Ohio is not a community property state. As of 2014, the IRS only recognizes nine states with community property laws for federal tax purposes: Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.Know More
Community property laws establish joint ownership of property and assets acquired during a marriage regardless of which spouse paid for it. In some cases, couples are able to transmute previously acquired individual property to joint ownership. Community property laws affect income tax rates, division of property at divorce and inheritance upon the death of a spouse.
As of the 2013 tax year, the IRS began covering legally married same-sex couples under the community property laws regardless of whether or not the state they live in recognizes the marriage.Learn more about Law
Alabama is an equitable distribution state rather than a community property state, according to LegalZoom. When divorcing in Alabama, if the divorcing couple cannot agree upon division of property, assets, and debts, then the court divides them "equitably," or fairly, rather than 50-50 as in a community property state.Full Answer >
Ohio is famous as the birthplace of seven presidents and 24 astronauts and is home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Pro Football Hall of Fame, as well as two Major League Baseball teams, the Cleveland Indians and the first professional team, the Cincinnati Reds. Personalities born in Ohio include Paul Newman, Steven Spielberg, Clark Gable, Arsenio Hall and Thomas Edison.Full Answer >
The direct incitement test, also known as the imminent lawless test or Brandenburg test, is a standard that was established in Brandenburg versus Ohio for defining the limits of inflammatory speech that advocates illegal action. Under the direct incitement test, the constitutional right of free speech is no longer protected if the speaker advocates to incite imminent lawless action that is likely to produce such action.Full Answer >
To file a complaint against a judge, submit a written form or letter of complaint to the appropriate governing body, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio. This is typically a state judicial ethics committee for local judges, and the district clerk of the court for federal judges.Full Answer >