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How is custody handled when mom deploys?

There have been over 200,000 women who have served in the military in Iraq and Afghanistan, and that number of female service members is only expected to double in the next couple of decades. Already today, 15 percent of the active forces are women. The face of the military has changed, and there is no doubt that it has changed other facets of life as well.

Custody agreements made today may not work 5 or 10 years later

Possible tax consequences are a conversation that certainly may come up in a family law dispute. Conversely, an agreement reached in a family court has the potential to be used in a dispute in a tax court, as was recently the case for the father of a young boy. It was his conciliation agreement, a type of child custody arrangement available in his jurisdiction, that was the basis of a dispute over unpaid tax liability.

Judge's ruling impacts more than same-sex marriage in Ohio

On Tuesday, April 15, U.S. District Judge Timothy S. Black made a precedential ruling in Ohio. In a case that was filed over birth certificates, the judge ruled that the current law in Ohio banning the recognition of same-sex marriages legally entered into in other states was unconstitutional.

It isn't just about a title says Ohio same-sex marriage lawsuit

The debate over same-sex marriage continues across the United States. The ruling made by the Supreme Court of the United States this past year, striking down the Defense of Marriage Act made the denial of federal benefits to same-sex spouses unconstitutional. What it did not do was change same-sex marriage laws on the state level.

Senate Bill 171 would change portion of Ohio child custody laws

The Ohio Senate was asked to address a controversial and difficult subject early this year when Senate Bill 171 was introduced. This bill would have a big effect on family courts, and more specifically, child custody laws in Ohio. Sen. Nina Turner (D-Cleveland) sponsored this bill.

Ohio Supreme Court orders child returned to mother in Arizona

In this current era, life often happens outside of the boundaries of our home town. Moving from one state to another isn’t a rare occurrence, and when parents decide that they don’t want to live together anymore or at all, they may live in different cities or states. In other cases, a single parent may ask for help from a grandparent in another state.

Ex reminds critics that custody involves personal circumstances

A 38-year-old woman said that she is doing her best to raise her three children from three different fathers without sending them back and forth between houses. The children live with her, period. Although her life is extremely busy, this mom said that she always makes the time to personally raise her children. She doesn't want to rely on nannies that would raise the kids in her place while she travels for her job.

Santa Claus: which parent controls the truth?

'Tis the season for celebrating family, decorating the Christmas tree, displaying generosity in gift giving, sharing our blessings with those that might need help, and, yes, threatening that "Santa won't come unless you are a good boy or girl." Okay, the idea of Santa Claus is more than just a way for Columbus parents to keep the kids in line from November to December.

Third Thursday or Thanksgiving Day? Which one do you celebrate?

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many families are getting ready for a traditional celebration. Individuals and families in Columbus travel across the state of Missouri and even across the country to celebrate the gift of loved ones. For those that recently got divorced, tradition can’t always be kept.

Ohio pilot program targets custody cases with domestic violence

During a child custody case, parents may go back and forth on several issues from how to divvy up holidays, how exchanges will take place and even when a new girlfriend or boyfriend can be introduced to the kids. Parents can either mediate or negotiate an agreement or even let the court decide.

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