Readers in Ohio may be aware that one person recently won a huge Powerball jackpot. In fact, the Powerball jackpot was valued at $338 million. At the time that he won the lottery, the man was the non-custodial parent of his children. Three of the kids were the subjects of an order for child support, and the father was reportedly in arrears.
Readers in Ohio know that when a high-asset couple decides to end their marriage in a divorce there can be many issues. Though soon-to-be former spouses must negotiate all aspects of the divorce, regardless of their wealth, those with large amount of cash and investments sometimes find it difficult to determine exactly how to divide a marital estate. This may be what is in the future for one husband and wife from another state that have gained local fame.
Readers in Ohio may be surprised to hear that the number of members of the baby boomer generation seeking to end their marriages in divorce is increasing. In fact, one in three boomers is currently single. In addition, some 20 percent of all divorce filings in our country come from couples that are over the age of 50.
Readers in Ohio know that child support payments are mandatory once they are ordered. In fact, in most divorce cases where a minor child is involved, the noncustodial parent must pay child support. This money is intended to help the custodial parent with the care and support of the child.