Family Law

What family law services are available to me?

Family law,

or domestic relations law, is a tool to help you resolve family related issues involving your partner, children, and other individuals. It includes a wide range of cases including divorce, dissolution, custody, visitation, child support, adoption, or any other family law matter.

Family law remedies can help resolve stressful situations or prevent things from escalating as well between you and your family. Our Columbus family law attorneys can help you secure comfort while fighting for your rights no matter what the situation.

Family law

The two family law courts

The Domestic Relations Court

handles cases with couples that are or were married. These include divorce, dissolution, legal separation, annulment, post-decree modifications, and contempt actions on prior court orders.
Domestic court cases
The court has both Judges and Magistrates to assist on these matters. The court also deals with all child related issues when children are involved in these cases including custody, support, and parenting time.

The juvenile court

is a branch of the domestic relations court that handles cases between parties that are not and have not been legally married. It also includes other parties such as grandparents and other interested parties.
Juvenile court cases
  • Custody without marriage
  • Parental rights
  • Child support
  • Paternity
  • Grandparents’ rights
The court handles custody, child support, visitation, grandparents’ rights, and parentage (paternity). It will handle post-judgment modifications and contempt actions of prior court orders as well.

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