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  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: December 22, 2021

Couples with higher income and more assets when they get married tend to have more to split up if they get divorced later. High-asset divorces are often far more complex than divorces involving lower-earning couples. After all, when a couple has more shared property, they have more to fight over as they try to settle their divorce. Your biggest assets…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: March 3, 2021

Forty years ago, when somebody had big news to share, they would call their friends and loved ones or write them letters. Today, social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram provide a convenient way to announce something that a person’s family and social circle can see. And when someone is going through divorce, they may have a lot to…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: June 10, 2020

Sometimes, it feels like you just can’t avoid stress. If you have a job, you get the work stress that comes with it. If you’re unemployed, you see uncertainty and financial stress. If you have children, you love them dearly, but they certainly add stress to your life. It feels like every decision you make just defines what type of…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: April 13, 2020

Deciding to get divorced is often a difficult decision. It is common to feel anxiety and stress when one’s life is about to change, especially if there are any children involved. The prospect of a courtroom divorce may increase this anxiety, but Ohio residents have options available. Many divorcing couples are turning toward mediation. The main difference between mediation and…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: April 10, 2020

Many people are familiar with the statistic that 50% of all marriages will end in divorce. But did you know that it’s no longer true? In the U.S., divorce rates have actually been on the decline since the 1980s. It’s now estimated that the likelihood of divorce has dropped a staggering 24% since 1981. According to recent data, millennials are…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: March 17, 2020

It is too soon to tell what the overall impact will be as COVID-19 cases grow around the world. However, the Global Times reports one effect is a sharp rise in divorces in the Chinese city of Xi’an. The Times says the city has seen a record number of divorce filings in recent weeks, so many that local government offices…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: May 4, 2018

Some folks can’t wait to get married so they head to Vegas or another hot-spot where there’s no mandatory time period before they can get hitched. Others feel the exact same way about their divorce. When they want out, they want out right away. Since there’s no place in the United States to get a quick divorce, it might sound…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: March 14, 2018

It’s hard to know what to do when someone you care about is going through a divorce. You may want to help — but at the same time be afraid of saying or doing the wrong thing at the wrong time. Fortunately, a lot of folks have been down this road before and they have advice they’re willing to share.…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: February 13, 2018

Ideally, if you can get through a divorce without going through actual litigation, you want to do it. You end up retaining more personal control over your future that way — because going to court means letting the judge handle the decisions. Unfortunately, litigation may be the only way out of a bad marriage when your spouse is unwilling to…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: December 29, 2017

Women who took their husband’s last name at marriage are often faced with a difficult question during the already difficult time of divorce: Do they or don’t they change back to their maiden name (or a previous married name) after the divorce? The right answer is going to vary depending on how you feel and your circumstances. Here are all…Read More

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