Protecting Your Interests in an Ohio Divorce
Undergoing a divorce or dissolution can be an emotionally draining and frustrating experience. Whether you are willing to work with your spouse to reach amicable resolutions, or you simply cannot see eye-to-eye on any of the issues related to your split, the guidance of an experienced lawyer can help you avoid unnecessary expense and time spent searching for closure to your proceedings.
At Smith, Illner & Gemelas Co. LPA, our Elyria, Ohio, divorce attorneys use more than 125 years of combined experience to offer detailed and personalized divorce and dissolution advice to clients throughout the area. With your best interests always in mind, we strive to provide the informative advice you need to understand your divorce or dissolution process and make the most effective decisions possible throughout your proceedings.
Seeking Resolutions to Divorce and Dissolution Proceedings
Divorce proceedings often involve spouses who are unable or unwilling to come to amicable terms. Using our extensive litigation experience, our aggressive staff will help you pursue the resolutions you need to move forward with your life.
Our knowledge of alternative dispute resolution tactics, including mediation and negotiation, allows us to help spouses interested in negotiating amicable dissolution agreements. An amicable dissolution may help you avoid the time and expense associated with the contested divorce process. Whether you have already come to terms on an agreement or need assistance reaching amicable settlements, we have the insight needed to help.
Knowledgeable Advice Tailored to Your Unique Needs
Whether you wish to litigate, negotiate or mediate the end of your marriage, we strive to help you address the various issues related to your split, including:
- Child custody and shared parenting
- Child support and spousal support
- Division of property
- Domestic violence issues
By helping you create realistic goals from the beginning of your proceedings, we strive to help you avoid unnecessary expense and time spent seeking resolutions that lie outside of Ohio guidelines and family law statutes.