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Smith, Illner & Gemelas | Attorneys at Law

More than 125 Years of Combined Experience

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Experienced Child Custody Mediators

When pursuing resolutions to complicated legal issues that directly impact your family, it can be helpful to understand all of your options. Whether you are undergoing a divorce or dissolution, are embroiled in a child custody dispute or wish to modify an existing child custody or support arrangement, the guidance of an experienced lawyer can be invaluable in helping you choose the strategy that best fits your situation and your personality.

At Smith, Illner & Gemelas Co. LPA, our attorneys offer personalized family law guidance to clients throughout the Elyria, Ohio, area. With the knowledge gained in more than 60 years of combined experience, we strive to provide the personalized support you need to understand your options for pursuing resolutions to even the most complex family law issues.

Offering Alternative Dispute Resolution Guidance to Elyria-Area Attorneys

Pursuing amicable resolutions to family law disputes can be an effective strategy for limiting the expense and emotional pain incurred in your search for closure.

As state-certified mediators, our attorneys have a detailed knowledge of the mediation process to offer objective guidance to Elyria-area attorneys representing clients with a wide range of family law issues. This guidance is designed to help keep your mediation proceedings moving forward, allowing you to offer your clients the best possible chance of reaching a resolution without court intervention.

Helping You Seek Resolutions Through Negotiation

We utilize extensive negotiation skills to help you pursue amicable resolutions during informal discussions with your spouse. Through this approach, we hope to help you avoid costly legal battles while guiding you toward the creation of a fair and equitable settlement that results in a peaceful relationship with your ex-spouse.

Aggressive Litigation Guidance

Unfortunately, some disputes just cannot be settled through amicable means. In such contested cases, we provide aggressive litigation guidance that is designed to help you protect your best interests and voice your opinions on all matters.

Our work in countless courtrooms throughout the Lorain County area gives us the insight needed to help you understand your proceedings and how a judge may rule on your case. At every step in your proceedings, we will fight to ensure that your voice and your opinions are clearly heard on every matter.

Contact our office online or call 440-328-4574 or toll free 888-506-0340 to discuss your specific family law concerns and your options for seeking resolutions.

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