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With a divorce comes a slew of questions, which makes finding an experienced Columbus divorce attorney who can offer the right answers and timely advice crucial.

Where do you go when your ex is behind on child support payments? How will savings accounts be treated throughout the divorce process? Are you a candidate for divorce, or do you and your spouse need a dissolution instead? Put your worries aside—Babbitt & Dahlberg is here to help you every step of the way.

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Property Division

How does the court divide property in Ohio? The court first has to determine what property in your marriage is “marital” and what is “separate”. In Ohio, marital property is divided equally among the spouses, unless that would somehow be inequitable. To find out what you stand to lose, it’s important to find a reliable…

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Support & Custody

What factors does a court consider when determining child custody? Ohio law doesn’t establish an age at which children can choose which parent to live with. Instead, the court looks at the issue of custody on a case-by-case basis. While the court is not allowed to give a parent preference because of that parent’s financial…

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Other

How do I handle a potential IRS inquiry about tax returns filed by my ex while we were still married? Since July 1998, federal tax law has included ”innocent spouse” relief: if a taxpayer files a joint tax return but then divorces, legally separates, or lives apart from his or her spouse for one year,…

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Ohio Divorce & Dissolution

How much does an Ohio divorce cost? Because each case is unique, it’s hard to put a price tag on divorce. However, you may be surprised to find that in the end, what you pay is in your hands. There are dozens of factors in play, but ultimately it comes down to how well you…

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