Heath v. Alabama, 474 U.S. 82 (1985). (more…)
R.C. 3119.06) requires the court to order a minimum child support order of $50 per month. If the person is not working and receiving needs-based assistance, then, while the arrearages accrue, the obligation to pay child support is suspended as long as the person is complying with a seek-work order. Even though the statute says that is the lowest amount, is it? No. Ohio law also allows the court to order one to pay less than $50 per month or not require any child support if the parent ordered to pay has a medically verified or documented physical or mental disability or institutionalization for mental illness. (more…)
- Categorical eligibility;
- Countable income must be at or below a certain level; and
- Countable, available resources must be at or below $1,500.
R.C. 3119.01) defines a substantial number of these terms. Lets take a look at some of the terms. Obligee means the person who is entitled to receive the support payments under a support order. Obligor means the person who is required to pay support under a support order. Extraordinary medical expenses means any uninsured medical expenses incurred for a child during a calendar year that exceed one hundred dollars. (more…)
R.C. 3109.051) sets forth the factors:
- The prior interaction and interrelationships of the child with the child’s parents, siblings, and other persons related by consanguinity or affinity, and with the person who requested companionship or visitation if that person is not the parent, sibling, or relative of the child;
- The geographical location of the residence of each parent and the distance between those residences, and if the person is not a parent, the geographical location of that person’s residence and the distance between that person’s residence and the child’s residence;
- The child’s and parents’ available time, including, but not limited to, each parent’s employment schedule, the child’s school schedule, and the child’s and the parents’ holiday and vacation schedule;
- The age of the child;
- The child’s adjustment to home, school, and community;
- If the court has interviewed the child in chambers, pursuant to division (C) of this section, regarding the wishes and concerns of the child as to the parenting time by the parent who is not the residential parent or companionship or visitation by the grandparent, relative, or other person who requested companionship or visitation, as to a specific parenting time or visitation schedule, or as to other parenting time or visitation matters, the wishes and concerns of the child, as expressed to the court;
- The health and safety of the child;
- The amount of time that will be available for the child to spend with siblings;
- The mental and physical health of all parties;
- Each parent’s willingness to reschedule missed parenting time and to facilitate the other parent’s parenting time rights, and with respect to a person who requested companionship or visitation, the willingness of the person to reschedule missed visitation;
- In relation to parenting time, whether either parent previously has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to any criminal offense involving any act that resulted in a child being an abused child or neglected child; whether either parent, in a case in which a child has been adjudicated an abused child or neglected child, previously has been determined to be the perpetrator of the abusive or neglectful act that is the basis of the adjudication; and whether there is reason to believe that either parent has acted in a manner resulting in a child being an abused child or a neglected child;
- In relation to requested companionship or visitation by a person other than a parent, whether the person previously has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to any criminal offense involving any act that resulted in a child being an abused child or neglected child; whether the person, in a case in which a child has been adjudicated an abused child or neglected child, previously has been determined to be the perpetrator of the abusive or neglectful act that is the basis of the adjudication; whether either parent previously convicted of or pleaded guilty to a violation of section 2919.25 of the Revised Code involving a victim who at the time of the commission of the offense was a member of the family or household that is the subject of the current proceeding; whether either parent previously has been convicted of an offense involving a victim who at the time of the commission was a member of the family or household that is the subject of the current proceeding and caused physical harm to the victim in the commission of the offense; and whether there is reason to believe that the person has acted in a manner resulting in a child being an abused child or a neglected child;
- Whether the residential parent or one of the parents subject to a shared parenting decree has continuously and willfully denied the other parent’s rights to parenting time in accordance with an order of the court;
- Whether either parent has established a residence or is planning to establish a residence outside this state;
- In relation to requested companionship or visitation by a person other than a parent, the wishes and concerns of the child’s parents, as expressed by them to the court;
- Any other factor in the best interest of the child.
Yelp is a traditional rating model, where one can find ratings for all types of businesses, including attorneys. Google Plus has a similar model. Facebook is another general source that can contain reviews and also lets one see how many people “liked” the business. The phone book in its physical paper format may be declining, but their online presence is alive and well. YP (Yellowpages), Dex, Superpages provide valuable information about local businesses, including attorneys. Some sites appear to gather information from other sites in order to portray a complete set of reviews and profile of the business. These sites include: Yellowbot and Birdeye. Finally, there are a number of attorney-specific websites that will provide ratings of attorneys. Avvo provides a number rating that is not based upon client evaluations, but is based upon a combination of different criteria; Avvo does display reviews from other attorneys and from clients. Other sites simply provide a compilation of client reviews, including: Lawyers.com, Lawyerratingz, and Martindale. (more…)
West Salem Criminal Defense Attorney Practices In Wayne County CourtsCrimes alleged to have been committed in West Salem, Ohio, can be heard in one of several Wayne County Courts. Misdemeanor charges are heard in the Wayne County Municipal Court 215 S. Grant St., Wooster, Ohio 44691 or West Salem Mayor’s Court, 27 S. Main St., West Salem, Ohio 44287. Felony charges can begin in municipal court, but the majority of the case, and any trials will be heard in Wayne County Court of Common Pleas, 107 W. Liberty St., Wooster, Ohio 44691. Juvenile cases arising out of West Salem are heard in the Wayne County Juvenile Court, 107 W. Liberty St., Wooster, Ohio 44691.
West Salem Criminal Defense Attorney Explains The ProcessCriminal cases start with the arraignment and bond hearing, followed by the pre-trial. If the matter cannot be resolved, it then proceeds to a trial to the court or trial by jury. In the event of a conviction, the matter proceeds to sentencing. Misdemeanor cases typically have a maximum sentence of 180 days in jail. Felony cases can result in a prison sentence.
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Learn How West Salem Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help YouAttorney Gigiano is an experienced West Salem criminal defense attorney in Medina County. Attorney Gigiano regularly practices in the Wayne County Courts, as well as other local courts. If you have questions about this or other questions you need answered by an experienced Orrville criminal defense lawyer in Wadsworth, please call Attorney Daniel F. Gigiano at 330-336-3330. Attorney Gigiano’s office is located at 102 Main St., Ste. 200, Wadsworth, Ohio 44281.
Wayne County Domestic Relations Court. Such cases start with a complaint, affidavits, and requests for temporary orders. The attorneys attend a number of hearings to discuss the issues with the court, consisting of a number of pre-trials. In Wayne County, these hearings are given specific names, including the Status One Hearing, Status Two Hearing, and Pre-Trial. If the matter cannot be settled during or as a result of any of these pretrial hearings, the case proceeds to a final hearing before the magistrate. (more…)
Wayne County Domestic Relations Court. Such cases start with a complaint, affidavits, and requests for temporary orders. Several “pre-trial” hearings are set by the court, consisting of the Status One Hearing, Status Two Hearing, and Pre-Trial. In each of these hearings, the attorneys discuss the issues in the case with the magistrate. If the matter cannot be settled during or as a result of any of these pretrial hearings, the case proceeds to a final hearing before the magistrate. (more…)