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May 2013 Archives

Women are the breadwinners in 40 percent of households

The changing landscape single families has been known for years, but a recent study conducted by the Pew Research Institute puts the value of women's income in perspective. Researchers found that women were the top breadwinners (or the solo income earner) in 40 percent of American households. 

Women are the breadwinners in 40 percent of households

The changing landscape single families has been known for years, but a recent study conducted by the Pew Research Institute puts the value of women's income in perspective. Researchers found that women were the top breadwinners (or the solo income earner) in 40 percent of American households. 

Arnold Schwartznegger and Maria Shriver still not divorced

The 2011 scandal that revealed Arnold Schwarznegger's marital affair officially ended his marriage to Maria Shriver. She moved out of their home and filed for divorce in July 2011. By most accounts, the divorce was going to be fairly amicable. There were no child custody or parenting time issues, and both parties were independently wealthy. 

Arnold Schwartznegger and Maria Shriver still not divorced

The 2011 scandal that revealed Arnold Schwarznegger's marital affair officially ended his marriage to Maria Shriver. She moved out of their home and filed for divorce in July 2011. By most accounts, the divorce was going to be fairly amicable. There were no child custody or parenting time issues, and both parties were independently wealthy. 

Preparing for a custody battle

Parents facing the prospect of a custody (or parenting time) dispute in Franklin County family courts may look at it with fear and trepidation. They may be uncomfortable with the notion of someone who knows nothing about them evaluating their parenting skills and a judge deciding how much (if any) time they may spend with their children. 

Preparing for a custody battle

Parents facing the prospect of a custody (or parenting time) dispute in Franklin County family courts may look at it with fear and trepidation. They may be uncomfortable with the notion of someone who knows nothing about them evaluating their parenting skills and a judge deciding how much (if any) time they may spend with their children. 

Words every divorcing parent should live by

Divorces can bring out the worst in people; especially when children are involved. Sometimes the parents' anger towards each other is reflected in the way they describe (or even treat) their children. In some instances, they will refer to the child as "my daughter" or "my son", thus treating them like property that cannot be taken without a fight.

Words every divorcing parent should live by

Divorces can bring out the worst in people; especially when children are involved. Sometimes the parents' anger towards each other is reflected in the way they describe (or even treat) their children. In some instances, they will refer to the child as "my daughter" or "my son", thus treating them like property that cannot be taken without a fight.

Documents in NASCAR Exec's divorce unsealed

Court documents in Charlotte, North Carolina were recently unsealed in the divorce of NASCAR chief executive Brian France and his former wife, Megan. The couples' second divorce was finalized in 2008, but the documents had been sealed before several news organizations brought suit to have them released. 

Documents in NASCAR Exec's divorce unsealed

Court documents in Charlotte, North Carolina were recently unsealed in the divorce of NASCAR chief executive Brian France and his former wife, Megan. The couples' second divorce was finalized in 2008, but the documents had been sealed before several news organizations brought suit to have them released. 

How to avoid parenting issues during Memorial Day weekend

The unofficial start of summer is still three weeks away, but as we have noted in prior posts, it is never too early to plan for holiday events. Memorial Day weekend is a time for family get-togethers, barbeques and fun times at amusment parks, but they can easily be derailed by disputes over parenting time.

How to avoid parenting issues during Memorial Day weekend

The unofficial start of summer is still three weeks away, but as we have noted in prior posts, it is never too early to plan for holiday events. Memorial Day weekend is a time for family get-togethers, barbeques and fun times at amusment parks, but they can easily be derailed by disputes over parenting time.

Keeping higher education in mind after divorce

We enjoy helping our Ohio divorce clients through some of the most trying times in their lives. As attorneys, we are charged with being legal advocates as well as de-facto financial counselors. This means we help our clients understand the future financial implications of their decisions, and we help reach agreements that will serve their best interests.

Keeping higher education in mind after divorce

We enjoy helping our Ohio divorce clients through some of the most trying times in their lives. As attorneys, we are charged with being legal advocates as well as de-facto financial counselors. This means we help our clients understand the future financial implications of their decisions, and we help reach agreements that will serve their best interests.

Could the end of alimony be near?

Aside from child support, spousal maintenance (aka alimony) is likely the most hotly contested aspect of a divorce. Depending on the circumstances, maintenance may be necessary to keep bills paid and maintain the status quo while the legal issues are resolved. A classic example is alimony for a homemaking spouse who needs time (and money) to make ends meet while the transition take place.

Could the end of alimony be near?

Aside from child support, spousal maintenance (aka alimony) is likely the most hotly contested aspect of a divorce. Depending on the circumstances, maintenance may be necessary to keep bills paid and maintain the status quo while the legal issues are resolved. A classic example is alimony for a homemaking spouse who needs time (and money) to make ends meet while the transition take place.

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