What is a Dissolution in Ohio’s courts?
Dissolution is the legal termination of a marriage, in which the legal issues have been resolved by an agreement between the parties.
What is the difference between a Divorce and a Dissolution?
A divorce is a matter in which one or more issues must be adjudged by a court, whereas a dissolution is a matter in which the parties have entered into a separation agreement that resolves all necessary legal issues.
What are the legal issues that must be resolved in a Dissolution?
The issues that must be resolved depend upon the unique circumstances of each case. In general, important issues include allocation of separate property, allocation of marital property, spousal support, allocation of parental rights and responsibilities, and child support.