Skilled, Compassionate Family Law Representation

Couples struggle with the decision to divorce — then with a multitude of legal and financial issues that can plague the end of a marriage.

Unmarried fathers who are determined to share in their children's upbringing seek parental rights of child support, custody and visitation through paternity testing.

Grandparents want to exercise their rights to care for grandchildren whose parents have let them down.

Loved ones can be divided over allegations of domestic violence, complaints that lead to arrests and hard feelings that linger for years.

If one of these dilemmas describes what you are going through, you can trust your important divorce and family law wishes and goals to a law firm whose attorneys have more than 125 years of combined experience and a recognized reputation for results throughout nNortheast Ohio — Smith, Illner & Gemelas Co. LPA in Elyria.

Regardless of the challenge confronting you, our skilled, compassionate lawyers always have your best interests at heart, offer solid support when the going gets rough and offer recommendations that promote "the best interests of the child." We work hard to smoothly transition you to a serene post-divorce life and minimize the potentially negative impacts of divorce on your children.

To find out more about our personalized approach to addressing your specific, unique situation — and to arrange your initial consultation — contact us.

A Responsive Neighborhood Law Firm Guiding You to Lasting Solutions

Smith, Illner & Gemelas Co. LPA attorneys excel at mediation, negotiation and litigation of family law and divorce issues related to divorce, child custody issues and division of marital assets.

We listen carefully as you describe your family law objectives. We then provide realistic assessments of your chances for success and advocate thoughtfully in ways that preserve your energies, emotions and expenses.

Contact the skilled, compassionate Elyria family law lawyers of Smith, Illner & Gemelas Co. LPA to secure your initial consultation. Call locally to 440-328-4574 or 888-506-0340 toll -free. We give prompt attention to your email message.