Do You Really Need A Divorce Lawyer?

Do You Really Need A Divorce Lawyer?

It’s common for someone on the brink of divorce to ask this question. You might be thinking, “I can save money by handling it on my own” or “My spouse and I still get along, we don’t need lawyers getting involved” or “We weren’t married that long, so our divorce...
Legal Separation vs. Divorce: Pros & Cons

Legal Separation vs. Divorce: Pros & Cons

When a marriage faces irreconcilable challenges, couples often find themselves contemplating the difficult decision of pursuing either a legal separation or a divorce. Both options have their advantages and disadvantages, making it essential for couples to...
The Importance Of Venue In Domestic Matters

The Importance Of Venue In Domestic Matters

What is venue and why is it so important? Quite simply, venue is the physical location of the court where a domestic matter will be resided over. In Ohio, there are 88 counties and each one of these counties has its own court of common pleas domestic division that can...
Emancipation In Ohio

Emancipation In Ohio

Under Ohio law, a minor is described as a person who has not yet reached the age of 18 or the “age of majority” and is under the legal and financial support of an adult parent or guardian. A parent or guardian is legally and financially in control of a...