Choosing to end a marriage and separate from your spouse via divorce is never an easy decision, but if your marriage is not salvageable, it may be the best decision for everyone involved. That being said, the process of filing for divorce and resolving issues related to a divorce can be complex, and requires an understanding of the law. At the law offices of Kryszak & Associates, Co., LPA, our experienced North Ridgeville divorce lawyers can help you to file for a divorce, as well as resolve contentious matters in your divorce.
Each couple, and therefore each of the issues that a divorcing pair will face, is very different. Indeed, while some couples may have children, retirement accounts, multiple properties, and more, others may not. In some households, both parties may be working and earning an income that allows them to support themselves; in others, this is not the case. Working with a North Ridgeville divorce lawyer who can help you to understand the unique issues that you’re facing in your divorce is important. With that in mind, some of the most common (and contentious issues) in the average Ohio divorce include:
Our attorneys help you to fight to protect your best interests in regards to the above issues when separating from your spouse.
When seeking a divorce from your spouse in North Ridgeville, you will need to inform the court of the reason as to why you want to seek a divorce, which is legally referred to as grounds for divorce. In Ohio, there are both fault and no-fault grounds for divorce. A party may seek a no-fault divorce when they have, “without interruption for one year, lived separate and apart without cohabitation.” The other no-fault grounds for divorce is simply stated in Ohio code as “incompatibility.”
In addition to these no-fault grounds, there are also a variety of fault grounds on which you may seek divorce, including:
Not only do you need to let the court know why you want to divorce your spouse when filing a petition for dissolution of marriage, but you also much let the court know that you are a resident to ensure that the court has jurisdiction over your divorce case. In order to file for a divorce in Ohio, you must have been living in the state for at least six months prior to filing your action.
Filing for divorce is a challenging process, and one that includes both legal and emotional hurdles. At the law offices of Kryszak & Associates, Co., LPA, our talented North Ridgeville divorce lawyers are committed to representing you and advocating for your best interests. To schedule a consultation with our law firm where you can learn more about the divorce process and our services, please call us directly, or send us a message online today.
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