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Columbus, OH 614-360-2942
Huntington, WV 304-519-4354
New Albany, OH

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Ruling limits when police can conduct searches without a warrant

When a person is subject to a police investigation in Ohio and the officers want to conduct a search, it can be difficult to know if they need a warrant. In recent years, these types of incidents have been a subject for debate. Understanding the limits under which...

Courts may be wise to reconsider their stance on police dogs

Ohio residents have likely read media stories about large drug seizures being made during vehicle stops after police dogs were alerted to the scent of narcotics, but this kind of reporting may have given law enforcement canines a reputation for reliability that they...

How vehicle accident fault could impact insurance claims

Every state has a law that applies when auto accidents occur, and especially when cases go to court. While most motor vehicle accidents in Ohio with obvious fault evidence are settled beforehand, this is not true in all cases. Insurance companies and claimants often...

Common things couples might overlook during their divorce

A divorcing couple often faces emotional and financial turmoil during the process. Dividing a single household into two futures, even if it is the best decision for both spouses, can cause significant stress and worry. Unfortunately, many couples become overwhelmed...

How to prepare financially for a divorce

Ohio is an equitable property division state, which means that you might be entitled to a majority share of a marital estate in a final divorce settlement. However, even if you are expecting to receive valuable assets as part of such a settlement, you'll still need to...

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The two things people are typically most concerned about during divorce is what will happen with their children and what will happen with their assets. At the law office of Amy M. Levine & Associates, we represent individuals throughout Ohio and West Virginia at every step of the divorce process, helping them determine child custody and property division matters.

The firm’s founding attorney, Amy Levine, has an LL.M. in business and taxation, and her knowledge and understanding of finances and financial documents give our team a unique perspective in the division of retirement accounts. We work with financial experts and accountants to ensure all retirement accounts are accurately valuated, and we work closely with our clients to ensure they understand their options and the possible ramifications of any choice.

What Is A Qualified Domestic Relations Order?

Qualified domestic relations orders (also called a QDROs) are used to divide retirement accounts during divorce. The QDRO helps ensure the alternate payee receives an ownership stake in his or her ex-spouse’s pension plan or retirement account. When we represent clients, we help ensure their QDROs comply with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) guidelines.

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When individuals contact us, we educate them about the tax implications of dividing their accounts, the differences between accounts that are in the state versus public sector, and other elements that could affect their asset division. To learn more about the counsel we provide to individuals, schedule a free initial consultation. We can be reached through an online contact form or by calling our Columbus office at 614-360-2942 or our Huntington office at 304-519-4354.

Family Law

Amy M. Levine
View Profile

Our Latest Blog Posts

Ruling limits when police can conduct searches without a warrant

When a person is subject to a police investigation in Ohio and the officers want to conduct a search, it can be difficult to know if they need a warrant. In recent years, these types of incidents have been a subject for debate. Understanding the limits under which...

Courts may be wise to reconsider their stance on police dogs

Ohio residents have likely read media stories about large drug seizures being made during vehicle stops after police dogs were alerted to the scent of narcotics, but this kind of reporting may have given law enforcement canines a reputation for reliability that they...

How vehicle accident fault could impact insurance claims

Every state has a law that applies when auto accidents occur, and especially when cases go to court. While most motor vehicle accidents in Ohio with obvious fault evidence are settled beforehand, this is not true in all cases. Insurance companies and claimants often...

Common things couples might overlook during their divorce

A divorcing couple often faces emotional and financial turmoil during the process. Dividing a single household into two futures, even if it is the best decision for both spouses, can cause significant stress and worry. Unfortunately, many couples become overwhelmed...

How to prepare financially for a divorce

Ohio is an equitable property division state, which means that you might be entitled to a majority share of a marital estate in a final divorce settlement. However, even if you are expecting to receive valuable assets as part of such a settlement, you'll still need to...

Visit Our Blog

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