Divorcing Ohio couples often have numerous decisions to make when they divorce. Child custody and support, the division of debts and assets as well as legal fees are just a few points that need to be clarified when settling on the terms of a divorce. One man has been ordered to pay a staggering amount to his wife for her legal fees.
Of the numerous reasons an Ohio couple may feel a divorce is necessary, domestic violence is the scariest. Walking on eggshells around someone who could erupt in anger at any minute is emotionally exhausting. If children are in the picture it is even more vital to find a way out of the situation. The wife of Dean DeLeo, guitarist for Stone Temple Pilots has filed for divorce, claiming she is afraid for not only her life, but that of her daughter as well.
Whether an Ohio spouse's income is massive or below the national average, there are still obligations he or she may have to fulfill after a divorce. If there are children born from the relationship, one parent might be ordered by the court to pay child support. Should the family consist only of the couple, one may be required to pay spousal support. The 13-year marriage between Guns N' Roses guitarist, Slash, and his wife is slowly coming to an end, after he filed for divorce four years ago.
Ohio residents may know of people who have tried some outrageous stunts when going through a divorce. Hiding assets so they will not be considered in property division, cutting off the money supply to the future ex and false accusations of abuse and adultery are just some of the dirty tricks that have been used by spouses wanting out of their marriages. One attorney has been suspended from practicing law in his home state because of some information revealed during divorce proceedings from his wife.
The reason an Ohio couple chooses to divorce can be one among many. Money issues, lack of communication or intimacy and infidelity are just a few of the causes for which couples seek the services of a family law attorney. The husband of a former employee of a nonprofit agency wants a divorce on the heels of a financial scandal.
No matter how long an Ohio couple has been married, ending that marriage is rarely emotionally easy. Even the most acrimonious splits will often hold an element of remorse. The younger sister of actress Leah Remini, Shannon Farrara, and her ex-husband, William Kilmartin, have released the news that their divorce was granted a year ago.
Child custody disputes in Ohio can get really ugly, depending on the circumstances surrounding the reason for the parents parting ways. When there is great animosity between the parents, it is often hard to put those feelings aside when trying to reach an agreement on terms of custody. Fans of The Cosby Show will remember Keshia Knight Pulliam as Rudy, now a mother herself, who has just recently finalized her divorce with her ex-husband.
Domestic abuse is often cited as the reason for an Ohio divorce. Those in abusive situations are encouraged to call the police as soon as an incident occurs. For one woman, however, calling the police only made her situation worse as her abuser, her husband, was a police officer. In addition to filing for divorce, she is suing the police department for which he works for $15 million.
While most Ohio divorces hold some level of contention, the specific reasons for the split may increase the hostility. While many couples cite irreconcilable differences in their filing, others are more detailed about why they want to divorce. The wife of Senator Carlos Uresti has filed for divorce after his conviction for fraud.
The reasons an Ohio couple chooses to divorce are numerous. Infidelity, money issues or claims of irreconcilable differences are just a few of the more frequently-cited reasons couples do not want to remain together. One woman has a most unusual story to explain why her husband asked her for a divorce.