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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Ohio on
Q: My wife is trying to take everything from me with this divorce. I make good money. Can she take all of it?

2 children, married 6 years, she's never worked, she quit nursing school to be an RN with 2 credits left. I own a house, 2 cars and alot of collectables and music production stuff. She wants ALL of it.

David Shaver
David Shaver answered on Nov 18, 2017

It would be rare for any one side to get all of the property. Generally the Court divide all marital property (and debts) equally. Only in cases involving extreme economic misconduct by one side would the Court even consider such an outcome. In most case, however, the marital property is equally... Read more »

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Q: In a Divorce if one spouse inherits money does the other Spouse have rights To any of it
David Shaver
David Shaver answered on Nov 8, 2017

You should check with an Arkansas attorney, but in most states inherited assets are considered separate property as long as the property is not commingled with marital funds. Income, however, from such funds may be considered in determining spousal support in many states.

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Ohio on
Q: My husband and I are filing for a dissolution and I was wondering how much say the court has on the terms already made

We have a very civil relationship and would hate for the court to ruin that by forcing action we don't want.

David Shaver
David Shaver answered on Nov 18, 2017

The Courts usually defer to the parties as long as there as been full disclosure and the agreement appears fair on its face. The Court, however, will not approve agreements that contain provisions that are contrary to law. If both side are represented by an attorney, the Court will generally... Read more »

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