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What is the Difference Between Adoption and Guardianship in Ohio?

Taking personal responsibility for the welfare and enjoyment of another human being is a worthy cause that can be accomplished through two primary means in Ohio: adoption and guardianship. Each has its own legal restrictions and obligations, and each is subject to its own unique set of in-depth processes and procedures.

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.

Ohio Supreme Court Announces New Rules for Adult Guardianship Cases

The Ohio Supreme Court recently announced new rules and practices that will significantly impact Ohio's adult guardianship system. The Supreme Court recently adopted Rules of Superintendence for the Courts of Ohio 66.01 - 66.09, which will provide streamline and harmonize guardianship rules across the state. The revised rules were first published for public comment in May 2014. And after months of receiving comments, the new rules will finally be adopted and will take effect on June 1.

What Is A Guardian Ad Litem?

Every year, hundreds of thousands of children are victims of abuse or neglect in the United States. In 2012, 1,640 children died as a result of abuse and neglect and 70 of those victims were children living in Ohio. To help protect abused and neglected children, courts sometimes need to step in on behalf of children. The children, however, often need someone to represent them in court to protect their interests. This role is defined as a guardian ad litem.

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