Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thankful for once – but not twice

Q: Why is Thanksgiving always on the fourth Thursday of November? A: Since 1941, federal law has officially recognized the fourth Thursday in November as Thanksgiving – although not without some politicking. In October 1941 the House of Representatives passed … Continue reading

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If marriage is a foreign concept…

Q: Can I get a divorce in Ohio if we were married in a foreign country? A: Yes. Divorce is governed by the location where you are residing. If you have been living in Ohio for at least six months … Continue reading

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Serving those who served

Are there government benefits available for veterans? There are an increasing number of one-time benefits available to veterans from various parts of the government, including tax credits, student loan assistance and hiring incentives for employers. The majority of ongoing benefits … Continue reading

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Run, Run, Fast as You Can

Q: What does the right to a speedy trial mean? A: The Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution begins: “In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial….” The courts have wrestled with … Continue reading

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