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Marital Property Divided
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How is Marital Property Divided in an Ohio Divorce?

One оf the most ѕignifiсаnt issues involved in getting a divоrсе is the matter of dividing the ѕроuѕеѕ’ ѕhаrеd marital рrореrtу. Sроuѕеѕ аrе соnѕidеrеd со-оwnеrѕ оf аѕѕеtѕ they acquire during their marriage, and when the marriage еndѕ, thеѕе “marital аѕѕеtѕ”...
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Assault Offenses
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Understanding Assault Offenses in Ohio

Introduction to understanding assault offenses in Ohio Most people have heard of ‘aѕѕаult and bаttеrу’ since they are ѕо frequently рrеѕеntеd together and referenced in popular legal television dramas. However, there are important nuances to this area of criminal law that...
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Medical Malpractice in Ohio

Ohio residents trust their doctors, nurses, and medical professionals with their health and livelihood. Unfortunately, these healthcare professionals do not always live up to the expectations of their patients. In some circumstances, the doctor may have committed medical malpractice under...
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The Immigration Debate in Ohio

In a year filled with news stories related to immigration, the story of Akron resident Leonor Garcia still managed to make national news. Bringing the immigration debate close to home. Garcia is a Mexican national who has lived without proper...
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Pressure sores can mean inadequate care

Originally published on Jun 21, 2016 The lack of movement and positioning are two major factors in the development of pressure sores. Pressure ulcers also referred to as pressure sores or decubitus ulcers, are often signs that long-term care institutions...
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Criminal Defendants’ Legal Rights

Originally published on Jan 23, 2017 What Legal Rights Does a Criminal Defendant Have? Choosing not to testify is an important Constitutional right under the Fifth Amendment, but it certainly isn’t the only legal right to which criminal defendants are...
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Voting With a Criminal Conviction

Originally published on Sep 14, 2016 Voting with a criminal conviction Voting with a criminal conviction in a presidential election in Ohio is possible if the person meets the following requirements for eligibility: 18 years old U.S. Citizen 30 day resident of...
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Sealing Your Criminal Record

Sealing Your Criminal Record To begin with, it’s important to realize that, in Ohio, the process of clearing one’s criminal record is referred to as Sealing Your Criminal Record. The term expungement is often used interchangeably but refers to the...
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Credit Counseling for Bankruptcy

For many people, bankruptcy is the final resort after a severe struggle with debt. It’s not a decision people make lightly. Depending on whether you file for Chapter 7 (liquidation) or Chapter 13 (reorganization) bankruptcy, it can take months or...
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Rebuild Credit after Bankruptcy

Originally published on Jan 19, 2017 Yes! You can rebuild credit after bankruptcy! A Chapter 7 bankruptcy gives you the relief of a clean financial slate — but also the worry that you’ll never have decent credit again. You can rebuild credit after bankruptcy....
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When Bankruptcy is the Best Option

Originally Published on Feb 1, 2017 This is a great article on when bankruptcy is the best option, with a lot of great points but you never want to do anything without first discussing it with an attorney.  If you borrow...
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Five Bankruptcy Myths Dispelled

Originally Published on Mar 7, 2017 Filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy isn’t pleasant or simple. It can be easy to get tangled up in the hoops you have to jump through for this debt relief option. To make the...
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Seven Child Custody Myths

When it comes to divorce, child custody issues are usually emotional and can sometimes become contentious. Unfortunately, parents often receive misinformation from well-meaning friends, co-workers, and relatives. There are many child custody myths, but here are seven common myths relating...
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Ohio Child Custody Laws

In Ohio the issues of child custody laws – child custody and visitation are two of the most difficult issues in a divorce proceeding. While the parents appear to be the focus of a custody battle because they are the...
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The Pro-Se Divorce Clinic

Originally published on Jun 16, 2016 The Pro-Se Divorce Clinic serves those who may not otherwise be able to afford legal counsel. The Pro-Se Divorce Clinic model began in the fall of 2013 to address the huge gap between individuals who...
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Different Types of Class Actions

Originally published on Sep 30, 2016 To be able to fully identify a case, it’s best to understand the different types of class actions that exist in today’s world. Each and every one of us are also consumers in our...
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