So, after 25 years Mary and John have decided to part ways. The kids are now grown, and they both feel that they can terminate the marriage by dissolution, rather… CONTINUE
Does it hurt my divorce or custody case if I move in with someone else?
If your living expenses are now shared by another person, and I’m pursuing you for support, the portion of your rent and living expenses that are paid by the other… CONTINUE
In Legal Separation, Is the Other Party Obligated to Keep Paying Insurance Premiums?
At Joseph & Joseph & Hanna we have experience with legal separation cases. If you are legally separated, there has been a full trial or settlement linked to the legal… CONTINUE
What Are the Financial Obligations of the Spouse Who Moves Out Before the Divorce?
If the spouse is on the mortgage, he/she remains in privity of the contract between the bank and him/herself unrelated to his/her spouse. The reality is that if one party… CONTINUE
What Can I Do To Keep My Legal Fees As Low As Possible?
Over our many years in practice, we have found that various circumstances may cause one client’s bill to be higher than that of another client. When we sat down and analyzed it,… CONTINUE
How Does One Get a Legal Separation?
Many times people state that they want a legal separation because it is believed to be quicker and cheaper than a divorce. Usually, once we’ve explained how the legal separation… CONTINUE
What Is a Dower Interest?
Dower interest is an ancient concept in which each spouse has an interest in the other spouse’s real estate. Typically, it was the wife’s interest (‘dower’ indicates the concept of… CONTINUE
The Difference Between Legal Separation and Divorce
With legal separation, your assets and liabilities are divided as they would be in termination of marriage by divorce or dissolution. Issues of custody, child support and spousal support are… CONTINUE
LGBT Dissolution: The Heart of the Case is Humanity
I remember years back when this was the case that became the reported case on issues of same-sex parenting, my client came to me and asked me if it would… CONTINUE
Same-sex Marriage and Divorce in Ohio
Because gay marriage is so new to the State of Ohio, it’s hard to say how a same-sex divorce would differ from a traditional divorce, if at all. The hashtag… CONTINUE