PRACTICE AREAS

Adoption

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
Child support is calculated using a standard formula.

Collaborative Law

This process is focused on resolving conflicts outside of the courtroom. 

Contempt

Motions for Contempt can occur during a pending case or after a case has been completed.

Custody 
In Ohio, the parties can have either shared parenting or one parent can have sole custody. 

 

Dissolution 
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. 

 

Divorce
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.

 

Grandparents Rights

Ohio recognizes grandparents rights. These cases are unique and depend on the facts of the case. 

 

Guardian ad Litem

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.

Guardianship of Minor and Adults

Whenever you are caring for a minor or an adult, guardianship may be necessary.

Legal Name Change

If you are seeking to officially change your name, Attorney Lindsey Neyra Philp can assist you through the process. 

Legal Separation
A legal separation can be obtained by parties if they enter into written agreements prior to filing for dissolution or divorce.  

Mediation 

Lindsey Neyra Philp is a trained mediator. Mediation provides a forum where parties can resolve issues in a productive and non-confrontational environment.   

Modification of Judgments

Situations may change after a divorce has been resolved.

Parenting Coordination

A Parenting Coordinator is a highly effective and cost-effective means to resolve conflict between parents and aims to reduce litigation costs.

Paternity 
Paternity must be established by the Juvenile Court prior to the Court granting rights or financial support.

Prenuptial Agreements
Parties can obtain a prenuptial agreement prior to marriage.

Restraining Orders & Orders for Protection

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.

Retirement Accounts 
Dividing these assets pursuant to a divorce or dissolution can be a tax-exempt event if proper procedures are followed.    

Spousal Support 

Spousal support, otherwise known as alimony or maintenance, is the payment of money from one spouse to the other after the marriage is terminated. 

Temporary Orders 
At the onset of a divorce case, either party may request temporary orders.

Visitation 
Visitation, also known as parenting time, is the schedule that the parents have with the children.

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