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

How the Child Support Enforcement Agency (CSEA) Helps You

How the Child Support Enforcement Agency (CSEA) Helps You
Parents have a responsibility to support their children. Obtaining child support is important for many reasons, which is why the Child Support Enforce...
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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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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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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 resoluti...
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Three Labels Used in Child Custody Cases

Three Labels Used in Child Custody Cases

Ohio divorce lawyer Jack Carney-DeBord defines the three labels used in child custody cases. VIDEO: 3 Labels That Define The Relationship
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Shared Parenting Laws In Delaware, Franklin, Licking & Union Counties

Shared Parenting Laws In Delaware, Franklin, Licking & Union Counties

If you are ending your marriage or suing for custody of a child born outside marriage you should not only know about Ohio’s guidelines for determining court ordered parenting arrangements, but you need to know the rules of the county you reside in.

This is especially important when you are under a shared parenting agreement.

The state of Ohio has two custodial arrangements; sole custody and shared parenting. The difference between the two is the decision-making rights of the parents. If a parent has sole custody, s/he makes final decisions for the children in matters such as education, major medical care, religious upbringing and extracurricular activities.

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Child Support in Ohio And What You Need To Know

Child Support in Ohio And What You Need To Know

A CNN Money article reported that as of 2009, over $100 billion was owed in unpaid child support payments. For lower-income mothers receiving child support, the child support payments accounted for almost one-half of their total income.

When payments are not made by the other parent, mothers have no choice but to seek public assistance for themselves and for their children. 

The problem has continued to grow as more parents never marry, separate or divorce and the need for child support increases.

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Ohio Shared Parenting Laws

Ohio Shared Parenting Laws

Child custody and visitation are two of the most difficult issues in a divorce proceeding.

While the parents appear to be the focus of a custody battle because they are the parties that are being heard, the real focus in any custody battle is the child. As with most states, Ohio courts focus on what is in the best interest of the child when deciding custody disputes.

A child who is caught in the middle of a nasty custody battle is heartbreaking for all parties but especially for the child.

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Parents Going Thru Divorce: 7 Tips for Back-to-School Challenges of Youngsters

Parents Going Thru Divorce: 7 Tips for Back-to-School Challenges of Youngsters
Early September is symbolic of many things including the close of the summer season and, of course, kids going back to school. I bet you’ve seen the i...
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Attorney near New Albany, Ohio Prepares you for Divorce Court Proceedings

New Albany Ohio Divorce-Family Law Attorney New Albany Ohio Divorce Attorney Jack Carney-DeBord of Jack’s Law Office has an office nearby—easily acce...
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Sunbury, Ohio Area Divorce Attorney has over Twenty Years Experience

Divorce-Family Law Attorney Sunbury Ohio After over twenty years experience as a Divorce Attorney in the Sunbury, Ohio area, I have learned that mos...
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9 Factors for Child Support

9 Factors for Child Support
How does the state usually determine Child Support guidelines and calculations? Check out the most common nine factors below: 1. You must know the gr...
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My Spouse Left and Took the Kids

My Spouse Left and Took the Kids
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I'm a Single Mother and the State Took My Kids

I'm a Single Mother and the State Took My Kids

Ohio divorce lawyer Jack Carney-DeBord describes a case where he represented a single mother who had been threatened by the state about custody of her...
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How a Subpoena Can Change Child Support

How a Subpoena Can Change Child Support

Do you need more child support? Do you suspect that your spouse may be hiding money from you? Can you increase your child support? Ohio lawyer Jack Ca...
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What is Local Rule Visitation? [Video]

What is Local Rule Visitation? [Video]

Many divorce cases involve children. If you are getting a divorce and have children, you should know what local rule visitation is. Ohio Family Law At...
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