Family Law Archives

25 Questions to Answer About Co-Parenting After Your Divorce

For many divorcing spouses, co-parenting offers a flexible solution that allows both parents to remain actively involved in their children's lives outside of the confines of a traditional custody and visitation schedule. Co-parenting requires commitment, and both parents need to be willing to work together in order to address unexpected issues when they arise.

Spring Break Scheduling After a Divorce

For divorced parents, planning for spring break can present a variety of difficult challenges. Depending on your children's ages, whether you (or your children) want to travel, whether you work full-time, and a variety of other factors, making arrangements that satisfy everyone can seem like a struggle of epic proportions.

Ohio Considers Allowing Churches to Refuse to Marry Same-Sex Couples

As several news outlets have recently reported, the Ohio legislature is currently considering a bill that would protect pastors who decline to perform same-sex marriage ceremonies and churches that refuse to open their doors for same-sex weddings. Representative Nino Vitale (R-Urbana), who is the primary sponsor of the bill, has stated that the proposed law is not intended to discriminate against homosexual couples, but rather to protect pastors and churches against being "forced to do something that is against their religious beliefs."

5 Ways Facebook Can Be Used Against You in a Divorce

Facebook. You use it. Your spouse uses it. Your kids, friends and co-workers use it. Facebook has roughly 1.5 billion users who log in at least once a month. As Mark Zuckerberg put it, that is "1 in 7 people on Earth [who] used Facebook to connect with their friends and family." However, as divorce lawyers know all too well, many people use Facebook for more than just sharing photos and updates with their loved ones. In many cases, people - married people included - use Facebook to find new connections and rekindle sparks with old acquaintances.

Understanding An Automatic Restraining Order

When either spouse files for a divorce or legal separation in the Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court, there are a number of restraining orders that automatically apply to both spouses. For the spouse who files for a divorce or legal separation, the restraining orders apply from the moment he or she files the initial Complaint with the court. For the other spouse, they apply as soon as he or she accepts service of process.

Fathers Rights in an Ohio Divorce

Fathers' Rights In Ohio

When determining issues of fathers rights, child custody, child support and visitation, the state of Ohio is concerned primarily with the needs of the child. The court will determine what arrangement will work best for the stability and health of the child. Any decisions on issues of child custody and other matters will follow. As a father, you have the opportunity to present your case in front of the court. The attorneys at Laubacher & Co will help demonstrate that your presence in the life of your child is important and must be protected.

What Is Free-Range Parenting?

Free-range parenting is a parenting philosophy in which a child is allowed to explore the world at their own pace, with minimal supervision and control by the parents. This often means that the children engage in everyday life activities with minimal or no adult supervision, such as walking to and from school alone. People who support and apply this type of parenting style believe it is an important parenting tool to allow children to grow and experience independence organically.

U.S. Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

In a landmark decision, on Friday, June 26, 2015 the Supreme Court of the United States legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. The case, Obergefell v. Hodges, relies on the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution and holds that the 50 states (i) cannot refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, and (ii) must recognize same-sex marriages performed out-of-state.

Prenuptial Agreements and Are They Right For Most Couples

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal posed the question of whether a prenuptial agreement is right for most couples. The article surveyed several different attorneys to discuss the positive and negative aspects of prenuptial agreements. On one side, the proponents believe that prenuptial agreements are important because they help protect the financial interests of both parties. Furthermore, prenuptial agreements can also prevent costly, lengthy court battles over marital assets.

U.S. Statistics - Living Arrangements of Children

A recent report from the Institute for Family Studies looked at data from the U.S. Census Bureau to better understand the living arrangements of children throughout the United States. The 2014 data released from the Bureau shows that 43 million children throughout the United States live with both their birth mother and biological father in a traditional married-couple family. This represents a 58% majority. In addition, only 2.7 million children (or just 4%) live with two birth parents who are not married.

Email Us For A Response

How Can We Help You?

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Contact

Laubacher & Co.
20525 Center Ridge Road
Suite 626
Rocky River, Ohio 44116

Phone: 440-462-1882
Phone: 440-356-5700
Fax: 440-356-5405
Rocky River Law Office Map