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Will I Receive Spousal Support or “Alimony” in my Columbus Ohio Divorce Case?

Posted on April 19, 2016, Alimony or Spousal Support

Will I Receive Spousal Support or “Alimony” in my Columbus Ohio Divorce Case?I am often asked: “Will I receive spousal support?”  Spousal support, also commonly referred to as “alimony”, is a common challenge in a Columbus Ohio divorce.  Many dissolutions, and divorce cases involving spouses with equivalent incomes do not involve  spousal support.  However, cases […]

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When can a divorcee receive spousal support?

Posted on October 3, 2014, Alimony or Spousal Support

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Friday, October 3, 2014. Spousal support, also known as alimony, is not awarded in all Ohio divorce cases. Rather, the court will consider a list of factors in determining whether a spousal support award is warranted in a particular case. The factors are set forth in Chapter […]

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Support payments after an Ohio divorce

Posted on September 21, 2014, Alimony or Spousal Support

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Sunday, September 21, 2014. In many divorces, the couple will divide their assets pursuant to an agreement that they have negotiated. In some cases when the couple cannot come to an agreement, the court may order support payments from one party to the other. The court determines […]

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Movie star says he cannot pay second wife alimony

Posted on August 4, 2014, Alimony or Spousal Support

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Monday, August 4, 2014. Ohio couples contemplating divorce or going through one might be interested in learning about a movie star who says he cannot afford to pay agreed-upon support obligations to his second wife. Terrance Howard has told a judge that he cannot afford the payments […]

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Spousal support in Ohio divorces

Posted on July 25, 2014, Alimony or Spousal Support

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Friday, July 25, 2014. In Ohio, as is the case around the country, the rate of divorce has increased significantly in the past 20 years. While most couples whose marriages are ending are able to come up with an amicable agreement regarding most matters, the issue of […]

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Technology aiding lawyers with alimony termination claims

Posted on May 30, 2014, Alimony or Spousal Support

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Friday, May 30, 2014. Attorneys across the nation are taking advantage of modern innovation during discovery to aid clients in severing their alimony obligations, setting new precedents for legal professionals in Ohio to consider. They are accomplishing this by applying unconventional practices, understanding the advantages that technology […]

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Alimony and cohabitation

Posted on April 2, 2014, Alimony or Spousal Support

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. For many Ohio divorcees, spousal support payments are just one of the many realities of life after the end of a marriage. However, there may be hope for ending these alimony payments early if the necessary conditions can be satisfied. For those who […]

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Cohabitation may modify spousal support

Posted on March 3, 2014, Alimony or Spousal Support

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Monday, March 3, 2014. Some Ohio residents may be interested in the effect cohabitation has on spousal support. Alimony, orspousal support, is offered by one spouse to another, often as part of a divorce settlement, to sustain them and support them for a designated period of time or […]

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Cell phone data may be useful in proving cohabitation in Ohio

Posted on February 5, 2014, Alimony or Spousal Support

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Wednesday, February 5, 2014. Legally, it is difficult to prove if a former spouse and recipient of alimony is cohabitating with someone new. The proof of this cohabitation may be necessary in order for the one who pays support to be able to cease paying. But, in […]

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