Adoption cases can arise in many different forms. A family member may be seeking a custody of a blood relative, or a private adoption can be agreed to between the parents and a non-relative.
Asset & Debt Division
When a marriage is terminated, the assets and debts of the parties must be valued and divided.
Child support is calculated using a standard formula.
This process is focused on resolving conflicts outside of the courtroom.
Motions for Contempt can occur during a pending case or after a case has been completed.
In Ohio, the parties can have either shared parenting or one parent can have sole custody.
When both spouses want to end their marriage and they agree on how to divide assets and debts and how custody of the children will be handled, they can file for a dissolution.
When a spouse decides that they want to end their marriage and they have no agreement with their partner, then they need to file for divorce in the county in which they reside.
Ohio recognizes grandparents rights. These cases are unique and depend on the facts of the case.
Lindsey Neyra Philp is a trained Guardian Ad Litem (GAL). She can be appointed by the parties in a pending divorce or custody action or can be appointed by the Court.
Whenever you are caring for a minor or an adult, guardianship may be necessary.
If you are seeking to officially change your name, Attorney Lindsey Neyra Philp can assist you through the process.
A legal separation can be obtained by parties if they enter into written agreements prior to filing for dissolution or divorce.
Lindsey Neyra Philp is a trained mediator. Mediation provides a forum where parties can resolve issues in a productive and non-confrontational environment.
Situations may change after a divorce has been resolved.
A Parenting Coordinator is a highly effective and cost-effective means to resolve conflict between parents and aims to reduce litigation costs.
Paternity must be established by the Juvenile Court prior to the Court granting rights or financial support.
Parties can obtain a prenuptial agreement prior to marriage.
A restraining order or order of protection is a legal order issued by a court to protect yourself or your children from physical or emotional abuse.
Dividing these assets pursuant to a divorce or dissolution can be a tax-exempt event if proper procedures are followed.
Spousal support, otherwise known as alimony or maintenance, is the payment of money from one spouse to the other after the marriage is terminated.
At the onset of a divorce case, either party may request temporary orders.
Visitation, also known as parenting time, is the schedule that the parents have with the children.