Columbia Station, Ohio Divorce Lawyers

Stephen Daray
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Ohio Divorce Lawyer with 21 years experience

Divorce and family law attorney Stephen E.S. Daray established his Cleveland area law office to help clients get past the emotional and legal issues related to a divorce. Residents in and around metropolitan Cleveland,... Read More »
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Lindsay K. Nickolls
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Ohio Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience

The Nickolls Law Firm, LLC is a Northeast Ohio Family Law Firm dedicated to advocating for families and resolving complicated and unique family issues, including divorce, child custody, alimony, property division, child... Read More »
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Richard Joseph Stahl III
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Middleburg Heights, OH Divorce Attorney with 12 years experience
(440) 891-8388 18051 Jefferson Park
Suite #102
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
Divorce, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Criminal
Ohio Northern University
Rick is an attorney in Middleburg Heights, Ohio who works mainly in Family Law (Divorce, Support, Custody, etc.). In additional to representing litigants in divorce, custody, and support matters, he also acts as a Guardian ad Litem and represents the rights of children. His practice also includes work in Probate (Wills, Trusts, Estates, etc.), Criminal, and Appellate Advocacy, and provides services throughout Cuyahoga, Lorain, and Medina counties. He graduated from Ohio Northern University with his Bachelors of Science Degree in 2003 and went on to receive his law degree from Ohio Northern University in 2006. ...
Scott W. Paris
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North Ridgeville, OH Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(440) 252-4025 39037 Center Ridge Road
North Ridgeville, OH 44039
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Collections and Consumer
University of Akron
Attended the Ohio State University receiving a B.A. in Political Science. Graduated with a J.D. from the University of Akron School of Law in 2003. Admitted to the Ohio Bar in 2003 and licensed in the Northern and Southern Federal District Courts of Ohio, the Sixth Circuit Federal Appellate Court and the United States Supreme Court. Worked primarily in the areas of bankruptcy, civil litigation, appellate and both Federal and State creditor/debtor rights law.
James Spyros Gemelas Esq
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Elyria, OH Divorce Attorney with 21 years experience
(440) 322-7646 424 Middle Ave
Elyria, OH 44035
Divorce, Business, Family and Personal Injury
Jeffery Scott Brown Esq
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Elyria, OH Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
(440) 322-5522 124 Middle Ave.
Suite M
Elyria, OH 44035
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Juvenile
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Attorney Jeffery S. Brown served his country in the United States Marine Corp after graduating high school. In 1997 he graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. In 2001, he graduated from the Thomas Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan with his Juris Doctor. He is a member of the Lorain County Bar Association and the Ohio State Bar Association.
Michael Douglas Illner Esq
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Elyria, OH Divorce Lawyer with 34 years experience
(440) 322-7646 424 Middle Ave.
Elyria, OH 44035
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family and Juvenile
University of Akron
Matt Mishak
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North Ridgeville, OH Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(440) 941-1669 35888 Center Ridge Road
Suite 3
North Ridgeville, OH 44039
Divorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Cleveland State University
Mr Thomas A Kelly
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Strongsville, OH Divorce Lawyer with 44 years experience
(440) 846-0000 11221 Pearl Road
Suite 5
Strongsville, OH 44136
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Municipal
Cleveland State University
As of November 2014 I will have been engaged as a full time practitioner for forty years. Over those years I have had the opportunity to represent clients in a wide variety of cases of many stripes. Plainly I have learned that giving my clients good counsel and wise advice based on reliable information is the best path to securing a result that is the best of the available outcomes.
John Zalic Esq
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Cleveland, OH Divorce Lawyer with 28 years experience
(216) 218-2015 7515 Pearl Rd. Ste. 206
Cleveland, OH 44130
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Capital University Law School
Over 25 years experience practicing law. My practice consist in large part of divorce, dissolution, custody, modifications and appeals in domestic relations and Juvenile courts in Northern Ohio, including Cuyahoga, Lorain, Medina, and Lake Counties.
James Vincent Barilla Esq
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Elyria, OH Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
(440) 322-0909 230 3rd St
Sutie 201
Elyria, OH 44035
Free ConsultationDivorce, Appeals, Business and Family
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
FORMER LORAIN COUNTY JUVENILE/DOMESTIC RELATIONS COURT MAGISTRATE 20 YEARS FAMILY LAW EXPERIENCE
Maureen Fiorilli Zito Esq
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Strongsville, OH Divorce Attorney with 33 years experience
(440) 572-5291 11005 Pearl Rd
Strongsville, OH 44136
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Scott W. Paris
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Ohio Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience

Attended the Ohio State University receiving a B.A. in Political Science. Graduated with a J.D. from the University of Akron School of Law in 2003. Admitted to the Ohio Bar in 2003 and licensed in the Northern and... Read More »
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Megan Marie Patituce
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North Olmsted, OH Divorce Attorney
(440) 471-7784 26777 Lorain Road, Suite 708
North Olmsted, OH 44070
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
I am a former prosecutor with the Cuyahoga County Prosecutors Office that now is a partner with the Criminal & DUI Defense Law Firm, Patituce & Associates.
Peter Andrew Russell Esq
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Strongsville, OH Divorce Lawyer
(440) 572-2100 10950 Pearl Road, Suite A2
Strongsville, OH 44136
Divorce, Business, Family and Personal Injury
Peter Andrew Russell
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Strongsville, OH Divorce Lawyer
(440) 572-2100 10950 Pearl Road, Suite A2
Strongsville, OH 44136
Divorce, Bankruptcy and Probate
Joan Jacobs Thomas Esq
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North Olmsted, OH Divorce Attorney
(440) 871-4040 31040 Lorain Road
North Olmsted, OH 44070
Divorce, Business, Family and Juvenile
Jeffrey Edleman Esq
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Elyria, OH Divorce Attorney
(440) 823-4077 633 Broad St
Elyria, OH 44035
Divorce, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Rula Raphael Raphael Esq
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Elyria, OH Divorce Attorney
(440) 610-9698 PO Box 1774
Elyria, OH 44036
Divorce, Business, Criminal and Family
Denise Rini Esq
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Cleveland, OH Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
(440) 668-9209 600 Detroit
Cleveland, OH 44145
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Cleveland State University
I was elected in November 2012 and was seated on January 1, 2013. A lifelong resident of the Cuyahoga County area, growing up in Maple Heights until the age of 12, and moving to Lyndhurst where I reside today. I attended public school, graduating from Brush High School in 1975.
I have a daughter, Michelle, and understands how difficult raising a child can be as a single parent.
After Michelle graduated from college, I pursued a degree at Baldwin Wallace University and earned a degree in Human Services while working as a private investigator and a freelance designer in advertising.
I worked as...
Gary Okin Esq
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Cleveland, OH Divorce Lawyer with 42 years experience
(216) 861-4211 1468 West 9th St.
Suite 135
Cleveland, OH 44113
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Cleveland State University
Gary S. Okin is certified as a specialist in Family Law by the Ohio State Bar Association. His focus includes divorce and dissolution, child custody, support and alimony, domestic violence, litigation & appeals, adoption and juvenile law. Gary Okin is admitted to practice before the Ohio Supreme Court and the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio. Gary is a contributor to several journals and Continuing Legal Education seminars. He is one of the first attorneys to be designated a Certified Specialist in the area of Domestic Relations Law by the Ohio State Bar Association.
Susan Miller Weaver Esq
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Fairview Park, OH Divorce Attorney with 39 years experience
(216) 373-2555 21380 Lorain Road, Suite 201
Fairview Park, OH 44126
Divorce, Elder, Estate Planning and Family
Cleveland State University
As a Cleveland divorce attorney, Susan M. Weaver has over 30 years of experience in the Northeast Ohio county court systems. This experience, coupled with a prior career in social work has given Susan the insight and sensitivity to understand her client’s needs. Whether you are looking for a divorce attorney, a seasoned child custody advocate, or you simply need help with parenting, visitation and support issues, Susan has the expertise to help you. Divorce and custody battles are emotionally charged issues for everyone involved. Susan is a skilled advocate who can cut through the emotional fog and help you...
Lindsay K. Nickolls
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Cleveland, OH Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(440) 710-0988 4785 Memphis Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44144
Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Cleveland State University
The Nickolls Law Firm, LLC is a Northeast Ohio Family Law Firm dedicated to advocating for families and resolving complicated and unique family issues, including divorce, child custody, alimony, property division, child support, prenuptial agreements, guardian ad litem services, mediation services, and post decree litigation.
Kenneth Jude Cahill Esq
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Cleveland, OH Divorce Attorney with 28 years experience
(216) 861-4211 1468 West 9th St.
Suite 135
Cleveland, OH 44113
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Cleveland State University
Protecting dependent, neglected and abused children was the role of Family Law attorney Kenneth Cahill at the Lake County Prosecutor’s Juvenile Division representing the Lake County Department of Jobs & Family Services. Practicing Family Law since 1991, Ken Cahill started first as an Assistant Lake County Prosecutor enforcing and modifying child support orders before joining the Lake County Prosecutors Juvenile Division. Ken has also prosecuted criminal cases against juvenile offenders. In 1993, he commenced his private practice primarily focusing on Family Law before joining Dworken & Bernstein in 2000. Ken Cahill has frequently lectured on several topics...
Stephen Daray
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Westlake, OH Divorce Lawyer with 21 years experience
(440) 482-0801 905 Canterbury Road
Suite E
Westlake, OH 44145-7210
Divorce and Family
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Divorce and family law attorney Stephen E.S. Daray established his Cleveland area law office to help clients get past the emotional and legal issues related to a divorce. Residents in and around metropolitan Cleveland, and throughout the state of Ohio and beyond, have trusted Stephen's ability to resolve or litigate a contentious divorce or assist in arriving at an amicable dissolution. His experience is combined with a commitment to improved technology will provide you with confidence, convenience and efficiency. Mr. Daray is a member of various bar associations (having served on the board of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's Family Law...
Heather R. Johnston
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Independence, OH Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(330) 296-8000 5005 Rockside Road
Suite 600-133
Independence, OH 44131
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
University of Florida
With over thirteen years of intensive courtroom experience, Attorney Heather Johnston has the expertise necessary to confidently and effectively represent Northeast Ohio clients in all aspects of family law including, divorce, dissolution, child custody, visitation, child support, spousal support, adoptions, modifications and restraining orders. She served as a Guardian ad Litem for minors in hundreds of cases, advocating for their best interest in custody matters.

Attorney Johnston is one of a handful of lawyers certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a Family Law Specialist.

Heather strives to meet her clients’ goals in an efficient and cost-effective manner, providing personalized...
Andrea L. Burdell-Ware
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Medina, OH Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
(330) 721-9303 420 N. Court St.
Medina, OH 44256
Divorce and Family
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Medina attorney providing aggressive representation and honest, fair advice for divorce, dissolution and child custody. Get information before it is too late to plan your options.
Michael Carl Asseff Esq
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Westlake, OH Divorce Attorney with 21 years experience
(440) 520-1222 1991 Crocker Road
Suite 600
Westlake, OH 44145
Free ConsultationDivorce, Civil Rights, Domestic Violence and Family
Cleveland State University
Anna Marie Parise Esq
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Cleveland, OH Divorce Attorney with 21 years experience
148 W. 9th St.
Suite 135
Cleveland, OH 44113
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Anna M. Parise’s legal practice includes domestic relations, divorce, family law, child support, spousal support, and custody. Anna is also frequently appointed by trial courts in Cuyahoga, Geauga, and Lake Counties as guardian ad litem to protect the interests of children. Formerly with a small boutique firm specializing in labor law, Anna joined Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A. in 2005 becoming partner in 2015.
Anthony Rocco Pecora Esq
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Avon, OH Divorce Lawyer with 20 years experience
(440) 213-3184 5455 Detroit Road
Avon, OH 44054
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Employment and Family
Cleveland State University
Having represented individuals, families and businesses over 19 years, and having had attorneys represent me in the past, I have learned that clients deserve compassion, vigorous representation, and honesty. My practice areas demand that I provide my clients with these qualities.

I have represented clients who have lost the dignity of work because of errors in their background report or background checks or lost the ability to get a loan because of a credit report error across the nation. Too many times people in these circumstances feel hopeless. I work hard to provide that needed hope...
Robert Danzinger Esq
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Cleveland, OH Divorce Lawyer with 26 years experience
(216) 771-8990 820 W Superior Ave
#700
Cleveland, OH 44113
Divorce, Business, Family and Real Estate
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
As a property tax attorney, Robert (“Kip”) has extensive experience in the area of property tax litigation, and related matters. For nearly 25 years, he has handled property tax matters in all 88 Ohio counties and in various jurisdictions throughout the country. In addition, Kip has represented clients in civil, business and family law disputes inclusive of litigating cases and arguing appeals in the Courts of Common Pleas, Appellate District Courts, Federal District Courts and the Supreme Court of Ohio. Recently, Kip successfully argued and established legal precedent in favor of Ohio taxpayers in Groveport Madison Local Schools Bd. of...
Thomas A. McCormack
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Cleveland, OH Divorce Attorney with 40 years experience
The Superior Building, Suite 1915
815 Superior Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
My goal in family law, divorce, child custody and related matters is to prevent problems and resolve issues in ways that cause the least conflict and cost for my clients. I welcome people who want to understand and have a voice in their case. Why? Participation is essential to constructively settling issues and moving forward in a positive direction. After thirty years in practice --more than seven of them as a trial magistrate hearing family law cases-- I offer strong advocacy and thorough knowledge of how the law and the courts work. In addition, I have an intense commitment to children's...
Erin Adams Armstrong Esq
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Cleveland, OH Divorce Attorney with 21 years experience
(216) 385-2519 17407 Lorain Avenue
Suite 207
Cleveland, OH 44111
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Patrick DiChiro
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Independence, OH Divorce Lawyer with 29 years experience
(216) 642-0424 6300 Rockside Rd., Suite 302
Independence, OH 44131
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Cleveland Marshal College of Law
After being admitted to the bar in 1989, Patrick DiChiro began his practice primarily in the areas of Criminal Defense, Domestic Relations, Civil Litigation, and Probate Law where he has obtained favorable verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients. Over the years, Patrick DiChiro has expanded services to his private practice, and is recognized as a reputable Trial Lawyer.

As a Trial Lawyer, Patrick DiChiro has used his extensive experience to establish favorable outcomes within the Trial Court and throughout various Appellate Courts, on behalf of clients and other attorneys in need of assistance with their complex cases.

Patrick...
Thomas Inglesby Perotti Esq
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Cleveland, OH Divorce Attorney with 23 years experience
(216) 881-1200 600 Superior Avenue
Suite 1300
Cleveland, OH 44113
Divorce, Business, Criminal and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Our law office understands that when people hire an attorney, they need immediate help. We take the time to listen to all their concerns and to get all the facts about their case. We provide thorough research into the legal matter to make sure there are no surprises that can affect the outcome. Don’t let your legal situation get worse, call or email us today for a consultation.
Sherry Ann Naegele Esq
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Cleveland, OH Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(216) 515-1122 623 W. St. Clair Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Thomas L Erb Jr
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Medina, OH Divorce Lawyer with 6 years experience
(330) 368-4499 803 E Washington
Suite 110
Medina, OH 44256
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Juvenile
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Thomas Erb Jr. is an experienced attorney focused primarily on the areas of domestic relations, criminal, and juvenile law. This includes working with cases involving divorce, child support, child custody, serious felonies, misdemeanors, and DUI/OVI. His experience includes bench and jury trials, negotiated settlements, and contested hearings. Tom is known for his tough, effective approach that gets results for his clients. Tom was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 2012 after earning his Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and English from the University of Akron in 2003 and 2009, respectively. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from Case...
Jason F. Barr
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Independence, OH Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(216) 586-5437 6100 Oak Tree Blvd
Ste 200
Independence, OH 44131
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Family
Capital University Law School
Bankruptcy, Divorce, and Criminal Defense Attorney with the law firm of Barr, Jones & Associates LLP providing legal services in Columbus, Cincinnati, and Cleveland, Ohio. We built a better law firm because our clients matter most.
B. Nicole Bush
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Independence, OH Divorce Attorney with 6 years experience
(216) 642-3342 6055 Rockside Woods Blvd.
Ste. 200
Independence, OH 44131
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Cleveland State University
Nicole Bush is an associate representing clients in the area of family law. Nicole has extensive experience handling matters involving custody disputes, child support, dissolution and divorce cases. She practices regularly in the juvenile and domestic relations courts in northeast Ohio. Nicole brings a compassionate and practical approach to all of her cases and ensures that her clients thoroughly understand every aspect of their cases enabling them to make informed choices. Nicole is able to bring the majority of her cases to settlement but is prepared to vigorously advocate for her clients in trial if necessary.
Edward R Jansen
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Cleveland, OH Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(216) 438-3101 526 Superior Avenue. Suite 801
Cleveland, OH 44114
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Cleveland State University
Edward R Jansen is committed to helping his clients navigate the difficult process of domestic relations and family law issues. As such, he strives to provide professional, competent and personal representation of her clients during what, for most people, is the most stressful time in their lives. His goal is to obtain the best possible result in a timely and cost effective manner. Attorney Jansen has been practicing law for over 10 years exclusively in the area of domestic relations and family law matters. He has practiced in various courts throughout Northeast Ohio, including the counties of Cuyahoga, Summit,...
Eric Laubacher
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Cleveland, OH Divorce Attorney with 21 years experience
20525 Center Ridge Rd
Ste 626
Cleveland, OH 44116
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Cleveland State University
We work hard to earn our clients’ trust every day. We are trial lawyers, with up to date knowledge of the latest trends in Ohio family law. Our philosophy is simple: prepare each case as if we will go to trial in order to let opposing counsel know that we are ready to fight for a just result. Our commitment to achieving quality results puts us in the best position to successfully negotiate for you. Laubacher & Co.’s Cleveland family law attorneys will thoroughly review your options during each step of the process to be sure that...
Cara Santosuosso Esq
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Rocky River, OH Divorce Attorney with 20 years experience
(440) 356-5700 20525 Center Ridge Road
Suite 626
Rocky River, OH 44116
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Family and Juvenile
Cleveland State University
Cara Santosuosso is an accomplished lawyer with a strong courtroom presence and excellent litigation skills in the areas of family law, especially custody disputes, employment issues and other civil and criminal matters. Prior to joining Laubacher & Co., Ms. Santosuosso was associated with another prominent area litigation firm, after serving for two years as a judicial attorney in the Ohio Eighth District Court of Appeals where she worked on cases dealing with administrative law, torts, labor and employment, product liability, medical malpractice, criminal law and a host of other legal matters. Ms. Santosuosso also served four years as an...
Brian Urban Esq
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Cleveland, OH Divorce Attorney with 40 years experience
(216) 241-4244 55 Public Square, Suite 2001
Cleveland, OH 44113
Divorce and Family
Cleveland State University
Brian M. Urban is a certified specialist in family relations law in Ohio. Brian is the senior member of Urban & Pozzuto LLC, located in Cleveland, Ohio, where he offers multiple resolution alternatives to litigation --- including collaborative process --- to his family law clients. Brian is a founding member of the Cleveland Academy of Collaborative Professionals, a non-profit organization of attorneys and allied professionals committed to maximizing the benefits of the collaborative divorce option. He previously served as the President of the Center for Principled Family Advocacy, a non-profit organization of attorneys and allied professionals who are...
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Considering divorce?

If a person wishes to terminate his or her marriage, he or she may file for a divorce. In a divorce proceeding, the court will terminate the marriage and determine the rights and responsibilities of the divorcing parties regarding child custody, child visitation, child support and spousal support (alimony). The court will also redistribute marital assets.

Depending on where you reside and where your assets are, the division of property can be a very simple or very complex process. Disputes often arise during this phase of a divorce if the two parties disagree as to who should receive which assets or property.

Finding a divorce lawyer who is experienced and reliable can reduce your stress and help you make the best choices possible. A good divorce lawyer should be a problem solver who is skilled at negotiation and possesses a solid trial background. If both parties are open to alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration or mediation, finding a lawyer experienced in collaborative divorce or divorce mediation would be beneficial.

Divorce lawyers also handle child custody issues, including multi-state and international child custody situations. Some divorce lawyers may be certified by their states as being family law specialists. Certification often requires that a lawyer meet certain experience and educational criteria.


Legal Custody: A parent with legal custody has the right to decide on the child's upbringing, education, and medical care. A court may grant legal custody to one parent (sole legal custody) or both parents (joint legal custody).

Separate Property: Property acquired before marriage or during the marriage as a gift or inheritance, or bought during marriage with separate property.