Numbers of Divorced and Never-Married Adults Increasing, Says Census Bureau Report.
Between 1970 and 1996, the number of divorced persons has more than quadrupled, from 4.3 million to 18.3 million, while the number of never-married adults has more than doubled, from 21.4 million to 44.9 million, according to a report released today ... More details
Ohio divorce - Alimony maintenance spousal support.
Either spouse may be awarded reasonable spousal support, in lump sum or in periodic payments, based on a consideration of the following factors:
(1) whether the spouse seeking support is the custodian of a child whose condition or circum ... More details
Ohio divorce - Child custody.
Shared parenting or sole child custody may be awarded according to the best interests of the child. Factors to be considered are:
(1) the preference of the child, if the child is of sufficient age and capacity; (2) the child's adjustment ... More details
Ohio divorce - Child support.
Either or both parents may be ordered to pay child support. Marital misconduct is not to be considered in this award. Health care insurance may be ordered to be provided for the child. Child support payments may be ordered to be paid through the stat ... More details
Ohio divorce - General Divorce Procedure.
Both spouses may jointly file the petition for dissolution of marriage, which contains signatures of both spouses and an attached settlement agreement with provisions for (a) property division; (b) spousal support; and (c) provisions for custody, vis ... More details
Ohio divorce - Grounds for Ohio Divorce.
Ohio’s no-fault grounds for divorce are: 1) incompatibility (unless contested by the other spouse); 2) living separate and apart without interruption for one year. ... More details
Ohio divorce - Legal Separation.
The grounds for legal separation are
1) adultery; 2) imprisonment; 3) willful desertion for 1 year; 4) cruel and inhuman treatment; 5) bigamy; 6) drunkenness; 7) fraud; 8) neglect; 9) incompatibility; 10) living separate and apart withou ... More details
Ohio divorce - Mediation or Counseling.
Either at the request of one of the spouses, or at the court’s initiative, the court may order a 90-day counseling period. In addition, the court may order mediation when there are child custody and visitation issues in dispute. [Ohio Revised Code An ... More details
Ohio divorce - Property distribution.
Ohio is an "equitable division" state. Each spouse retains her or his separate property, including gifts, inheritances, property acquired prior to the marriage, income, or appreciation of separate property, and individual personal injury aw ... More details
Ohio divorce - Residency Requirements.
In order to file for divorce or dissolution of marriage in Ohio, the filing spouse must have been a resident of Ohio for at least 6 months and a resident of the county for at least 90 days immediately before to filing.
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Ohio divorce - Title of Divorce action.
No-fault: Petition for Dissolution of Marriage;
Fault-based: Complaint for Divorce. ... More details
Ohio divorce - Where to file for divorce.
File the petition for dissolution in the county of the filing spouse. ... More details
Oklahoma divorce - Alimony maintenance spousal support.
Alimony may be awarded to either spouse. The award may be in money or property, in lump sum or installments, having regard for the value of the property at the time of the award. Marital fault is not a consideration. There are no other factors for co ... More details
Oklahoma divorce - Child custody.
Joint or sole child custody may be awarded based on the best interests of the child and upon a consideration of the preference of the child, if the child is of sufficient age to form an intelligent preference. When it is in the best interests of the ... More details
Oklahoma divorce - Child support.
The parent awarded custody of the child must provide for the education and support of the child to the best of his or her ability. If such support is inadequate, the non-custodial parent must assist in the support to the best of his or her ability. A ... More details
Oklahoma divorce - General Divorce Procedure.
Separation agreements are specifically authorized by statute. ... More details
Oklahoma divorce - Grounds for Oklahoma Divorce.
Oklahoma recognizes only incompatibility between the parties as the no-fault grounds for divorce. ... More details
Oklahoma divorce - Legal Separation.
Either spouse may file for alimony without seeking a divorce on the following grounds of adultery; impotence; abandonment for 1 year; imprisonment; confinement for incurable insanity for 5 years; cruel and inhuman treatment; drunkenness; wife was pre ... More details
Oklahoma divorce - Mediation or Counseling.
The court may appoint an arbitrator if there is joint custody dispute after the divorce takes place. [Oklahoma Statutes Annotated; Title 43, Section 109]. ... More details
Oklahoma divorce - Property distribution.
Oklahoma is an "equitable distribution" state. Each spouse is entitled to keep:
(1) the property owned by him or her before the marriage and (2) any gifts or inheritances acquired during the marriage. ... More details