There are many reasons that people in Ohio decide to end their marriage. Job loss, money problems and economic stressors are just a few of the factors that can play in the ending of a marriage. For some couples, the decision is influenced by their religious beliefs due to their possible impact on the negotiations that occur during the divorce process.

During the divorce process in Ohio, separating spouses must work to divide the assets of a marriage. In addition to personal property, if the couple has kids, they may find that they must work to determine issues such as child custody and visitation. Such matters can be influenced by one or more of the parents’ religious beliefs.

Parents with strong religious beliefs and traditions may find it important to have certain days with their kids. These specific days can include religious holidays that are subject to negotiations in a divorce. In addition, parents may find it important to work together to continue to instill certain religious traditions in their children after a divorce is final.

Deciding to end a marriage in divorce is not typically an easy one. However, in some cases, it is the best decision for all members of the family. What is important to some in Ohio is that they review the applicable laws in our state as they enter into the divorce process. This effort will ensure that the best outcome is achieved for all of those involved, including any minor children of the marriage.

Source: cbslocal.com, “Study: Parents’ Divorce Increases Likelihood Children Will Leave Church,” March 11, 2013