Tagged: income

Deviating From the Ohio Child Support Guidelines

In 2018, there was a major overhaul to Ohio child support law, in an effort to bring it (literally) into the 21st century and account for the realities that modern families must deal with. While the new guidelines more closely reflect the needs of Ohio families, there remain some situations in which ordering child support […]

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Grey Divorce: What it Is, Why it Happens, How to Plan

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The term “grey divorce” refers to the breakdown and breakup of long-term marriages, or marriages of those in their mid-fifties and beyond. Most of us have an expectation that once a couple has made it past some of the struggles common in young marriages—tight budgets, the chaos of raising small children—the rest is smooth sailing. […]

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What is “Gross Income” For Ohio Child Support Purposes?

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For the first time in about 25, years, there is an updated version of the Ohio Child Support Guidelines. There have been a number of changes intended, quite literally, to bring the guidelines into the 21st century. The cost of living increased nearly 42% in the ten years from 1982 to 1992; from 1992 to […]

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Required Child Support Documents and Information

Ohio child support lawyer Melissa Graham-Hurd has considerable experience in child support matters.  When going to Court or CSEA (child support agency) regarding a determination of child support or modification of child support, Ms. Graham-Hurd’s knowledge can help you avoid pitfalls.  In any case where you are asking for child support, or asked to pay […]

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