Jack's Law Office Blog

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

What to do When Your Child Refuses to Visit the Other Parent

What to do When Your Child Refuses to Visit the Other Parent
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 protract...
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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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How To Protect Your Property In A Divorce

How To Protect Your Property In A Divorce
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 ...
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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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Things You Need to Know Before Your Divorce Trial

Things You Need to Know Before Your Divorce Trial
Although most divorces are settled outside the courtroom, an already stressful situation can become overwhelming if it goes trial. While divorces are ...
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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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Seven Child Custody Myths

Seven Child Custody Myths
When it comes to divorce, child custody issues are usually emotional and sometimes become contentious. Unfortunately, this can mean that parents often...
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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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Helping Children in Blended Families

Helping Children in Blended Families
According to the Pew Research Center, in 2013, four out of ten new marriages included one partner who had been married before, and two out of every te...
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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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