Legal Grounds for Divorce

Posted on October 13th, 2012 by Patrice Denman

LEGAL GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE: A divorce may be granted for the following causes: [Based on Ohio Revised Code Section 3105.01] Incompatibility, unless denied by either party. Living separate and apart for one year. Desertion for one year. Either party had a husband or wife living at the time of the marriage from which the divorce …

Divorce

Posted on December 13th, 2010 by Patrice Denman

By Larry Rice This webpage is part of – The Complete Guide to Divorce Practice, 1st and 2nd editions also written by Larry Rice. It is reproduced by permission of the copyright holder, the American Bar Association. DIVORCE Divorce is a part of life in this country. A divorce may be necessary to clear away …

Facebook and Divorce

Posted on July 15th, 2010 by Patrice Denman

Facebook a ‘tool’ for cheating spouses, some say Facebook is mentioned in about 20 percent of divorce cases, according to a survey of more than 5,000 attorneys. STORY HIGHLIGHTS NEW: Facebook responds to the idea of social-networking sites leading to divorces Ken Savage created a website after discovering his wife’s messages with an ex-boyfriend Affairs …

What if my ex-spouse moves out of state?

Posted on May 25th, 2010 by Patrice Denman

Interstate Situations Q. What if the non-residential parent cannot be found locally? A. Our office will use multiple resources to attempt to locate the non-custodial parent.  When the non-custodial parent’s social security number is known, the CSEA is able to use the State and Federal Parent Locator Service, the National Directory of New Hires, the Financial Institution …

Tax Deduction for Divorce Legal Fees

Posted on April 1st, 2010 by Patrice Denman

Generally, the IRS says no to tax deductions to for a couple who split and incurred legal fees and other costs to obtain a divorce, separation or decree of support. In certain circumstances, however, you might be able to salvage a deduction for the part of the expenses specifically allocable to tax advice in connection …

Divorce, Dissolution and Legal Separation.

Posted on January 19th, 2010 by Patrice Denman

Divorce, Dissolution and Legal Separation. In Ohio, there are three basic actions which involve the suspension or termination of a legal marriage: (i) divorce, (ii) dissolution and (iii) legal separation. A “divorce” action is, in essence, a lawsuit – a lawsuit where one spouse sues the other spouse seeking to end the marriage, divide up …