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Divorce Options in Dayton, OH

Helping You Understand the Different Types of Divorce

There is no easy way to end a marriage, but there is a way to protect your best interests. When you contact Fox & Associates Co., L.P.A., our attorneys listen to your concerns regarding the division of property, your own financial needs, and worries and issues surrounding your children. Then, we discuss the options that are available to you under Ohio divorce law.

What Are the Grounds for Divorce in Ohio?

In Ohio, you may obtain a divorce based on certain grounds or legal reasons.

Grounds for divorce include:

  • Fault divorce: Bigamy, adultery, willful absence of a spouse for at least one year, fraudulent contract, cruelty, negligence of duty, or imprisonment.
  • No-fault divorce: Incompatibility or living separately and apart for one year or more.

Types of Divorce in Ohio

As your divorce lawyer, it’s our job to inform you of the courses of action that are available and help you make a choice that will work for you and your children.

Dissolution of Marriage

If you and your spouse are able to reach an agreement on the terms of ending your marriage dissolution is a workable choice which is generally less stressful for you and your family.

The terms would include:

It is often less costly than a traditional divorce but it requires that both parties are in agreement.

Military Divorce

It is important to know that the military divorce process is a little different than it is for civilians. Grounds for a military divorce are the same as those for a civilian divorce, but there a federal laws in place to protect active-duty military personnel who are unable to respond to a divorce action.

These laws include:

If you are seeking a military divorce or are being served with divorce papers, the lawyers at Fox & Associates Co., L.P.A. can help you.

Put Over 90 Years of Experience on Your Side

Your legal challenge deserves the individual attention and benefit of experience that the attorneys at Fox & Associates Co., L.P.A. offer.

We provide aggressive representation and compassionate counsel to clients throughout:

  • Alpha
  • Riverside
  • Fairborn
  • And the surrounding areas

For your convenience, we have locations in Dayton and Huber Heights.

Have additional questions regarding the grounds for divorce in Ohio? Please contact us online or call our Dayton divorce lawyers (937) 204-1555 to schedule a consultation.


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