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February 2013 Archives

What happens when divorcing parents differ on religion?

Divorce often exposes the problems that parents have in co-parenting. Some of the most prominent (and difficult) issues Ohio family court judges must encounter are problems involving custody and religion. In these situations, the court must balance a parent's First Amendment right to practice the religion of their choice (and include their children is such activities) against the child's best interests.

What happens when divorcing parents differ on religion?

Divorce often exposes the problems that parents have in co-parenting. Some of the most prominent (and difficult) issues Ohio family court judges must encounter are problems involving custody and religion. In these situations, the court must balance a parent's First Amendment right to practice the religion of their choice (and include their children is such activities) against the child's best interests.

Common problems with the Child Tax Credit

The tax season is upon us. With that, millions of Americans are in the midst of completing tax returns in anticipation of that all important tax refund. Part of the benefit of having children is being able to claim the Child Tax Credit, which can reduce one's federal income tax by nearly $1000 for each child under the age of 17.

Common problems with the Child Tax Credit

The tax season is upon us. With that, millions of Americans are in the midst of completing tax returns in anticipation of that all important tax refund. Part of the benefit of having children is being able to claim the Child Tax Credit, which can reduce one's federal income tax by nearly $1000 for each child under the age of 17.

Moving on...the day after Valentine's

Depending on how your Valentine's Day went, today may feel like the day after Christmas (meaning you had a great time, met someone new or have a great story to tell) or the day after learning that your best friend passed away (meaning that the marriage you tried desperately to save is no more).

Moving on...the day after Valentine's

Depending on how your Valentine's Day went, today may feel like the day after Christmas (meaning you had a great time, met someone new or have a great story to tell) or the day after learning that your best friend passed away (meaning that the marriage you tried desperately to save is no more).

Can Valentine's Day gifts actually lead to divorce?

Valentine's Day comes this week; a day where couples show their love through lavish (and simple) gifts, flowers, candy and romantic dinners. While this may be an opportune time to show how much a relationship is to a person, grand gestures may end up backfiring when a couple encounters money troubles soon afterwards.

Can Valentine's Day gifts actually lead to divorce?

Valentine's Day comes this week; a day where couples show their love through lavish (and simple) gifts, flowers, candy and romantic dinners. While this may be an opportune time to show how much a relationship is to a person, grand gestures may end up backfiring when a couple encounters money troubles soon afterwards.

Dealing with parental alienation syndrome

Child custody disputes are already terrible experiences for parents and children. The emotional games (and fallout) that come about can be more than one can bear. What can be done when a parent is dealing with a case ofparental alienation syndrome (PAS), and no one believes him or her? This is question is especially difficult considering that it is not recognized as psychological disorder, and is commonly dismissed by custody evaluators and family court judges alike.

Dealing with parental alienation syndrome

Child custody disputes are already terrible experiences for parents and children. The emotional games (and fallout) that come about can be more than one can bear. What can be done when a parent is dealing with a case ofparental alienation syndrome (PAS), and no one believes him or her? This is question is especially difficult considering that it is not recognized as psychological disorder, and is commonly dismissed by custody evaluators and family court judges alike.

Making co-parenting easier

Co-parenting after a divorce can be an awkward, emotionally challenging experience. On the one hand, the contrast in parenting styles is likely one of the reasons your relationship ended. On the other hand, the importance of parents focusing on the best interests of their children is paramount, and it can be difficult to do when one parent is incorrigible.

Making co-parenting easier

Co-parenting after a divorce can be an awkward, emotionally challenging experience. On the one hand, the contrast in parenting styles is likely one of the reasons your relationship ended. On the other hand, the importance of parents focusing on the best interests of their children is paramount, and it can be difficult to do when one parent is incorrigible.

Custody case declined by Ohio Supreme Court

The Ohio Supreme Court announced that it would not review the case of a woman seeking custody of her former partner's child. The case was decided by the Franklin County Court of Appeals last year and now the decision that the woman has no parental rights to the child is final.

Custody case declined by Ohio Supreme Court

The Ohio Supreme Court announced that it would not review the case of a woman seeking custody of her former partner's child. The case was decided by the Franklin County Court of Appeals last year and now the decision that the woman has no parental rights to the child is final.

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