Ohio Family Law Forms

June 30, 2013

The Supreme Court of Ohio has released new family law forms to make things like this more accessible to people without a lawyer: Divorce Dissolution Custody Paternity Visitation Contempt Shared Parenting Modifying Custody Modifying Shared Parenting Modifying Parenting Time, Companionship and Visitation FOR A CONSULTATION, CALL NOW  at (614) 225-9316 or contact us by e-mail. […]

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Marital Property and Separate Property in Ohio

February 1, 2012

Virginia Cornwell is one of the Columbus Family Law Attorneys and Family Lawyersat the Law Offices of Virginia C. Cornwell.  She is an OSBA Certified Family Relations Specialist. Property division in divorce can be a murky area.  It is is not as simple as splitting everything 50/50.  In Ohio, some property is considered separate property.  It is not […]

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Holiday Visitation and Weekend Visitation: Which One Trumps the Other?

January 29, 2012

Virginia Cornwell is one of the Columbus Family Law Attorneys and Family Lawyers at the Law Offices of Virginia C. Cornwell.  She is an OSBA Certified Family Relations Specialist. What happens when your court ordered weekend time with your children falls on a holiday?  In Ohio, the general rule is that holiday time prevails, and […]

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Can you end your marriage in Ohio while pregnant?

January 22, 2012

Virginia Cornwell is a Columbus Divorce Attorney and Ohio Family Law Attorney. Many people find it difficult to get a court to allow them to get a divorce, dissolution, annulment or legal separation in Ohio if the wife is pregnant.  Some judges just won’t do it.  However, with the help of an experienced attorney, it […]

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18 years of child support all at once! It could happen to you in Ohio.

October 29, 2011

Did you know that fathers who live in Ohio but do not establish paternity of their child can be hit with a retroactive child support from birth up to age 18, even though the child is already over age 18?  Yep.  It’s true.  Once the child reaches the age of 18, the (now adult) child […]

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Can Ohio Fathers have overnight visitation with infants? Can Ohio Mothers move out of state with the child?

October 27, 2011

A Columbus Ohio Child Custody Attorney, Columbus Ohio Family Law Attorney, and Columbus Ohio Post Decree Custody Lawyer has written a new article answering some important questions such as: Are Ohio Fathers of infants who are not married to the mother allowed to have overnight visits with the child? In Ohio, can the mother of a […]

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What areas of law do Ohio Family Law Attorneys handle?

October 21, 2011

We’re glad you asked!  The Law Offices of Virginia C. Cornwell assists clients in all 88 Ohio counties with Ohio family law matters such as: Abuse Alimony (See Spousal Support) Allocation of Parental Rights and Responsibilities Annulment Antenuptial agreements (see also prenuptial agreements) aka Prenup Appeals Child Support Civil Protection Orders Contempt Change of Custody […]

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What does Ohio Same Sex Parent and Non-Traditional Family law and Ohio Grandparent Visitation Law have in common?

October 19, 2011

Did you know that the law in Ohio that governs same sex parents, non-traditional families and grandparent visitation is the same law?  That’s right – Ohio law regarding custody and visitation rights of third party (non-parents) applies to grandparents as well as gay and lesbian couples. The method that grandparents and same sex couples use […]

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Find Legal Aid in Your Ohio County

February 19, 2011

We all need help sometimes, even when we can’t afford it.  It is not always easy to find Ohio Legal Services, the Legal Aid Society of Columbus, etc. on the internet.  So here’s a nifty little link to help you find out where the nearest Ohio Legal Aid office is. http://www.ohiolegalservices.org/programs.  If that doesn’t work, […]

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Shared Parenting, Equal Parenting and 50/50 Gaining Momentum World Wide

February 19, 2011

Does a child have a right to shared parenting? The organization CRISP (Children’s Rights Initiative for Shared Parenting) thinks so. They have put together an impressive collection of information and resources in support of the idea that a child deserves to have both parents equally in involved in their lives.  The site discusses a lot […]

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