosed?”  The short answer is simply any and all information you […]

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High Asset Divorces Require Strategic Planning

High Asset Divorces Require Strategic PlanningFinancially substantive individuals who are considering a divorce should seek the advice of and select well established, expert and proven family law attorneys who can provide sound counsel and guidance.  The experienced divorce attorneys at The Law Offices of William L. Geary help to protect our client’s interests in high asset […]

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The Valuation of Business Ownership or a Professional Practice in a Columbus Divorce

The Valuation of Business Ownership or a Professional Practice in a Columbus DivorceThe valuation of business ownership or professional practice in a Columbus area divorce is a critical process requiring extensive expertise and experience. After  37 years of practice in litigation and more than 20 years of practice in Ohio family law, and involvement in […]

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How Taxation Affects Settlements in a Columbus Divorce

How Taxation Affects Settlements in a Columbus DivorceMany of our clients are not thinking about how taxation affects settlements in their divorce. However, the process of dividing assets and liabilities, and decisions of child and spousal support can have a significant impact on one’s taxes.  There are many issues in a divorce that have an […]

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What “Control” Do You have over a Divorce or Dissolution in the Columbus Area?

What “Control” Do You have over a Divorce or Dissolution in the Columbus Area?What is “control” in terms of a divorce or dissolution in the Columbus area, and why is it important to understand this concept as it applies to ending a marriage. For the purposes of this discussion, “control” is the ability to influence […]

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When Should You Consider Mediation during a Columbus Dissolution or Divorce?

When Should You Consider Mediation during a Columbus Dissolution or Divorce?One of the first things a person going through a dissolution or divorce in the Columbus area learns is that one way or another all of their assets and debts must be divided, and arrangements for children must be finalized. I am a mediator and […]

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How Does Your Behavior and Your Choices During a Dissolution or Divorce Affect Your Life Afterward?

How Does Your Behavior and Your Choices During a Dissolution or Divorce Affect Your Life Afterward?Dissolution and divorce are traumatic experiences for most people, and many cannot process what is happening in the “here and now,” let alone perceive that there is a road forward after the divorce or dissolution is completed. As a Columbus […]

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