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Columbus Divorce Lawyers Explain Managing Your Finances After Divorce

Trust Babbitt & Dahlberg to help guide you to financial independence Bank accounts, bills, check books. It’s not uncommon for one partner in a marriage to be “in charge” of managing all of the household finances. But that often means the other partner may find himself or herself in unfamiliar territory when faced with a divorce. New…

An Ohio family law attorney outlines holiday custody do’s and don’ts

5 methods to help children of divorce through the holidays Between hauling the kids from house to house, dividing up Christmas and finding time for each grandparent, sometimes it feels like the holidays can’t go by fast enough. But there are steps you can take to alleviate the stress and help your family make the…

How Long Does an Ohio Divorce Take?

You want a divorce but how long will it take? That depends on you. Are you facing divorce, or in the middle of one? “How long will this take?” is probably one of the first questions you’ve asked yourself. Believe it or not, how swift—or drawn out—your divorce may be lies largely in your hands.…

How To Tell Your Spouse You Want a Divorce

Contact a Columbus divorce lawyer for a consultation Deciding that you want a divorce is one of the hardest decisions you’ll ever face. But sometimes, breaking the news to your spouse can be even more daunting. It may be painful and challenging to bring up the subject, but when you’ve come to the decision that…

Should an Ohio Man be Forbidden to Have More Children?

Ohio family law extends beyond child support payments in a surprising decision Where do our basic human rights begin and end? This question is revisited time and again in courtrooms across the country, and now, a recent Ohio Supreme Court ruling has left Ohio family law attorneys scratching their heads. When an Elyria man pleaded…

Prenuptial Agreements 2: Divorce-Proofing Your Business

A Columbus divorce attorney can guide you through the tricky prenup process Prenuptial agreements are like insurance for your marriage. You hope you never need it, but when you do, you’ll be glad you have it. When you’re bringing your livelihood into a marriage, having that safety net is even more important. Meeting with a Columbus…

Top Ohio Child Custody Questions: Part 1

Learn how Columbus family law affects your parental rights Some of the toughest questions in ending a marriage occur when it comes time to discuss custody. Dividing your assets during a divorce might be difficult, but how do you divide your children? Who gets the kids? What kind of time will you or your ex-spouse…

What do kids understand about divorce?

Finding the right Columbus divorce attorney can help the whole family. Though it might seem counterintuitive, divorce — like marriage — is a family affair. Even infants can sense tension between parents. Recognizing what your child is going through, and the kind of support he or she needs at different developmental stages of life, is…

“Do I Need a Prenuptial Agreement?”

Put your future in the hands of a Columbus high asset divorce attorney There’s nothing sexy about a prenuptial agreement, which are known to sometimes referred to as Antinuptial Agreement or Premarital Agreements. No one wants to follow, “Will you marry me?” with, “I want a prenup.” Whether you’re just starting out or going into…

Do rapists have parental rights?

31 states, including Ohio, still give convicts a chance at custody. Ohio law generally provides that whether married or unmarried, a child’s parents each have the right to exercise parenting time with that child.  However, a bill currently stalled in Ohio’s courts would deny rapists parental rights to a child conceived through the assault. Senate…