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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…

Five tips to end your marriage with integrity.

Learn how to navigate the emotional pitfalls of divorce You’ve been contemplating looking up divorce attorneys for a while. Maybe you’ve even asked close friends for a referral. And now that you’ve finally approached your spouse, the real work begins. Ending a marriage is one of the most difficult things adults can face – let…

How do you protect your kids from the effects of divorce?

Five steps to supporting your children and maintaining normality. Research has shown that although divorce can be hard on children, it’s often the fighting of the parents that leaves the deepest scars. How well children adjust rests on the parents’ ability to protect their kids from conflict. Learn how to help your kids stay kids…

Protecting what’s yours in a high-asset divorce.

When your marriage fails, what does it take to keep your finances in your pocket? Just as January is the most popular month for divorce, the first several months of the year make up ‘divorce season’ – and thousands of Americans are making good on their New Year’s resolution to start fresh. While most lower to…

When the Obstacle to Settling Your Divorce is a Narcissist

How to handle a high-conflict personality and stay in control Many divorcing couples view their situation as high-conflict because of the inevitable stress and confrontation involved. There’s a reason many consider the pain of divorce on the same scale as the grief of a death of a loved one. However, in reality, most divorces never…

Japan sets date for international child abduction treaty

The final G8 country to enact the Hague Convention Long accused of being a “safe haven” for international child abductions, Japan is finally taking a stand. Up until this year, Japan was the only one of the Group of 8 countries not complying with the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child…