Ohio has banned underage marriage between underage boys and girls. In addition, for the first time the law treats both genders the same. Previously, the law in Ohio had permitted boys at age 18 but 16 for girls to marry.
It’s that time of year when best intentions are set forth and New Year’s resolutions are made. However, according to U.S. News and World Report, by February over eighty percent of those new year’s resolutions have been broken. For many, it is time to make a very important resolution that is easy to keep and will provide benefits for yearsto come. Make a will.
I thought this basic primer was worth posting once again especially now that we are at the start of “divorce season”. Division of debts and assets in a divorce is not always a simple or cookie cutter process.
Statistics show that 8% of American women and 2% of American men will be stalked at some point in their lives. This means that 1.4 million Americans are stalked every year. And while some times the perpetrator is related to the victim, often times they are not.
It’s a time of year with many holiday celebrations and gatherings. These are joyous experiences for many, but a difficult time for others. Our lives are not like a Hallmark Channel story with freshly baked cookies, fake snow, and conflicts that always have happy endings.