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Grunt Work is Parenting Too

Kid:  Knock-Knock Dad:  Who’s There? Kid:  Canoe Dad:  Canoe Who? Kid:  Canoe help me with my homework??       Homework, soccer, girl scouts, and the holiday dinner menu at the ex’s house are examples of non-legal issues that are now fair game in custody litigation.  I spend a substantial amount of billable time on…

Gifts Don’t Count as Child Support in Ohio

      This week, the Ohio Supreme Court considered whether a Father who had failed to make monthly court ordered child support payments for the past year could avoid the legal provision removing the requirement that he consent to an adoption of the child by characterizing his $125 Christmas gift card and $60 birthday gift…