Divorce Attorney Serving Central Ohio


In Ohio, you may terminate your marriage by divorce or dissolution. Knowing the advantages and disadvantages of each, will help you to make the right decision about which avenue to take. There are specific requirements for filing a divorce. 

For example, one of the divorcing parties must be a resident of Ohio for at least six months and a resident of the county where they plan to file for divorce for at least ninety days immediately preceding the filing of the divorce complaint. To obtain a divorce in Ohio, you also must have the proper grounds. Grounds for divorce include: incompatibility (unless denied by either party), gross neglect of duty, adultery, living separate and apart without cohabitating for one year, fraud, and habitual drunkenness. If you have questions about obtaining a divorce, a dissolution or a legal separation, contact us for a consultation and we will explain your options to you.

High-Asset Divorce:

At our firm, we often represent clients with high-value assets in complex divorce cases.  If necessary, we use outside professionals to value business interests and to evaluate assets.

Collaborative Divorce:

Collaborative law is an approach to settling divorce related issues without going to court. The parties work collaboratively with their respective attorneys and other professionals, such as financial or mental health experts, to reach a mutual agreement. We can guide you through this process and protect your interests throughout your collaborative divorce.

Spousal Support:

We assist clients with spousal support issues, including advising clients about new trends and changes to the Ohio spousal support laws. Call the office of Karen H. Wentworth, Attorney at Law at 740-281-3797 today for your initial consultation.
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