In Ohio, it is likely that the much, if not most, of the money you have in the bank or in investments will be considered marital property and subject to division if you ever divorce. Money earned or received during the marriage is generally considered to belong to both spouses.
Victims of a bad breakup often talk of being “heartbroken.” Thanks to romantic literature and movies, we know that having a broken heart means, but nobody takes it literally. For instance, going through divorce can be emotionally painful, but nobody thinks of divorce literally damaging the human heart.
The vast majority of unmarried or divorced parents in Ohio put their children first. For noncustodial parents, this usually means contributing child support to the custodial parent, so that the child’s financial needs are met.
Facebook has become a fact of life for many people in Ohio. It is a convenient way to stay in touch with distant friends and family, share photographs and video, and communicate with people from around the world. Now, it is also a legally sufficient way to serve someone with divorce papers, at least in the mind of one family law judge.