Post-Nuptial Agreement NOW VALID IN OHIO
Major Change in Ohio Law For over 130 years, Ohio law prohibited post-nuptial agreements. Even amendments to and terminations of prenuptial agreements during marriage were not valid. This all changes as of March 23, 2023, when Ohio law will now recognize the validity of postnuptial agreements. Prior to this change, only prenuptial agreements, an agreement […]
Attorney Nancy Sponseller To Offer Free Divorce Consultations To Ohio Residents
Divorce professional to host private 30-minute consultations Ohio collaborative divorce attorney Nancy Sponseller is participating in the second annual Divorce With Respect Week March 6-10. Sponseller will be part of a nationwide effort to build awareness of collaborative divorce as a better way to untie the knot. Divorce With Respect Week is an opportunity for […]
Who Should Be Interested in a Collaborative Divorce in Columbus Ohio?
Who should be interested in a collaborative divorce in Columbus, Ohio? A “collaborative divorce” may not be perfect for every situation (e.g., where there has been domestic violence, abuse, serious mental illness), but I personally believe it is the best option available for most couples seeking to end a marriage. What type of people are […]
What Options Do Divorcing Couples Have in Columbus?
What options do divorcing couples have in Columbus? Ohio has four legal vehicles to terminate a marriage, three of which may involve the Collaborative Divorce process: Annulments are rarely used, but this option primarily exist for when a marriage was entered into under duress, fraud or if it was never consummated. An uncontested divorce may […]
Dissolution in Columbus When You Have Retirement Accounts, Investments and other Substantial Assets
Dissolution in Columbus is an option for many local residents to consider when approaching the end of a marriage. Dissolution is an alternative to divorce and requires the parties to be in complete agreement on every issue contained in the divorce paperwork known as the “separation agreement.” Where the parties have one or more minor […]
What is a Collaborative Divorce in Columbus, and Why Should We Consider It?
Collaborative divorce in Columbus is an effective option to end a marriage that provides dignity, a systematized approach and limits on expenses that many former spouses find attractive. Collaborative divorce is a “non-adversarial” process, and both parties and their attorneys enter into a contract that establishes clear guidelines in advance. In the contract, the parties […]