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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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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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Equitable property division in Columbus divorces

Posted on November 17, 2014, Property Settlements

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Monday, November 17, 2014. Divorces in Columbus normally involve property division considerations, and after couples have been married for a significant period of time, the division of assets can be highly complex. If you are going through a divorce and your marriage involves numerous comingled assets, you […]

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How Debt Is Handled In Ohio Divorces

Posted on September 17, 2014, Property Settlements

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. When a couple gets divorced in Ohio, the court has to divide the marital assets as well as the couple’s debts. In an equitable division state such as Ohio, debt is left with the spouse who owns it in most circumstances. In general, debts incurred […]

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How is property divided in divorce?

Posted on August 15, 2014, Property Settlements

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Friday, August 15, 2014. When the courts are seeking to divide marital property fairly in an Ohio divorce, residents might not understand the meanings of the terms used, as they pertain to property division. Like the majority of states, Ohio follows the principles of equitable distribution. The […]

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Property division issues when homeowners divorce

Posted on July 16, 2014, Property Settlements

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Ohio homeowners who may be seeking a divorce may be interested in some of the issues they could face dividing their marital property. When a home is involved and both parties are signed onto the mortgage, equitable division of the assets is often […]

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Bitcoin digital currency in a divorce

Posted on June 30, 2014, Property Settlements

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Monday, June 30, 2014. People in Ohio who are approaching divorce might be interested to learn about Bitcoins, a potential new way to hide assets from one’s spouse. Before and during a divorce, it is not uncommon for people to attempt to conceal all types of assets […]

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Legal battle ensues with Ohio businessman

Posted on June 19, 2014, Property Settlements

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Thursday, June 19, 2014. After being dissatisfied with her divorce settlement, an Ohio woman is making serious allegations against her ex-spouse, including fraud. The lawsuit alleges that the husband used unfair dealing to manipulate terms related to their property division and divorce settlement in an attempt to give the […]

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Safeguarding financial security through late-life divorce

Posted on June 5, 2014, Property Settlements

On behalf of Law Office of Nancy L. Sponseller posted on Thursday, June 5, 2014. Financial fallout for Ohio couples who divorce after the age of 50 has the potential to be devastating, say many legal advisers. Many people in their fifties are planning for retirement, which means they are trying to save money. A recently divorced individual’s […]

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