Jack Carney-DeBord | Profile for Jack's Law Office Blog

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

Born in Toledo Ohio and grew up in Yuma Arizona, Taylor Michigan, San Juan Puerto Rico and Cleveland Ohio. Graduated from Midpark High School in 1978, 4th in class of 666. Graduated from Denison University in 1978 with a B.S degree and Eastern Michigan University in 1980, with a M.S. degree. Graduated from Capital Law School in 1991 and passed the Ohio Bar that year. I started my own law firm in 1991 and have been in private practice ever since, practicing primarily in the family law and personal injury practice areas. My firm mission is not just to give legal advice but to help people get their lives to a better place.

Smart Social Security Strategies for Your Gray Divorce

Smart Social Security Strategies for Your Gray Divorce
If you are unfamiliar with the term, “gray divorce,” it refers to a divorce between two people who are in their elderly years, or who are quickly appr...
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Why It's Important for Your Husband to Like Your Friends

Why It's Important for Your Husband to Like Your Friends
They say that you can’t have too much of a good thing. But researchers say too many (or the wrong kind of) friends can devastate your marriage. Especi...
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Why Bird Nesting May Be the Best New Thing for Kids

bird nestingOne of the biggest concerns in any separation, divorce, or dissolution proceedings is often: “How will this affect the kids?” And for good reason. Acc...
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Time to Split? Your Divorce Under the New 2019 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Time to Split? Your Divorce Under the New 2019 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Divorce is good for some and devastating for others, but both sides can agree on one thing: It is expensive. What is the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act? The bi...
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All You Need To Know About Same Sex Marriage In Ohio

All You Need To Know About Same Sex Marriage In Ohio
Ohio has a mixed history on the matter of same-sex marriage. In 2004, Ohio banned same sex marriage via an amendment to the state constitution. In 201...
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The Financial Reality of Divorce

The Financial Reality of Divorce
You have just one pie. Now you have to split it between the two of you. Odds are you’re both going to be worse off financially after you divorce. But ...
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What You Need To Know About Uncontested Divorce in Ohio

relieved womanWhat happens if a divorce complaint goes unaswered? Usually if one spouse files for divorce, the other spouse jumps in to make sure his or her competi...
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Good review with valuable information.
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Big Change is Coming: Ohio Child Support Laws

change comingIf you have a child with someone, whether you are married or not, you now have legal and financial responsibilities to this child. This will remain tr...
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How and When Do I Change My Divorce Decree?

How and When 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 ge...
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7 Divorce Trends that will Surprise and Shock You

7 Divorce Trends that will Surprise and Shock You
Divorce trends are changing. Things that were unheard just a generation ago are now well on their way to being, if not commonplace, at least not ...
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6 Important Impacts of the New Tax Bill on the Divorce Process

6 Important Impacts of the New Tax Bill on the Divorce Process
A lot has been written about the new tax bill, Congress’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. The internet is packed with articles and blog posts, from The...
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Marriage on the Rocks? Blame Social Media!

Marriage on the Rocks? Blame Social Media!
“The times they are a-changin.” Bob Dylan wrote and sang these lyrics almost fifty-four years ago. Many of us of a certain age believed that Bob was a...
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How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Marriage Limbo

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Marriage Limbo
A divorce is always daunting, and those unhappily wed often approach the process with trepidation. Accustomed to the financial benefits and day-to-day...
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10 Questions to Ask Yourself before Starting the Divorce Process

10 Questions to Ask Yourself before Starting the Divorce Process
Remember when you were little and told your parents how grand it would be to live in a bigger house or ride in a nicer car or have a cool bike like th...
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4 Facts You Need to Know About Pensions and Divorce

4 Facts You Need to Know About Pensions and Divorce

Divorce. That’s a word that usually conjures up heartache: Like that pain you felt from too many “angry nights and tearful dawns,” to steal a few lyrics from an old Carly Simon song. 

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Ohio Divorces

The Seven Deadly Sins of Ohio Divorces
If you’re facing divorce, you may feel confused, defeated and overwhelmed. It may seem like you’re wading into an emotional and financial minefield. M...
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Why More Couples are Getting a Gray Divorce

Why More Couples are Getting a Gray Divorce
Gray Divorce “Gray divorce” is divorce among people aged 50 and over.  Gray divorce has doubled since 1990, and remains on the rise. The divorce ...
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What You Need to Know About Dating After Divorce

What You Need to Know About Dating After Divorce
Dating isn't easy, but it can be even harder after divorce because it brings its own its own set of challenges.  When a relationship like ma...
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Great. Thanks for sharing.
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Should You Divorce Your Divorce Lawyer?

Should You Divorce Your Divorce Lawyer?
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...
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How to Find Closure After Your Marriage Ends

How to Find Closure After Your Marriage Ends
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 br...
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