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Until Divorce Do Us Part: A Quick Guide to a Joyful Split

We do not often think of divorce a celebratory occasion, but it does not have to be all bad. For many individuals, divorce can lead to a much happier and satisfying chapter of life. If you and your spouse have to part ways, why not make it the healthiest experience possible? Even if your spouse…

Tactics for Obtaining Custody from a Narcissist

Navigating a custody battle with a narcissistic spouse is at the top of the list for stressful splits. Maybe your spouse will never accept blame, is endlessly combative, or consistently manipulates situations involving you and your child. Whatever strategies your narcissistic ex might employ, you can successfully gain custody of your child by proactively following…

Blended Family Divorce: Do I Need an Ohio Family Law Attorney?

Visitation with step-children after divorce possible in Ohio The end of a marriage can be a difficult time in the lives of the former couple, even if – or maybe especially if – you’ve ended a previous marriage. If you’ve been in that situation before, you already know you need to seek the advice of…

Which Holidays Do I Get with My Child After a Divorce?

Ohio Family Law Outlines Standard Custody Arrangement for Holidays The holiday season is always different after a divorce. If you have joint custody of your child, you may be wondering exactly how different the holidays will be. Most Ohio counties have local domestic relations rules which lay out a standard guide for holidays that can…

What does the Brangelina divorce look like under Ohio family law?

A Family Law Attorney Can Guide a Prenuptial Agreement In a high-profile divorce such as the news-making breakup of movie stars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, you might immediately think of the difficulty in the future division of assets. In the case of these two millionaires, neither will likely need spousal support from the other.…

Best Columbus Family Law Firm

Cast your vote by July 14 As proud members of the Columbus community, we are humbled and honored to be nominated again for the Best Family Law Firm 2016 by Columbus CEO. Our first obligation as a Columbus family law firm is to help our clients overcome one of the most trying times in life,…

Be smart, Dads: 8 common mistakes dads make during a Columbus divorce

It’s been said that navigating a divorce can feel like walking through a minefield. Most assume this is because of the raw emotions that bubble up when an intimate relationship falls apart. While that’s certainly true, in our experience as Columbus family law attorneys, divorce can often feel most overwhelming when decisions need to be…

New AAML guidelines rethink traditional child custody plans

Recommendations from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers ask parents to evolve custody plans over time and always put children first. Traditionally, child custody plans called for children to live with their mother during the week and spend alternating weekends with their father. In more recent history, an equal, 50/50 custody plan has grown to…

Everything you wanted to know about changing your custody plan

The only constant, it’s been said, is change. Sooner or later, you’re probably going to have to change your custody plan. Life interrupts, right? Maybe you got a new job that affects your parenting schedule. Maybe you’ve come down with a serious illness, or are starting a new family. Changing your custody plan sounds simple…