Like many Ohio residents, you might think mediation is employed only when going through a divorce, to mitigate the contention and cost that often come with divorce. However, as we at the Law Office of Kristen L. Campbell, LLC, are aware, the potential benefits of mediation can encompass all types of conflict, including the conflicts you are likely to encounter in the years following your divorce as you co-parent your children.
If you get a divorce in Ohio, the court will divide any marital property between you and your former spouse. The court makes a ruling on what is and what is not considered marital property based on the Ohio Revised Code, which is the law of the state. The ORC outlines exactly what is considered marital property and defines exceptions that are separate property and not susceptible to division by the court.