Monthly Archives: July 2013

Minimizing Startup Frosts

My friend and I are starting a business together. Do we really need a lawyer? Depending on what type of business you’re starting, you’re likely to invest hundreds and perhaps thousands of dollars in office equipment, furniture, rent, phone lines, … Continue reading

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Spousal Abort

My marriage is not working but I don’t want the hostility of divorce. Can I get an annulment? Ohio law provides four ways to end a marriage, as well as providing for a legal separation: annulment, divorce, dissolution, and collaborative … Continue reading

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Delinquent Bill (or Ted, or…)

My teenage son was arrested and taken to juvenile detention. What do I need to know? The court process for juveniles is different from criminal court for adults in some ways. One difference is that you must attend court with … Continue reading

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Free At Last?

I’m 16 and I don’t get along with my parents. Where do I file to get emancipated? Emancipation is not defined by the Ohio Revised Code, but generally is understood to mean being free from the control, care and custody … Continue reading

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