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February 2014 Archives

Ohio murder may be culmination of years of domestic abuse

Domestic violence unfortunately affects many people in Ohio, and without the proper intervention and counseling, it can be very difficult to break the cycle of abuse. Sometimes, even the involvement of law enforcement cannot prevent spousal abuse from escalating into tragic situations.

Child support requirement results from lack of legal knowledge

Many Ohio couples want nothing more than to have a child to love and raise as part of a family, but encounter fertility issues or other complications. Some of these couples may then seek to create their families through alternatives to traditional conception, such as fertility treatments, sperm donation, or surrogate pregnancies, but without fully understanding the technical issues surrounding non-traditional conceptions. In some situations, this can lead to severe and unexpected legal consequences, such as extended lawsuit battles and court-ordered child support requirements.

Domestic violence impacts all family members

Many families in Ohio go about their lives in relative peace and happiness. There are, however, others that live in a world of fear and demoralization. Although we live in a world where man can go to the moon, where women can work at levels that equal and exceed their male counterparts, and a number of other things that demonstrate our advanced society and culture, domestic violence is still part of the picture. It does not matter who the victim of abuse is, it is wrong.

Alimony reform hits the big screen

It is not uncommon for men and women in Ohio to marry because they love one another and want to stay united throughout the duration if their lives. When a couple is contemplating marriage or is newly married, it may be difficult to imagine the possibility of divorce. The reality, however, is that there are many couple in the United States that end up divorcing. One divorce topic that is often a concern is alimony.

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