He left 7 cents in the joint account where my paychecks went to and made it seem like he was broke and struggling. He had over $20,000 in one of his accounts. I’ve been having car problems, driving an hour to and from work and ended up moving a few hours away because he kept harassing me, would... Read more »
The Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 60 provides grounds for filing motions to request a new trial after a Divorce Decree has already been granted. Failure to disclose certain assets is grounds to claim fraud and possible perjury. However, the Court may not grant the motion if there is a finding...Read more »
We bought the house, in North Carolina, shortly after getting married. Our jobs moved us out of state and we rented the house out on a 5 year lease with option to buy. The renters didn't buy, but still living there without paying rent (another legal issue in progress), and my now ex-wife is... Read more »
Your divorce decree should have specified what was to happen to that house, who was to pay mortgage, expenses, etc. If ex is not complying with the decree, then you can file with the court that issued your divorce decree and ask the judge to order her to comply and to hold her in contempt if she...Read more »
His unpredictable behaviors are escalating, now having people over 4 nights a week, until 2am most times. I am a professional with a demanding schedule and will need a nanny afterwards. I'm very on edge lately not sleeping, worrying about the safety of myself and... Read more »
There are situations where the parties will need help from the court to make decisions about the marital home and marital property at the very beginning of the Divorce case. Courts in Ohio use temporary orders to give the parties a set of rules which they must follow while the Divorce case is...Read more »
My wife and I are seperated and getting a divorce. She has offered to settle out of court with her getting 20% of my income. She says I should take the deal because if we go to court she will be granted 33% automatically. She's claims to to have medical conditions that won't allow her to... Read more »
If a person claims they cannot work, that is one issue that a court could consider, and could require proof. Otherwise, the court could assume how much income that person should be able to earn in calculating spousal support amounts. There is no "automatic 33%" formula. Each case is...Read more »
Divorce hearings are set generally once the clerk receives proof of service. The opposing party has 28 days to file an answer and can file a counterclaim and/or other motions. When parties are not seeing any hearing date and it has been a reasonable time for the clerk to process the proof of...Read more »
Ohio is not a community property state. Pursuant to Ohio Revised Code 3105.171 the Court must make an equitable division of all marital property. The Ohio code states that marital property does not include any separate property and that separate property can be found if one spouse has received an...Read more »
Ohio courts can make orders when parties are in the process of a divorce and they need to get rules in place quickly such as who will remain in the marital home or pay certain debts. As part of the court's temporary orders one party can be ordered to vacate the marital home and forced to find...Read more »
A local court or judge might have given an opinion on what it includes in that term. If not, then the parents will have to try to work it out. Check if the parenting agreement requires mediation before going to court. If mediation doesn't resolve it, then file with the court for the judge to...Read more »
The history of the parties plays a big role in how they conduct and carry out the terms of a shared parenting plan or child custody visitation order. Given the complexity of any case with a GAL etc there must have been some temporary orders in place while the case was pending. How were phone and...Read more »
My husband is being non cooperative, he controls all the money, basically lives in another state comes home for 3 days out of a month! Leaves all the responsibilities of our 3 children on me, doesn’t spend any time with them or me, I ask that we sit down and discuss the matter of separating or... Read more »
If he won't cooperate, then you will have to get an attorney and do the divorce yourself. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to talk to some local family law attorneys and then hire one to represent you through the divorce process and to answer questions about custody, child support, spousal support,...Read more »
A friend performed the wedding and I just found out that he was not registered with the state at the time. I'm not sure if anyone was aware of it at the time. He didn't register until 2 years afterwards. I want a divorce now i am not sure if I should file for an annulment instead. There... Read more »
No. If you want her to remain in Ohio you will need to file for divorce and seek a restraining order preventing her from taking marital property outside of the state. Absent a court order you cannot prevent her from driving the car.
Fairfield County, OH: My wife had our son file for a Protective Order. April 2021 he was 17 and Sep 20 he turned 18. He graduates in May 2022. He was granted 3 years. He enjoined my wife and his sister in the order. According to the PO electronic communication is a violation of the PO. My wife... Read more »
The answer to this question depends on whether or not you have temporary orders in an active Divorce case. Sometimes court put orders into place to prevent parties from making changes to joint accounts such as removing funds and closing accounts. If there is no current court order in place...Read more »
He was awarded the house but my name stayed on the deed and mortgage for one year because he did not qualify to take over the payments. He wants to sell the house and found out that a lien (we did not know about previously) was placed against the house during our marriage for debt in my name.... Read more »
In a divorce, it is important to check real estate titles to find any liens that might have been filed. He won't be able to sell the house without somebody paying the lien to get it released. If he wants to sell the house, he could pay the lien, and then file with the court to determine if...Read 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... Read 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...Read more »
You can file a divorce in your OH county of residence if you have lived there 3 months and in OH 6 months. It does not matter if your husband lives out of state. If he will agree to everything, you can proceed as a dissolution, but he would have to come back for the hearing. If not, then you can...Read more »
Any money he sent overseas might be identified, and he could be required to include it in the division of marital assets. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local divorce attorney who can review all the facts of the situation and advise you of your options.
Since you are married, you have rights in the marital home even if your name is not on the deed. You can also make a claim for spousal support. A lawyer can explain all your rights in a divorce. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to represent you.
Me and my fiance live in ohio and he is going through a divorce. His ex is dating someone who has past domestic cases that are ten plus years old but he threatened us in November which was reported to the local police and we also believe they may be using drugs because she is acting differently... Read more »
A judge makes custody decisions in the best interest of the child, based on all the evidence properly presented in court. A judge can consider past problems, convictions, drug use, rehab, financial issues, work issues, living situation, etc., as well as current circumstances of both parents and...Read more »
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