Children’s Wishes Are Considered in Custody Matters

Posted on July 5th, 2013 by Patrice Denman

  Q:  How does a court decide whether to order   shared parenting or order one parent to have custody of the children when a   marriage ends? A:  One or both parents may file a pleading or motion requesting   shared parenting and a proposed shared parenting plan. To determine   whether shared parenting is …

Florida Millionaire Dad Gets Jail Time After Custody Dispute

Posted on March 4th, 2013 by Patrice Denman

As most everyone realizes, some child custody cases can quickly become heated between the two feuding parents. More often than one might like to admit, one of the parents might engage in some less than honorable behavior. One millionaire father in Florida recently did just that and is now finding himself in hot water. The …

Ohio project aims for more time for split families

Posted on December 10th, 2012 by Patrice Denman

A statewide project in Ohio will try to increase the time a child spends with both parents, even if they are divorced or separated. Fairfield County Job and Family Services is leading the four-year $400,000 initiative and Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions will participate. According to The Athens Messenger, the goal is …

Ohio Child Custody Law R.C. 3127.21 — Inconvenient Forum

Posted on November 9th, 2012 by Patrice Denman

[Cite as In re M.I.S., 2012-Ohio-5178.] Court of Appeals of Ohio EIGHTH APPELLATE DISTRICT COUNTY OF CUYAHOGA JOURNAL ENTRY AND OPINION No. 98138 IN RE: M.I.S. A Minor Child [APPEAL BY A.M.S., FATHER] JUDGMENT: AFFIRMED Civil Appeal from the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Juvenile Division Case No. CU 10105512 BEFORE: Boyle, P.J., Cooney, …

Child support and Social Security

Posted on July 4th, 2010 by Patrice Denman

Q. My ex-spouse collects Social Security Disability. Can income withholding occur on that check? A. Yes, there can be income withholding for Social Security Disability and Social Security Retirement benefits. There cannot be a withholding for SSI because those benefits are a form of public assistance. If you have any other Child Support questions please …

Child Custody

Posted on September 15th, 2009 by Patrice Denman

     Painesville Child Custody Lawyer      Child Custody Guidelines & Rights After Divorce At Patrice Denman Co. LPA in Painesville, our attorneys help our clients work out physical and legal child custody arrangements that allow the clients to maintain the strongest possible relationships with their children. Ohio child custody law says that child custody and visitation …