By |2018-09-19T14:16:32+00:00September 17th, 2018|Blog|

  Important changes have taken place to the tax laws regarding spousal support, and dependency exemptions, among other important changes. There still seems to be a great deal of confusion regarding the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that became law on December 22, 2017.  Many key features of prior versions of the tax code enabled divorce attorneys to craft settlements for their clients that were beneficial to both parties, thereby creating a [...]


By |2018-04-20T14:26:53+00:00April 20th, 2018|Blog|

Last week we looked at the warning signs to look for to identify if someone you find yourself involved with has the potential to become an abuser as the relationship develops.  This week we look at potential signs to look for to identify whether someone you know is being abused. If a family member, friend or coworker begins to exhibit any of the following signs, that person may be in an abusive relationship.  Look [...]

The benefits of using arbitration in Ohio divorce cases.

By |2018-04-13T19:50:07+00:00July 1st, 2016|Blog|

Why don’t more divorce couples use arbitration in divorce in Ohio? Contrary to what some people believe, including many divorce lawyers, arbitration is available as an option to resolve many issues for Ohio families experiencing divorce. In arbitration, a single arbitrator, or a panel of arbitrators will conduct a hearing, and take evidence from the parties and make a decision regarding the issues in controversy between the parties.  The arbitrator makes a decision, which is [...]


By |2018-04-13T19:50:17+00:00September 4th, 2015|Blog|

            Every week or so, I read online with great interest how one of my divorce attorney colleagues has “taken the pledge” to litigate no more, and only accept cases that are going to be resolved through collaborative divorce, or mediation. These pledges are typically posted in listservs, or blog posts, which are devoted to collaborative divorce, and those of us who practice collaborative divorce.             Shortly after one of [...]

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