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Smoothing the Rough Road of Divorce

Let’s face it, divorce is hard. The choices you make, however, are what determine the difference between a tough, emotional time and a long-term disruption to your entire life.

Baby Boomer Divorces – a Rising Trend

Boomers seeking divorce more than ever as they age We’ve been seeing a rise in the number of baby boomers coming into divorce court over the past few years, and now a study is confirming that it’s not just a trend in the Dayton area. How common is it? Take a look at these figures…

Inequality in Child Custody Cases

Dads are good parents too! “Inequality” has become a modern political buzzword, usually used in the context of an outrage that demands legislative correction. Lately the gap in pay between men and women has raised a few hackles. Critics say that although women make up approximately half of all workers in the United States, they…

Potential Landmark Pet Custody Case

Do you consider your pets part of the family? Last month, a landmark case further progressed the position of animals as not property, but something approaching a child – at least when it comes to custody, that is. In determining how the case was to be handled, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Matthew Cooper took into…

An Incredible Child Custody Resource

Learning how the law works can be a great help to your child custody case The Internet is an amazing resource for learning, well, just about anything. This is great for anyone facing a child custody case, because while a good attorney can fight for you in the courtroom, it’s up to you to get…

Too Many Ohio Children Injured in ATV Accidents

[Editor’s note: The following is a guest blog post from our friends at Slater & Zurz LLP. which addresses a major safety issue in the state we call home.] Why are so many Ohio kids being hurt in ATV accidents? According to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) nearly 100 children under the age…

Becoming a Twitter Vigilante Won’t Help Your Custody Case

Bad behavior on social media will only work against you in a court of law It’s now commonplace for upset members of the public to take their grievances to social media, but there’s a line you simply can not cross, especially when it comes to legal proceedings. Take this story, from an ABAJournal article, for…

Major Issues a Father Can Expect to Face in a Divorce

[A note from Anne: I was honored to have Ohio law firm Slater & Zurz invite me to write a guest post for their excellent blog, and thought readers here would find it useful as well.] Although men and women are technically equal in America, realists know that they are not.  The vast majority of…

Unwed Father’s Rights

The legal system can be tough to navigate for unmarried dads We’re seeing more and more unwed fathers who want to be a part of their children’s lives, but because of their unmarried status they have a difficult time asserting their rights in the legal system. While this list of important things unwed fathers need…