Why Has the Department of Justice Restored a Lapsed Office?

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At the very end of October, 2021, U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced that his justice department would restore the Office for Access to Justice as a standalone office. In the justice department’s press release, Merrick said that “There can be no equal justice...

Too Many Children Facing Incarceration

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Juvenile detention has become more of a hotly-contested issue in the past few decades. As child advocates have pushed for a reduction in the numbers of incarcerated minors, some states have changed their approaches to corrective measures involving those under the age of 18. In...

An Argument for Alternating Custody

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Different countries address family law in a variety of ways. In the United States, rulings tend to be on a case-by-case basis, decided in a court of family law. A Cincinnati child custody attorney will approach any case on its own merits, and with its...

Three Steps to Take in Child Custody Cases

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If you and your spouse are separating, and you have a child, you have a delicate situation ahead of you. You want to keep your child’s welfare at the top of your mind, of course, but you also need to protect your own best interests....

21 Charges That Require a Criminal Lawyer

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When you are in a car accident, you may need to hire a personal injury lawyer. And if you want help with your estate plans, you may need to work with a Will lawyer. But if you are being charged with a misdemeanor or a...

How Will Divorce Change My Estate Plans?

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If you and your spouse drafted estate plans during your marriage, those plans will almost certainly need to be altered. Hopefully you have an attorney well-versed in estate planning law to assist you. What will you need to change in these documents? Health Care Power...

Ten Ways to Prepare for a Divorce

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Divorce is not easy, but it does not need to be brutal or treacherous. Here are ten steps you can take to prepare yourself.. Get Your Paperwork Together As any family law attorney will tell you, you will need to disclose all of your finances....

Might a New Ohio Law Outlaw Phones Recording Arrests?

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Two Ohio State Representatives, Jeff LaRe and Shane Wilkin, have introduced a new bill that, if passed, would expand the state’s definition of obstructing justice. House Bill 22, introduced in January of 2021, would change “obstruction of justice” to include the language, “failure to follow...

Adoption in Cincinnati – What to Know

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A family law attorney in Cincinnati can help you through the process of adopting a child. Adoption is an exciting time, full of wonder and surprise, but it is not without its difficulties. Here are some of the different adoption scenarios with which our Cincinnati...

Five Factors Influencing the Way Ohio Judges Determine Child Custody

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In general, family law courts favor children. This is by design. Any Cincinnati divorce lawyer will tell you that custody disputes have nothing to do with what is easier or convenient for either spouse, but have everything to do with the children’s welfare. With that...

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