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October 11th, 2018

Can We Really Negotiate?

by Wagner & Bloch

Believe it or not, yes. It may come as a surprise, but two people who have decided to no longer be married can actually sit in a room together to negotiate the terms of their separation. It is helpful to have attorneys and possibly other people such as mediators, family relations specialists or financial specialists… Read More »

October 11th, 2018

Do I Really Need An Attorney?

by Wagner & Bloch

We have all heard it before: “My neighbor didn’t have an attorney and he was taken to the cleaners!” Or, often more commonly: “The only people who win in a divorce are the attorneys!” Less commonly: “My friend didn’t get an attorney and she got everything she wanted!” Hiring an attorney is entirely up to… Read More »

October 11th, 2018

How Do I Talk To My Spouse?

by Wagner & Bloch

One of the most crucial and yet most difficult aspects of divorce is communicating with a former spouse. Your relationship has drastically changed, but it’s not necessarily over, particularly if children are involved. At Wagner & Bloch, we recognize the importance of helping our clients build the skills necessary to successfully communicate with their former… Read More »

October 11th, 2018

How Long Does A Divorce Or Dissolution Take?

by Wagner & Bloch

The Supreme Court of Ohio has set forth guidelines on how long certain divorce and post-decree matters can take. Typically, a divorce or legal separation with minor children can take up to 24 months, while a divorce or legal separation with no minor children can take up to 12 months. If you proceed with a… Read More »

October 11th, 2018

How To Talk To Your Children About Divorce

by Wagner & Bloch

There is no easy way to tell your children that their parents have decided to part ways. Depending on their ages, they may not understand at all or, perhaps worse, may have known all along. Our best piece of advice, when possible, is to tell them together. When it comes from one parent, the facts… Read More »