Columbus Spousal Support and Alimony Laws
OHio Spousal Support & Alimony Lawyers
Ohio laws governing spousal support can seem confusing and arbitrary to those who don’t understand them. When a couple decides to divorce, spousal support can become a serious issue. That’s because one party may have been a primary breadwinner while the other saw to the children’s needs and maintained the house. While one-income families are rarer than they used to be, the spouse who set aside her career ambitions in order to raise a family should not be shortchanged for that sacrifice.
Thus, Ohio allows one spouse to collect alimony or “spousal support” as it’s called in Ohio. If you are considering a divorce in Ohio, it is important to understand what spousal support is, how long it can last, and what factors are considered when awarding spousal support to one spouse.
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