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.

Your Attorney Can Fire You in your Divorce Case: What NOT to do!

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Even if you are extremely happy with your divorce attorney, he or she might not be happy with you. If you do certain things that your attorney does no...
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You Can Fire Your Attorney: Here is How

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If you are fed up with your attorney, and if you want to stop working with him or her, then you are allowed to. In Ohio, you need to do to fire your a...
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What is missing in your marriage that results in Divorce?



Divorces can be an extremely stressful life event. This is because they disrupt the security, routines, and general comfort that two partners have whe...
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What do you do when your spouse backs out of an in-court settlement in Columbus, Ohio?

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So your ex agreed to a settlement in an Ohio court, but now is backing out? This can be a major problem and it can be extremely stressful to deal with...
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How to get a continuance on your Divorce Case in Delaware, Ohio Local Rule 23 (Judge Fuller is a stickler about this…)

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  Local Rule 23 (Judge Fuller is a stickler about this…) If your divorce case will be taking place in Delaware, Ohio then you need to know the best pr...
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You Can Get a Continuance (Postponement to another date) on Your Divorce Case in Franklin County, Ohio: Here is How!

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Sometimes, there is a valid reason why one spouse or the other may need or request a continuance in divorce proceedings. Do you like in or around Colu...
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Top 11 Ways to Win Your Divorce Case in Columbus, Ohio

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If you live in the City of Columbus or in Franklin County (Gahanna, Grove City, Upper Arlington, Worthington, etc), Ohio, and if you are trying to win...
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Top 12 Ways to Screw Up Your Divorce Case in Delaware or Columbus Ohio

Top 12 Ways to Screw Up Your Divorce Case in Delaware or Columbus Ohio
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Even if you feel like your divorce case is as solid as granite and your attorney agrees, there are still a number of things that you can do to screw i...
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Don't Feel "Shafted" After Your Divorce Case - HOW TO!

Don't Feel "Shafted" After Your Divorce Case - HOW TO!
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Roughly 900,000 married couples get divorced in the United States every single year. For many people who endure this process, divorce is the single mo...
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Signs That Will Make You Realize You're in a Bad Marriage

Signs That Will Make You Realize You're in a Bad Marriage
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When a marriage is good, it can be a tremendous blessing that provides you with a consistent source of happiness and sense of fulfillment. However, a ...
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How to Get More Retirement Money from Your Ex

How to Get More Retirement Money from Your Ex
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Divorce can put an enormous emotional strain on people. This is because it frequently involves the splitting of assets , arguing over contentious poin...
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Smart Social Security Strategies for Your Gray Divorce

Smart Social Security Strategies for Your Gray Divorce
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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 ap...
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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
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They say that you can’t have too much of a good thing.  But researchers say that having too many or the wrong kind of friends can devastate your marri...
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Why Bird Nesting May Be the Best New Thing for Kids

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One of the biggest concerns in any separation, divorce, or dissolution proceeding is often: “How will this affect the kids?” And for good reason. Acco...
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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
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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 b...
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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
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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 20...
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The Financial Reality of Divorce

The Financial Reality of Divorce
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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

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Ohio Divorce Complaint - 42 Day to Respond
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What 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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Big Change is Coming: Ohio Child Support Laws

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If 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?

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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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