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July 2019 Archives

Starting a new life after your divorce

The end of marriage can be an overwhelming experience, and many people have a difficult time during the divorce process. This is completely normal, and if you encounter various challenges during your divorce you should not feel hopeless or become depressed. For example, it is common to have a lot of anxiety or other negative emotions as you bring your marriage to an end. Moreover, the divorce process can also lead to new opportunities and a brighter outlook on one’s life. For example, people may be able to move to a better area after splitting up with their spouse or pursue a new career and devote more of their time and energy toward pursuing their goals.

How can I be a better dad to my child?

Many fathers experience a lot of guilt after a divorce. Even if you've been a model parent for the most part, you might still feel responsible for the demise of your marriage and its impact on your family. According to Men's Health, there are plenty of steps that can be taken to improve your relationship with your children, and the best time to take these steps is right now. 

Can family DNA testing be used as evidence?

Family DNA testing is extremely popular these days as people seek out information on their histories and backgrounds. It can also be used by law enforcement in search of DNA evidence in order to solve crimes and apprehend suspects. ScienceNews.org explains more about this practice so you can rest assured of your rights according to the law. 

Estate plans and child support

There are many different issues to consider for those who are creating an estate plan or making revisions to an existing estate plan. From figuring out which type of trust works best (or deciding to set up a will) to naming an executor or naming beneficiaries, the estate planning process can be quite complex. There are a number of other things that people may need to consider with regard to estate plans, whether they are creating a plan, or they have been named a beneficiary. For example, inheritance can affect one’s child support payments, and those who are required to pay child support may also need to take this into account with respect to their estate plan.

What happens after being charged with an OVI?

With Independence Day right around the corner, many people in Ohio are getting ready to join in the festivities with friends and family. Most holiday parties involve alcohol, and it's important for all those who plan on driving to and from events to understand what can happen if they are caught and charged with operating a vehicle impaired (OVI). Very Well Mind explains a few of the many consequences of OVI. 

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