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If Parenting Time in Columbus Ohio is Split 50%/50% Is There Any Child Support?

Posted on April 18, 2016, Child Support

If Parenting Time in Columbus Ohio is Split 50%/50% Is There Any Child Support?Child support is a completely different matter from parenting time under Ohio law.  Ohio law provides specific child support calculation guidelines, and the results of “guideline support” are usually required by the Court to be filed with the Court even if the […]

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Child support Termination In Ohio

Posted on December 17, 2014, Child Support

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Wednesday, December 17, 2014. In Ohio, termination of a child support order is a legal action that can only be approved by the court. In order for child support be terminated, certain conditions must be exist or be met to the court’s satisfaction. Child support orders can […]

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Divorce Rate Is On The Decline In America

Posted on December 15, 2014, Divorce

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Monday, December 15, 2014. Ohio residents may not have heard the recent statistics provided by the New York Times concerning the topic of divorce. According to the article, the divorce rate is not at 50 percent like many people have heard, and it is not on the […]

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How Is Child Custody Determined?

Posted on December 10, 2014, Child Custody and Visitation

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Wednesday, December 10, 2014. In Ohio, there are many different ways that a court will determine who gets custody of a child. In some cases, the child will be asked directly where he or she wants to live. Generally, the child’s wishes will be taken into consideration […]

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Dividing Inheritance For Ohio Divorces

Posted on December 8, 2014, Divorce

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Monday, December 8, 2014. It may be tricky to handle inheritance in a divorce because a family member typically leaves assets to one spouse and does not mention the other spouse. However, the question arises whether these assets are considered joint property to be divided in divorce […]

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Dealing With Complex Assets During The Divorce Process

Posted on December 3, 2014, Property Settlements

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Wednesday, December 3, 2014. Dividing marital property can become contentious in even the simplest of Ohio divorce cases, but if a spouse has complex assets such as self-employment income, stock options, or deferred compensation, there may be a need for thorough investigation of values. In some cases, […]

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How Is Property Divided In Ohio?

Posted on December 1, 2014, Property Settlements

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Monday, December 1, 2014. When a married couple acquires property, it is considered marital property and becomes subject to the process of equitable distribution if the couple gets a divorce. Equitable distribution means that the property is fairly, but not necessarily equally, divided between each spouse. Marital […]

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Grandparents Can File For Child Support For A Grandchild

Posted on November 24, 2014, Child Custody and Visitation

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Monday, November 24, 2014. Depending on the circumstances, Ohio grandparents can file a request for determination of the nonexistence or the existence of a parent and child relationship. In addition, grandparents can seek child custody and support in connection with a grandchild. In order to file for custody of […]

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Health Insurance And Pending Ohio Divorces

Posted on November 20, 2014, Divorce

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Thursday, November 20, 2014. In Ohio, many families are covered under a single medical insurance family policy, either a private one or a policy obtained through one spouse’s employer. When people file for divorce, some have the mistaken belief that they can remove their spouse from their […]

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What is the difference between a divorce and a dissolution?

Posted on November 18, 2014, Divorce

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. When married couples in Ohio decide to part ways, they may do so through a dissolution of marriage or a divorce. The main difference between a divorce and a dissolution of marriage is that a divorce must be filed on fault grounds by […]

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