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Monte Kenneth Snyder

Monte Snyder’s Legal Guides

11 total


  • Domestic Violence in Ohio: Two Kinds Civil & Criminal - The Basics

    What is domestic violence? There are two kinds, one brought as a civil suit and one as a criminal action, which is brought by the prosecutor. Let's look at the civil action first.Civil Domestic Violence:Domestic violence is through an act or conduct one causes a family or househo...

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  • Land Contracts in Ohio - An Alternative Method of Purchasing or Acquiring Real Estate

    What is a land installment contract? A land installment contract is an agreement for the purchase of land which does not include a mortgage and is expected to be in effect for at least one year. A dwelling must exist upon the land in question. It is an alternative method of purch...

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  • What's Involved in an Ohio Adoption & Some Basic Requirements

    What is an adoption and what does it change?An adoption is a legal process which alters the former legal relationship between the natural parents and substitutes a new relationship with the adoptive parents. The new legal status alters heirship, support obligations, and parental ...

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  • Manufactured Home Park Residents & Park Operator Duties in Ohio

    What rights does a manufactured home park resident have in the lease to his lot?Because a mobile home is not truly mobile in any sense of the word due to its size, a resident has certain legal rights peculiar to his situation. If an owner of his home, he has made a substantial in...

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  • Landlord-Tenant Relationships in Ohio/Duties of Both Landlords & Tenants

    What are the duties of the landlord in Ohio? Since 1974, Ohio has operated under a statutory landlord tenant code, the purpose of which is to protect tenants from having to live in dangerous or substandard homes. Even a single tenant home is covered under the law. However, landlo...

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  • Last Will and Testaments in Ohio, What You Need To Know

    Why should you write a last will and testament?A will is a legal instrument in which you may direct where and how your possessions are distributed upon your death, provide for the payment of your last bills, and provide for the administration of your estate. It is your blueprint ...

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  • What is the difference between a contested and a noncontested divorce in Ohio?

    I've heard of a noncontested divorce in Ohio. How do I know if I qualify & how do I prepare? Most divorces in the Miami Valley area are noncontested, that is, they are not opposed by your spouse. OK

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  • Estate Administration in Ohio [Probate]

    What is the role of the Executor and how do I get started? You must initiate the estate administration process. Retrieve the Last Will and Testament form its storage place. Your first duty as Executo

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  • How to Modify Child Support in Ohio

    How is child support determined? Child support in Ohio is established by statute. While the process of determining the amount of support is complex, the basic principle is this; the combined incomes

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  • What is the difference between a divorce and dissolution in Ohio and how do I proceed?

    Dissolution is Ohio's form of a "no fault divorce." Unlike a divorce, a Dissolution does not include any "grounds" which must be proved to obtain the Dissolution Decree. That is, one spouse need not

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