Also See: Ohio Marriage Laws
Statute: Ohio State Divorce Code (Title 31, Chapter 3105): codes.ohio.gov
Residency: The plaintiff must be a resident of the state for at least 6 months prior to filing
Legal Separation Recognized? Yes, for the same grounds as divorce. Alimony, property distribution and child support can be awarded.
Property Distribution: Ohio relies on “equitable distribution” so the court will distribute the marital property “in an equitable manner if the parties can’t agree on their own. Separate property (property acquired prior to the marriage, as a gift or through inheritance) is not included in property distribution.
Alimony: Alimony may be awarded to either party at the discretion of the court. Fault may be considered.
I got a divorce in 1980 after 10 1/2 years. My ex is remarried. Can I file to get any of his retirement?
I divorced in 1980 after 10 1/2 years of marriage. I received no money, except child support. My ex is remarried. Can I file to get any of his retirement? It was not mentioned in the divorce decree.
my husband and i both recieve disability. but we make 37,000.00 together a year. so we will be taxed on that if we legally seperate or divorce we will be still taxed