Family law cases require a special type of attorney to handle them. They usually involve the unhappy conclusion to a long-term relationship. The personal matters of divorce, spousal support, child support and child custody require an understanding lawyer who is also an experienced negotiator and in some cases, an experienced litigator.
When two people can no longer live together as husband and wife in marriage, it takes the skill and know-how of an experienced Ohio divorce lawyer to handle the case. The terms of separation are just the beginning. Filing the proper paperwork and following the required guidelines is crucial to being legally divorced in the Ohio. It is important to have a lawyer that is well-versed in divorce matters who can negotiate a fair division of assets, including marital property and debts. While some couples want a quick and easy resolution, others spend as much time and energy arguing about their divorce as humanly possible. The sooner both parties find closure, the sooner they can both move on with their lives. A skilled Ohio divorce attorney can help the process move along as swiftly and smoothly as possible, regardless of the circumstances.
One of the most difficult things about a relationship ending is that children are often caught in the middle. It is difficult to determine fair custody, because most parent feel as if they can never spend enough time with their children. Not all domestic situations are ideal for children, and may require one parent to handle the child(ren) the majority of time. Some living arrangements take a great deal of negotiating and maneuvering over logistics before a child custody situation that works reasonably well for everyone involved can be reached.
Child Support and Spousal Support
It is always easier for several people to survive financially under one roof than in two separate households. Finding the right balance under the Ohio child support and spousal support laws, combined with the agreement of both parties as to which expenses are necessary and reasonable, can be very difficult. It takes a savvy and knowledgeable Ohio child support attorney to help the parties reach a satisfactory plan. The rights of both parents and the children should be considered. The financial guidelines suggested by the law may set some parameters, but each case must be carefully considered and worked out by the legal teams handling the case. The best lawyer is one that will fight for their clients’ rights while trying to help establish a plan that is fair to all parties.
Attorney Terry W. Posey has the experience, drive and knowledge to successfully guide clients through the divorce process. He is compassionate and caring. His experience as a police officer who has seen every type of abuse, and his 25 years as a family law attorney give him the skill set to represent clients of all backgrounds, from those with literally no assets to those with multi-million dollar estates and from clients with no children to custody cases of the most anguished and severe type. Call for a consultation to discuss your case.