So, you decided for some reason or other that the person that you once said, “I do” to is no longer the person that you want to spend the rest of your life with. You are left with two options.
A Dissolution is when nobody is at fault, and both parties agree to terminate the marriage, and agree on all terms including division of property and debt, spousal support, child support, visitation, and parental rights and responsibilities, if applicable.
In this case, a Petition for Dissolution of marriage in Youngstown, Ohio must be signed by both spouses that includes a separation agreement agreed to by both spouses.
Within 90 days of filing a petition for dissolution, both parties will appear before the court and acknowledge under oath that he or she has voluntarily entered into this separation agreement.
It would be great if all marriage endings worked this way. However, Jill Landau, Attorney at Law is aware that many times it is much more complicated than that.
A Divorce, on the other hand, is when a court terminates a marriage on fault based grounds.
To file for divorce in Youngstown Ohio, the plaintiff must file a Complaint for Divorce, is a court of common pleas. If the residency of the defendant is unknown, he or she is not a resident of Ohio, or is a resident but absent from the state, the Plaintiff must give notice of the divorce action by publication.
At any time before a final judgement has been made, a divorce can be converted into a dissolution, or a dissolution can be be converted into a divorce by filing the appropriate motion with the court.
The legal grounds for divorce in the Youngstown, Ohio are:
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