As the Ohio State Bar Association explains in a recent article on its website, child custody is a lot different today than it used to be. This may come as a welcome surprise to adults who went through their parents’ divorces as children many years ago.
In Ohio and every other state, it is illegal to drive with a blood alcohol content (BAC) level of .08 or higher. While some states refer to drunk driving charges as DUIs, Ohio law refers to them as OVIs.
If you believe that a divorce is in your future, you may already be taking steps to prepare emotionally, but there are also steps you should be taking to prepare financially.
Did you see the recent news story about a New York woman being allowed to serve divorce papers to her spouse via Facebook? If so, don’t assume that you can do the same.
As you may already know, the U.S. Constitution affords citizens many rights, including the right to an attorney in some situations.
This weekend, there was a “Dear Abby” letter from a woman who had feelings of resentment and anger toward her husband arise after fighting a serious health battle. (You can read the entire column here.)
Any parent in Ohio can tell you that life is full of changes. Sometimes, life changes may lead to a relocation. Whether you have a new job opportunity in a different state or your aging parents need a caretaker, moving is a part of life for many people. When you are divorced and the primary custodian of your children, however, you must go through the courts to change your custody arrangement before moving.
Most people in Ohio are aware of the fact that police officers often administer a breath test during a drunk driving arrest. The breath test measures your blood-alcohol content and can be used against you in court.
As a parent, you want your child to have the best future possible, and you want to prevent anything from standing in the way of that happening.
Teenagers do a lot of things without thinking through the possible consequences of their actions, including posting to social media. Two high school students from Lawrence County, Ohio, learned this the hard way after they were arrested last week and charged with serious crimes.
For many people, a divorce can feel like a death, and in some ways that comparison is fairly accurate since a divorce marks the end of an important relationship.
There were 34 members of the same Ohio family arrested regarding an alleged drug bust. Police reportedly also seized $400,000 in cocaine during the arrests.
There are now 37 states now recognize same-sex marriage, but Ohio is not one of them. Not only does the state not want to perform same-sex marriages, it also wants to avoid having to recognize the legality of marriages performed in other states.