Why should I file first in a Divorce Complaint? Here are the reasons.
Several Strategic Reasons Why Filing Of The Divorce Complaint FIRST, Makes Prudent Sense
Unfortunately, you have concluded that your marriage needs to come to an end. Now it is time to put on your “business hat” and plan how to accomplish that result. When feasible, a dissolution proceeding is the best vehicle to accomplish the termination of an Ohio marriage. However that approach takes a full agreement in advance of filing by both parties on ALL issues and obviously cooperation. Let’s discuss how to proceed if that isn’t in the cards.
DIVORCE COMPLAINT FILINGS IN OHIO:
There are some reasons to consider being the first to file the complaint for divorce in Ohio.
To file for divorce in Ohio, you or your spouse has to have been a resident of the state of Ohio for no less than six months and of the county of filing for 90 days. If you submit your petition first, you can file either in the county where you live or the county where your spouse lives. While Ohio law of course applies to all divorce courts in the State, courts vary … Read More... “Are There Advantages to Filing First for a Divorce in Ohio?”