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Uncovering Hidden Assets During a Divorce

Posted Date:September 16, 2016 | Categories: Divorce and Dissolution

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Both spouses involved in a divorce have legal obligations and ethical duties to fully disclose their individual and shared financial assets. This information includes, but is not limited to, 

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How to Handle Divorcing Someone With a Psychological Disorder

Posted Date:September 14, 2016 | Categories: Divorce and Dissolution

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Divorce attorneys with the Columbus, Ohio, family law firm Edward F. Whipps & Associates have advanced education and training in psychology because we have seen over and over again that psychological disorders often lie at the heart of marital problems and difficulties with raising children. One of the best first steps a man or woman who believes their marriage cannot be saved because their partner is struggling with a mental illness or a personality disorder can take is to consult with a dedicated and caring divorce lawyer. Each case presents unique challenges for the spouses, sons, daughters, and other family members involved, but doing the following things also always makes sense. 

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Why You Should Pay for a Legal Consultation

Posted Date:September 12, 2016 | Categories: Divorce and Dissolution

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Family law cases always raise tough questions. If overcoming the emotions and resolving the issues raised by divorce, adoption, and child custody and parenting time were easy, the very field of family law would not even exist. 

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How Schizophrenia Can Affect Divorce Procedures

Posted Date:September 10, 2016 | Categories: Divorce and Dissolution

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Understanding how schizophrenia affects divorce procedures requires knowing both which grounds the State of Ohio recognizes as valid for seeking to end a marriage and how the disorder leads a mentally ill spouse to act. 

First, Ohio will grant a man or woman’s divorce petition when the person who files for divorce can produce evidence that their spouse has 

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5 Characteristics You Should Look for in a Divorce Attorney

Posted Date:September 7, 2016 | Categories: Divorce and Dissolution

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You have many choices when you need to hire a divorce attorney in Columbus or Dublin, Ohio. Choosing wisely can make all the difference in achieving your best, preferred results in terms of property division, child custody, child visitation/parenting time, and child and/or spousal support. 

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Your Rights as a Nontraditional Family

Posted Date:August 26, 2016 | Categories: Divorce and Dissolution

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Same-sex couples and unmarried parents have always existed, but such nontraditional couples have only recently been accorded many of the same legal rights and protections as married heterosexual couples. Statutory and case law continue evolving, however. This means that people in committed same-sex relationships and people who wish to co-parent children without getting married must take steps to ensure they do not lose out when matters related to divorce, child custody, and parenting time go to court. 

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Divorcing Someone with a Personality Disorder

Posted Date:August 20, 2016 | Categories: Divorce and Dissolution

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Decades of combined experience have taught the Columbus, Ohio, divorce attorneys with Edward F. Whipps & Associates that personality disorders lie at the root of many troubled marriages. The paranoia, compulsive behaviors, obsessions, narcissism, mood swings, and/or withdrawal from society that mark different kinds of personality disorders can make sharing a home and child care duties with an afflicted partner impossible. 

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How Is Spousal Support Affected by Cohabitation?

Posted Date:August 18, 2016 | Categories: Spousal Support

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Ohio law offers several possible answers to the question of whether moving in with a new partner will affect spousal support payments. Consulting with a knowledgeable spousal support attorney is probably the only way to determine what possibilities exist in your case. To help you prepare to take part in such a consultation, the alimony lawyers with Edward F. Whipps & Associates present the following summary. 

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How to Enforce Child Support Orders

Posted Date:August 15, 2016 | Categories: Child Support

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A custodial parent who can prove that an ex-partner has repeatedly failed to meet his or her obligation to make contributions toward the housing, educational, well-being and health care of his or her child can seek many legal remedies.

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Reasons Spousal Support Can Be Terminated

Posted Date:August 14, 2016 | Categories: Child Support

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Spousal support, which many people still call alimony, is awarded based a complicated calculation of the recipient’s need and the payer’s ability to write checks that won’t bounce. A change in either former spouse’s financial situation can justify reductions in or cancellation of spousal support. 

A man or woman can ask a judge to modify a spousal support order for the following reasons: 

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