The ownership of digital currency including cryptocurrency and Bitcoin has increased exponentially since my furst Blog article on the subject on October 4, 2014. In that Blast From the Past, we provided an overview of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies and we geared it primarily towards my fellow divorce lawyers. Today, I want to update legal developments in this exciting area and focus more towards spouses who may be having marital issues and who own bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies.
When parties divorce later in life, it’s sometimes referred to as a “grey divorce”. The cause of these divorces can range from infidelity to health issues that affect one or both spouses happiness, to financial insecurity, or simply to the effects of empty-nest syndrome.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined on February 22, 2018, to hear an appeal of a case where the Arizona Supreme Court found that a lesbian woman should be recognized as the legal parent of the child she and her former wife conceived through artificial insemination during their marriage. How does this hold impact the Ohio courts?
Dayton’s Artemis Center is helping people in crisis. The number of reported domestic violence cases has dramatically increased over the years since the domestic violence statute went into effect in Ohio in 1978. These numbers shocked me, even as a divorce lawyer who entered the practice back in 1978.
Selecting the right attorney for a divorce is an extremely important and personal decision. Take the time to properly pick your attorney. The outcome of your family law case will impact your future dramatically!