A divorce is a balancing act between fighting for your rights and preserving future relationships with children, extended family, and mutual friends. As a family man, Chris is well aware of this need for balance and will provide you with compassionate representation to get you through this emotionally difficult time. At the same time, he will use his experience as an aggressive litigator to ensure that you don’t give up important rights during divorce.
Ohio follows the rules of equitable distribution. However, the court will hear arguments from both spouses regarding a fair property distribution prior to making a final determination. Because property division isn’t a black and white issue, an experienced divorce attorney can help you navigate the process and ensure you receive the award you’re entitled to.
Child custody decisions are largely made based on what the court determines to be in the child’s best interests. This process can be especially difficult for parents who truly believe that they can best care for their child and take any suggestion otherwise as a direct personal attack. Using an experienced child custody attorney can help increase the chances that the court will find in your favor by presenting your arguments in a clear, objective manner that covers the legal factors the judge will use to make the final decision.
Child support is based on calculations using a formula that is written in the Ohio Revised Code. Chris has years of experience in influencing the outcome of the Calculation to get his clients the best possible outcome. Additionally, Ohio allows modifications of the Child Support guidelines in many circumstances. Chris can advise and assist in making the best possible argument for his clients.