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Ohio Divorce Law


Each state has its own set of laws covering contested divorce, alimony, property distribution, child support and child custody. Many Ohio divorce laws are depend on the circumstances of your divorce. With the help of a local Ohio divorce lawyer, you can understand Ohio divorce law and how your divorce may be affected.

For your convenience, the chart below summarizes a few of the key concepts of Ohio's divorce laws:

Ohio State Laws

  • Fault/No-Fault: Both
  • Property Distribution: Equitable
  • ADR Available: Yes
  • Parenting Plan Required: No

Please understand that this information is provided for illustration purposes only and is not legal advice. For more information about Ohio divorce law and divorce process, speak with a local divorce lawyer by calling 877-349-1310 or filling out the case review form below.

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The above synopsis of Ohio divorce laws is by no means all-inclusive and has been adapted from applicable state laws. These laws may have changed since our last update and there may be additional laws that apply in your situation. For the latest information on these divorce laws, please contact a local Ohio divorce lawyer in your area.

Note: Keep in mind that all divorce laws are complex. If you need legal divorce advice or want to fully understand how these laws affect you, please speak with a local divorce attorney.