Jack's Family Law Office Blog

Informative posts about Divorce, Dissolution, Child Custody and Family Law. Choose a category below to find helpful articles on divorce, dissolution, child custody and other family law related topics.

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Despite the fact that divorce rates dropped to a 40-year low in 2016 according to the National Center for Family & Medical Research, marriages still have about a 50% chance of lasting. Those aren’t exactly great odds, but just because you don’t want to be married anymore doesn’t mean that you s...
What is gray divorce? It's a term used to describe an increasing and all to common occurrence in the past decade or so--getting a divorce after the age of 50. In 2015, for every 1,000 married persons ages 50 and older, 10 divorced. This is up from five in 1990, according to data from the National Ce...
Dating is never easy. But it’s even more challenging after the pain of divorce because dating after divorce can bring its own its own set of challenges. When a relationship like marriage ends, you’re not yourself. You need time to rebuild and recover. But how much time do you need? How do you date s...
What Should You do if You Feel Your Lawyer Isn't Representing Your Needs? Getting a divorce can be stressful enough, but what if the attorney you have chosen to represent you doesn’t seem to be working out? When you find yourself having to hire a divorce lawyer, the attorney you hire can easily mak...
Your relationship has come to an end. But you aren’t satisfied. You want answers. You need closure. But how are you defining closure? Is it a clean break with everything ended to the satisfaction of you both? Is it having all of your questions about what went wrong with your relationship answered? T...
You spent a long time getting your shared parenting plan hammered out so that both you and your ex were satisfied with it. Or maybe you had a protracted custody battle that ended in the court making the parenting decision for you. Either way, there is often some point in their lives that a child may...
Change is an inevitable part of life. Even after your divorce and parenting plan is finalized, things happen. Living expenses change, children get older and employment opportunities can appear. Custody arrangements and alimony agreements are binding, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be changed. In m...
Even if you are married or in a committed romantic relationship, you still need to have other relationships in your life. Usually, these relationships are with friends or co-workers. It's possible to be friends with another person without crossing the line into something more. However, if you think ...
'You didn’t think that your future included divorce, but here you are. You don’t need to be told the downsides to divorce. You lived them. But what about the positives? What about the ways that your divorce--even if it was long, messy and drawn out--made you better? Your divorce has become part of y...
Most couples going through a divorce will have to deal with the issue of property and asset division. When it comes to these items, the state of Ohio is considered an equitable distribution state. To understand divorce laws in Ohio regarding property division, you have to understand that equitable i...

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