Monthly Archives: July 2014

An Emancipation Proclamation

Q: My 16 year old wants her freedom and keeps threatening to file for emancipation. Can she do that? A: Emancipation is not defined by the Ohio Revised Code, but generally is understood to mean being free from the control, … Continue reading

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Separation Anxiety?

What is a Legal Separation? Unlike divorce, dissolution or collaborative, in a legal separation the parties remain legally married. However, all four processes resolve property and debt division, spousal and child support, and parenting time. Consequently, a separation agreement can … Continue reading

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Sales He Vends

Q: What do I need to know to sell my house by land contract? A: If the buyers can’t or won’t be able to use the traditional agent-brokered, bank-financed purchases process, land contract is an option. In Ohio, there are … Continue reading

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Jung but not Immortal

Q: I’m young. Why do I need a will or an estate plan? A: Death is not just for the elderly and infirm. Tragically, lives are cut short every day. A will and estate plan are not really all about … Continue reading

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