Ohio residents may have seen some recent studies that show the divorce rate in the nation is down from previous years. It does not seem to be true in the entertainment world, however, as news of another celebrity marriage hits the media nearly every day. Ben Affleck is not the only member of his family starting a new life post-divorce. Casey Affleck and his wife recently finalized their own divorce.
There are usually a number of financial issues to work through when an Ohio couple goes through a divorce. Spousal and child support, division of assets and even division of debts accrued during the marriage all need to be addressed, if they are applicable. Comedian Mike Epps and his ex-wife, Chenelle, have come to an agreement over the fiscal aspects of their divorce.
Ohio residents who have gone through the process of a divorce know it is not an easy procedure, no matter how amicable the split may be. All too often, the problems in the marriage prohibit clear thinking when terms of the divorce are being decided. The divorce of one couple is being played out in the public eye because of his former and her present position as an elected county official.
There are certain issues that both sides have to address when an Ohio couple goes through a divorce. The division of property, retirement assets and even debt accrued during the marriage will need to be decided, as well as payment amounts for spousal and child support (when applicable) are just a few of the concerns that will have to be resolved upon the termination of the marriage. The wife of retired NFL defensive end, Jason Taylor, claims she is having problems getting what she is owed, according to their divorce agreement.
No two divorces are exactly the same. What works for one couple may not be the best option for another. For example, while some couples can negotiate a fair divorce settlement, others have to let a judge settle property division and custody issues. Sometimes, litigation is not the answer. For couples that are looking for another route, there are Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) methods that might be more effective.
Most Ohio couples who tie the knot do expect it to last until death parts them. When problems arise that neither partner feels they can overcome together, divorce is often the path they take. Rapper-singer T.I. has filed his own papers for divorce from his wife, Tiny.
In most cases, ending a marriage is tough for an Ohio couple. At least one partner goes through the span of emotions, from denial and anger to, finally, acceptance. So, who can forget that they have been through that? It seems long-time entertainer Ben Vereen and his ex-wife both forgot they went through a divorce many years ago.
Whether it is in the political arena, movies and television, or sports, celebrities in each field should know their private lives are no longer their own once they have reached a certain level of stardom. Unfortunately, it is more often the troubles of divorce, substance or domestic abuse, or financial woes that make the news rather than the happier moments. Ohio baseball fans familiar with the Chicago Cubs' lineup may be interested to hear that shortstop Addison Russell and his wife are getting a divorce.
There are many reasons married couples in Ohio make the decision to get a divorce. Communication problems, infidelity, intimacy issues or insurmountable personal differences are often cited by couples choosing to end a marriage. Monetary concerns certainly put a strain on even the strongest of unions. The father of tennis greats, Venus and Serena Williams, has filed for divorce and is making some serious allegations in the process.
There are many reasons an Ohio couple may decide to get a divorce. Whatever those reasons may be, it is wise to keep different types of records, especially having to do with finances and important dates that can be produced for any court proceedings. Kevin Dillon, one of the stars of HBO's Entourage, and his wife Jane Stuart have found out just how important those types of records can be now that their divorce has concluded.