Jack's Law Office Blog

Informative posts about Divorce, Dissolution, Child Custody and Family Law.

How Do I Change My Divorce Decree?

How Do I Change My Divorce Decree?
Change is an inevitable part of life. Even after your divorce and parenting plan is finalized, things happen. Living expenses change, children get old...
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The Important Things Your Divorce Will Teach You

The Important Things Your Divorce Will Teach You
'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 ab...
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Discovery: What it is and why it's Important for Your Divorce Case

Discovery: What it is and why it's Important for Your Divorce Case
What is Discovery? The term "discovery" refers to the process of the exchange of information between the parties. This information includes each spous...
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What Your Divorce Lawyer Needs to Know

What Your Divorce Lawyer Needs to Know
When you talk to a divorce lawyer about your case, there are several questions you need to ask. But any good attorney should ask you questions as well...
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Questions to Consider Before Hiring a Divorce Attorney

Questions to Consider Before Hiring a Divorce Attorney
Walking into a lawyer's office, especially when your mind and emotions are occupied with a looming divorce, can seem intimidating. However, preparatio...
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Ohio Dissolution FAQ: Nine Commonly Asked Questions

Ohio Dissolution FAQ: Nine Commonly Asked Questions
What is the difference between a dissolution and a divorce?In a divorce, the spouses are unable to agree on issues such as child support, property div...
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Quick Tips About Divorce Jurisdiction in Ohio

Quick Tips About Divorce Jurisdiction in Ohio
In Ohio, the court that handles divorce and dissolution cases is the Court of Common Pleas which is located in each county. This means a particular co...
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DIY Divorce: Is it Right For You?

DIY Divorce: Is it Right For You?
Thanks to the internet and easily available resources, more and more people are trying Do-It-Yourself divorce. In Ohio, this process is referred to as...
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Dissolution vs. Divorce: Which one is Right for You?

Dissolution vs. Divorce: Which one is Right for You?
In Ohio, a dissolution is a non-adversarial proceeding to legally terminate a marriage. A Dissolution also means that the terms of the divorce are dec...
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Divorce Hearing No Show: What Happens if You or Your Spouse Don't Show Up?

Divorce Hearing No Show: What Happens if You or Your Spouse Don't Show Up?
Some people do allow their divorce to proceed without their participation. Reasons include apathy, guilt, fear, depression or because they are attempt...
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How to Get a Divorce

How to Get a Divorce
Getting a divorce in Ohio often requires going through several court hearings and participating in numerous rounds of negotiation with your soon to be...
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What is a Legal Separation and What are the Main Benefits?

What is a Legal Separation and What are the Main Benefits?
When it comes to ending a relationship, the word “separation” can be a confusing term. While there are many different types of informal separations, t...
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How to Tell Your Spouse You Want a Divorce

How to Tell Your Spouse You Want a Divorce
While you may have thought about filing for a divorce in Ohio for a long time, the news may come as a shock to your spouse. Divorce, no matter how ami...
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I've Hired a Divorce Attorney: Now What?

I've Hired a Divorce Attorney: Now What?
You may think that after hiring a divorce lawyer, you can simply wait around for your court date, but people who actively participate in their divorce...
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My Divorce is Taking too Long. What Can I Do?

My Divorce is Taking too Long. What Can I Do?
Do you feel as though your divorce is taking too long to get through the courts? Each couple’s situation is unique, so the amount of time it will take...
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Cheating Spouse? Don't Make These Mistakes

Cheating Spouse? Don't Make These Mistakes
Finding out—or even suspecting—that your spouse or partner is having an affair is one of the most hurtful things that can happen to a relationship. In...
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The Complicated Issue of Child Custody

The Complicated Issue of Child Custody
One Size Doesn't Fit All Child custody cases can be the most difficult ones in Family Law court. The “best interests” standard comes before the courts...
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Ten New Year Resolutions for Divorced Parents

Ten New Year Resolutions for Divorced Parents

January is the time to make resolutions for the New Year. But as anyone with a health club membership can tell you, most people give up these resolutions by mid-February. When it comes to your children, however, it’s important to resolutions that last. Newly divorced parents can and should learn from the mistakes of others. The resolutions below will help you avoid these mistakes and create situations that will help instead of hurt your children.

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What is a Separation Agreement?

What is a Separation Agreement?
Q: What is a Separation Agreement? Any couple going through a dissolution in Ohio is required to have a Separation Agreement. This is essentially a le...
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Most Common Reasons for Divorce

Most Common Reasons for Divorce

Not all marriages fail for the same reason. Factors are endless, and even studies published by major universities disagree to what the number one causes for divorces are. Nevertheless, there are some common factors that show up again and again that can lead to the legal termination of a marriage. What are these commonalities? Infidelity, finances, age, incompatibility, lack of communication, unhappiness and abuse. We’ll discuss these common causes for divorce below in no particular order.

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