There are two primary ways to terminate a marriage, either through divorce proceedings or in a dissolution of marriage proceeding. The two methods have similarities: both are conducted in front of a judge or magistrate in the common pleas court of the county in which they are filed; both can be accomplished with the assistance of a licensed attorney or without representation, or pro se; and both will result in the legal termination of the marriage. The process, however, is very different. A dissolution occurs when the parties are in agreement concerning all aspects of the termination of the marriage. There...
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Under Ohio law, child support is calculated based on a Child Support Computation Worksheet. The court awards child support according to amount provided by the Child Support Computation Worksheet, which is designed to ensure consistency of child support orders from county to county across the state as well as to make the calculation process more […]
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