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Browse our legal blog for lots of useful and interesting information in plain language. The Rapier & Bowling Blog contains information on topics like family law, immigration, civil litigation, personal injury, and HOA/COA. Please contact us if we can help you with your legal needs.

Adoption is a life-changing decision and one that people enter with great thought and care. The adoption process presents a number of obstacles and options. There are many things to consider. One of the big questions...

Custody hearings are one of the most emotional and stressful processes when legally dissolving a relationship. However, they don't end after that last court date, when the judge signs the divorce order. If one parent...

You’ve thought long and hard about it and probably discussed it with loved ones. Now you’ve decided to expand your family through adoption--congratulations! Your journey is just beginning. It’s going to be an emotional rollercoaster...

The question of whether red light cameras are used more for safety or profit has fomented debate in Ohio and other states. Ohio drivers should remain on alert for red light cameras. The Ohio Supreme...

If you share parenting with a former spouse or partner, you probably created a parenting agreement when you separated. As you know, life changes as kids grow up. Your parenting needs can change, too. At...

The weather is getting warmer and the sun is setting later. That may mean that you’re dreaming of backyard barbecues and parties with neighbors in the sun, right? Whatever the season, there are things you should...

Dog bites are common sources of legal disputes. They're the number one homeowner's insurance claim. About one-third of homeowners insurance claims are for dog bites. The numbers are even rising with about 18,000 dog bite-related...