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
After Divorce, How Do I Get My Ex-Spouse To Remove His or Her Possessions From the Home If They Aren’t Cooperating?
Let’s say we’re representing the wife in a divorce proceeding: The husband has left the house, and in the divorce decree it says he is to receive all the items… CONTINUE
What Can I Take With Me If I Move Out Before I File for Divorce?
I would make the following recommendations: Take 100% of everything you had prior to the marriage. Take anything you inherited. Take anything that was gifted to you, and Take 50%… 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
Are LGBT Cases Unique With Respect to Marital Property Division?
We all stand before the court equally. The ability to get married is now an equal ability, and now the ability to be miserable in the marriage is an equal… CONTINUE
Inter-State Property Division: Would you Apply the Ohio Marital Property Law, or the Law of the State Where the Property is Located?
In terms of foreign countries, we have a conflict-of-law situation, so we work with attorneys in a the other country to make sure that we are putting the language into… CONTINUE