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What Options Do Divorcing Couples Have in Columbus?

Posted on April 21, 2016, Dissolution Divorce

What Options Do Divorcing Couples Have in Columbus?What options do divorcing couples have in Columbus?  Ohio has four legal vehicles to terminate a marriage, three of which may involve the Collaborative Divorce process: Dissolution (With the Collaborative Divorce process utilized, or without this process) Uncontested Divorce (With the Collaborative Divorce process utilized, or without this […]

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What is a QDRO in a Columbus Ohio Divorce or Dissolution?

Posted on April 19, 2016, Divorce Property Settlements

What is a QDRO in a Columbus Ohio Divorce or Dissolution?A QDRO is the abbreviation for a “Qualified Domestic Relations Order.”  The QDRO is part of the property division orders contained with a Columbus Ohio divorce or dissolution settlement.  A QDRO relates to the retirement account or pension fund which as  a marital asset may […]

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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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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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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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Ohio grounds for divorce and complaint

Posted on October 20, 2014, Divorce

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Monday, October 20, 2014. All states have their own laws regarding divorce. While some states are what is known as strictly no-fault states, Ohio allows divorces alleging at-fault causes to be filed. The law outlines the different causes of action allowable in an Ohio divorce. The allowable […]

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Looking to the future with a prenuptial agreement

Posted on October 15, 2014, Divorce

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. Many Ohio residents may consider prenuptial agreements a concern only for the wealthy. Younger couples in particular often think that they do not have assets significant enough to warrant considering one. However, issues of who owns an asset or debt are often more […]

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Divorce And Finances

Posted on October 1, 2014, Divorce

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. A recent online article on common financial issues of divorce may interest Ohio residents. While it may be wise to plan for divorce while planning to marry, few people have that foresight, and as a result, they encounter financial problems when they decide […]

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Marital Termination In Ohio

Posted on September 27, 2014, Divorce

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Saturday, September 27, 2014. In the State of Ohio, there are four ways to terminate a legal marriage: divorce, dissolution, legal separation, and annulment. Annulment, a process that invalidates a marriage from its inception, is the option least frequently utilized but may be preferable when there are […]

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