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President Obama’s Immigration Reform

President Obama plans to push Congress to move quickly in the coming months on an ambitious overhaul of the immigration system that would include a clear path to United States citizenship for most of the 11 million illegal immigrants in the country.  Obama and Senate Democrats will propose the change in one comprehensive bill, which […]

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De Facto Marriage

“De facto marriage date” Determination Date

Ohio law provides the court with the discretion to select a date other than the ceremonial wedding date for purposes of equitably determining a division of property assessment and in deciding the amount and duration of spousal support.  The court’s de facto marriage date determination is subject to several factors.  For example the court reviews […]

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