You can file in the county where you live in Ohio if you have lived in Ohio for 6 months and in the county for 90 days. The divorce complaint would be served on your spouse at her KY residence. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local divorce attorney to assist you.
The short answer is - Yes. Each court in Ohio has its own filing requirements to file a dissolution. All domestic relations courts in Ohio require an affidavit of income and expense be filed. While you may be agreeing to a dissolution with your spouse, technically a judge will still rule on it. The...Read more »
If you are still married, and there is no court order for custody, then she can live with either parent. But if she comes to live with you, her father can file for divorce and ask for custody. You can oppose that in court. The court might consider daughter's preference since she is 14, but the...Read more »
I haven't worked outside the home in over 20 years. I raised the kids and took care of them, husband and house. I am 49 so that's too old to start a career or make a living wage. My husband likes to say" go ahead and leave if you're not happy here" knowing I don't have a job. Is it true that I'm... Read more »
Yes you have rights, and a divorce could require your spouse to pay you spousal support (alimony). With a long duration marriage like yours, spousal support would be very likely, although it might not be enough, so you might have to supplement that amount by working. The divorce would also divide...Read more »
You don't need permission while you are married, but your spouse could immediately file for divorce and temporary custody, and the court could require you to return the child. Consult your attorney before moving.
You can still file for divorce. If you do not know the address or location of your spouse, notice of the divorce can be made in the local newspaper. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local divorce attorney to represent you and provide the notice in the paper. The divorce would then proceed...Read more »
Probably, unless there is a court protection order or he has been given exclusive occupancy by the courts. Are you going through a divorce, then discuss with your attorney. If you go there, take a policeman with you. Hire an attorney if you dont have one.
The dissolution cannot be finalized if she does not appear in court. So you must convert it to a divorce, and she does not need to come to court to finalize the divorce. The divorce will probably take a few months due to the court schedule. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local divorce...Read more »
You must be a resident of Ohio to file for divorce in Ohio. But you could file in Ohio for legal separation. If you want to hire a lawyer to review the situation and advise you, use the Find a Lawyer tab to consult either a TX attorney, an OH attorney, or both.
The forms are all online. If both spouses can agree, they can file as a dissolution. But without having an attorney involved, if they make a mistake, they might be unable to correct the error later. Check your local court, which might have a legal clinic with volunteers to help those without...Read more »
That will have to be sorted out in the divorce. If you can prove that the equity was a gift to you, then you could claim that equity as your separate property, not subject to be divided as a marital asset. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local divorce attorney to assist you.
My spouse hasn't contributed anything to my accounts in 15 years. I pay for everything, I handle all the bills, the taxes, my money goes toward renovations, trips, etc. I have a 401K, a Roth IRA and an HSA and would like to be able to keep that money. Is there a way I can do this? I know Ohio is a... Read more »
All those issues are part of the discussion you must have with your attorney, and cannot be answered on-line. It depends on all the facts and details. Marital property is subject to being divided, including retirement accounts. Any agreement between the spouses during the marriage is not...Read more »
one of my sons does not want to go back with his mom and there is no court orded on custody do i have to send him back? we have 2 cars purchased during marriage but both titles are in her name i have one and she has one but she keeps threatening to take the one from me because the guy she is seeing... Read more »
Since there is no divorce and no court order, you do not have to send your son back, and she could grab the car since it is in her name. If either of you objects to either of those things, either of you can file for divorce, and then the court will decide who gets the car and the child custody...Read more »
3 yrs of marriage and we been separated all three yrs at least 3 months out of them every time atound holidays. He cheated on me and tryed gettingme fired and evicted from our home that he has left he got himself kicked off the property after threatening my boss with bodily harm I need help and... Read more »
Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local divorce attorney to review your situation and advise you on filing for divorce. You don't need to know where your spouse is to file for divorce. If he cannot be found, then notice of the divorce can be published in the newspaper.
Once you have lived in Ohio for 6 months, you can file for divorce in Ohio.
It can proceed after you properly deliver notice of the divorce filing to your spouse in TX, or provide notice by publication in the newspaper if you cannot locate him. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local...Read more »
If a married couple has been separated for over one year and currently are living in different states, and one spouse purchases property in Ohio prior to the divorce being finalized, can the other spouse claim any sort of financial gain on that new property even if they have not contributed in any... Read more »
A spouse can always make a claim in a divorce. If the source of the funds was marital assets, then the other spouse would likely get part of that. But the division of marital assets, and whether assets are marital or separate, depends on all the facts. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local...Read more »
A divorce sorts out all the debts and assets and divides them between the spouses in an equitable manner, and determines if one spouse pays spousal support (alimony) or child support to the other. It doesn't really matter if only one name is on the mortgage or who pays it. Use the Find a Lawyer...Read more »
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