No. Your ex is obligated to follow the terms of the Shared Parenting Plan provided that Shared Parenting Plan was signed by all parties and adopted as an Order of the Court. If your ex is withholding parenting time to which you are entitled or otherwise violating the Shared Parenting Plan, then...View More
The maternal aunt requested the change. She wants to have visitation in our new agreement. In addition to a motion of change in custody, does the maternal aunt need to file a motion for visitation? Or if our written agreement outlines a visitation schedule is that enough?
If you an maternal aunt are in agreement, then you can likely draft an Agreed Judgment Entry asking the Court to adopt whatever custody plan that you come up with. So, if you and maternal aunt can negotiate an agreement outside of Court and write it, then you can file that with the Court with an...View More
My husband and i are currently in marriage counselling and I fear that a divorce might be the result. Any guidance to make this as financially friendly and peaceful as possible, is greatly appreciated. We do not have kids, only 2 cats.
It's difficult to say based on the small amount of information provided whether or not a Court would be likely to award spousal support. This is decided based on about a dozen factors; however, differential in income is one factor (and usually the most important). The Court will consider...View More
It is up to the Court. Paternity has been established. If Mom wants to change your child's last name, then you are entitled to notice of the proceedings, and you can present your case as to why it would not be best for the child's last name to be changed.
I got a dissolution from my ex husband in 2017. We had two daughters together who are now aged 12 and 14. There was some abuse involved with the children and with me as well, and they haven't wanted anything to do with their father for some time. We have been to court a few times when he tried... View More
Hello, since you and your husband married more than a year ago, then he can apply for stepparent adoption. There are 2 ways a stepparent adoption can be granted: with or without consent of the biological parent who will have their parental rights terminated. In Ohio, if a parent fails to provide...View More
They have put me off for 5 wks blaming the finance Co. for delay of title.. the finance Co stated they sent title Feb 11th. I've contacted the dealership and excuses.. what can I do, can we get them for fraudulent bussiness practices ?
Contact the Morrow County Court (Domestic Relations Division) and ask if they maintain a list of local attorneys. Also, ask if they have a form you can fill out to request an extension of time to file an answer to the divorce.
Off to police station. I have raised my God baby since she was 3 months she is 3yr now. Her moms leave her wit me every chance she gets even told her family that if anything happens she was to come to me. But her mental state loves to control the narrative of the situation so she don't put it... View More
You may be able to obtain emergency custody of your goddaughter. It is difficult to obtain emergency custody and even more difficult for a non-family member. However, given that you have been caring for the child for long stretches of time and Mom appears to be unstable, you may be able to overcome...View More
Our children are grown we have no real estate we have nothing to fight them out I mean he has some of my parents things that I want back but other than that I do believe he'll sign the papers with no problems we both want to move on I'm on disability and I cannot afford a full-blown... View More
You can likely file for a dissolution. A dissolution is where the divorcing parties agree on everything before asking the Court to end their marriage. Most counties have packets that a couple seeking a dissolution can fill out, and many counties have help desks that can help you complete the...View More
With only the information provided, I cannot give you a more detailed answer; so, I suggest contacting your local legal aid association. Legal aid associations provide free of cost legal assistance to eligible people. Many of the legal aid societies have large landlord/tenant departments that may...View More
You may have a claim for breach of contract and/or a claim under the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act. You have not given a lot of details such as if the contractor has completed the work that you have paid him for. I would suggest reaching out to an attorney for an initial consultation.
Landlord agreed to accept payment plan but then i asked him to make the major repairs (like giving us our own heating unit and fixing the lights and electrical outlets that did not work) he promised to fix months ago. He refused and is not evicting us. I contacted the building inspector who did an... View More
If you are current on your rent and have given your landlord notice and a reasonable amount of time to fix the problems, then you can terminate your lease, deposit your rent in escrow with the Court, or ask the Court to reduce the amount of rent you have to pay until the issues are fixed. Since...View More
It depends on who decided your case. If a magistrate decided your case, then you may object to the magistrate's decision. You have to file objections with the court within 14 days of the date that the decision was sent to you. If a judge decided your case, then you need to file a notice of appeal.
Only certain people who are not related to the mother can seek custody of a child. If the mother was unmarried when the child was born, then any relative of the mother may seek custody. The grandparents of the child can seek custody regardless of whether the mother was unmarried when the child was...View More
We have a parenting agreement that states any/all parenting time missed has to be made up within 90 days. Ex is claiming due to child having COVID-19 (which was the cause of missing the time) she does not have to comply with the order to make up this time. The courts told me there is no current... View More
No, your ex cannot refuse makeup time with the child. There is a court order in place that directs any missed time to be made up within 90 days regardless of the cause of the childing missing the parenting time, it needs to be made up within the 90 days. If your ex does not comply with the make up...View More
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