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Divorce in Ohio

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In the state of Ohio, a husband or wife can register a petition for divorce under the domestic relations section of the local common pleas court.

In case there is no domestic relations section, one can apply for divorce in Ohio in the general division of the common pleas court.

The petition should allege, and the complainer should afterwards prove several legal aspects based on following legal grounds for divorce.

  • Extramarital Sex
  • Total failure to take care of the other spouse
  • One of the partners has been already married to another person at the time of their marriage to the second partner
  • Purposeful absence of the spouse from the complainer’s house for a regular time span of 1 year prior to the filing of the divorce
  • Highly barbaric torture

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