Here is a good article by Attorney Anne Shale from 2008. Nothing has really changed in 10 years about this interview process for the Court to obtain insights about the child’s wishes in a contested custody or parenting time case. All this is geared towards figuring the “best interest” of the child.
What is the role of a Guardian ad Litem In the state of Ohio? Over the years this GAL post has received a lot of interest. Confusion is commonplace for parents about the purpose of a Guardian ad Litem and how the process works.
Previously my colleague, Anne Shale, posted a very informative article laying out the legal distinctions between sole legal custody and shared parenting in Ohio. Even though it was posted 3 years ago, the information is still correct. Nonetheless, I think it would be helpful to expand, clarify and shoot down several shared parenting myths.
Nine years ago we posted this article to the Ohio Family Law Blog. It has been a popular one and has stood the test of time. For more information, Attorney Joseph E. Balmer’s free Ebook “The Four Basics of Ohio Estate Planning” is available to download on our website.
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