Posts in:Child Custody

10 Qualities of an Excellent Child Custody Lawyer

Posted May 19, 2022 by admin

Qualities of an Excellent Child Custody Lawyer

It’s natural for emotions to run high in child custody proceedings. The goal is to keep the best interests of your children as a priority, but sometimes it can become challenging. That’s where your child custody lawyer should pick up the slack.… Read more

Unmarried Fathers’ Rights in Ohio: A Quick Guide

Posted April 1, 2022 by admin

unmarried fathers rights in Ohio

Under Ohio law, when an unmarried woman gives birth to a child, she is automatically considered the sole residential and legal guardian unless the court has already granted custody to someone else. As an unwed father, you’re likely wondering what an unmarried father’s rights in Ohio actually are, and when you should contact a father’s custody rights attorney.… Read more

Ohio Child Custody Laws for Unmarried Parents: What You Need to Know

Posted January 18, 2022 by admin

Ohio child custody laws for unmarried parents

Ohio child custody laws are complex to navigate. And since child custody laws in Ohio vary based on your marital status, unmarried parents need to understand their rights fully.

Many factors go into determining child custody for unmarried parents, but the first step is to establish paternity.… Read more

7 Signs You Need to Hire a Child Custody Lawyer

Posted December 7, 2021 by admin

why hire a child custody lawyer

Are you a proactive or reactive person? When it comes to child custody, it’s always better to be proactive. You would rather be one step ahead of the other parent than two steps behind. But how do you know if you should find a lawyer to help you with child custody, or if you can get through it on your own?… Read more

How Much Does a Lawyer Cost for Child Custody?

Posted October 27, 2021 by admin

how much does a child custody lawyer cost

When a couple with kids goes through a divorce or separation, they also face the issue of child custody. That usually brings the need for an experienced child custody lawyer. As you research family lawyers and what they can do to help you through your case, you’ll likely wonder how much the lawyer cost will be for a child custody hearing.… Read more

Can a Mother Stop a Father From Seeing Their Child?

Posted September 5, 2021 by admin

Broken family with mother and children standing across from the father

When a child is born to an unmarried woman, Ohio law states that the unmarried woman has sole legal custody of the child automatically (by operation of law). When a child is born to a married couple, both the mother and father have legal custody of the child.… Read more

Things to Consider in a Shared Parenting Agreement

Posted May 7, 2021 by admin

shared parenting agreement

Every custody case is unique. And while formally pursuing shared parenting (ie joint custody) through the court system may seem overwhelming, it’s a wise decision compared to not having any type of custody agreement. Your main goal as you develop the joint custody plan should be to avoid gray areas and capture as much detail as possible.… Read more

What to Look For in a Child Custody Lawyer

Posted March 7, 2021 by admin

what to look for in a child custody lawyer

You’re facing a situation no parent wants to face: the need for a child custody lawyer. You’re already overwhelmed from going through a divorce or separation; now you have to think about this. How do you find the right lawyer, and what do you even look for as you search?… Read more

What to Do When Your Ex Won’t Pay Child Support

Posted December 2, 2020 by admin

What to Do When Your Ex Won’t Pay Child Support

It’s a frustrating situation: Your ex refuses to pay a dime in child support. You know they are working.  You’re financially on your own while caring for a child. No one wants to find themselves in this position. What do you do?… Read more

How to Get Full Custody

Posted November 2, 2020 by admin

How to Get Full Custody

When it comes to pursuing child custody, you’re probably quite motivated. After all, there’s a reason you want to raise and support a child. Your heart’s already in it, and because you’re reading this, you want to be as prepared as possible.… Read more