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Strongsville Divorce Lawyer Delivers Comprehensive Legal Support

Experienced Ohio advocate assists spouses working to make a new start

Divorce usually comes at the end of a long period of turmoil in the marital relationship. No one can make the marriage dissolution process pleasant, but with strong counsel from an experienced family law attorney, you can move forward in your life with your rights, finances and dignity intact. Her firm, Donna Ramsey-Caputo, Attorney L.L.C. in Strongsville, advises clients on divorce and related issues throughout the Cleveland area and across Northeast Ohio. For more than 30 years, she has been a trusted advocate who is committed to achieving her clients’ objectives while relieving the burden associated with the end of a marriage. Whether your divorce is relatively friendly or you have serious conflicts over alimony, property division, custody or child support, she will work tirelessly to help you make a successful new start.

Passionate family law attorney handles filing, property and custody matters

The dissolution of a marriage often involves crucial decisions about the welfare of your children and the equitable division of your assets. Her family law firm supplies Cuyahoga and Medina County clients with the information they need regarding:

  • Filing and options — To file for divorce, one party must have lived within the state for at least six months and within the county of filing for at least 90 days. If you and your partner wish to end your marriage and have agreed on all relevant terms relating to property division, custody, spousal support and other matters, a petition for dissolution can be filed. This shortens the marriage termination process and is usually completed in 30 to 90 days from filing  documents. Uncontested divorce is also an option where a ground (incompatibility or living apart for at least one year) or fault ground (such as adultery) is used to terminate the marital union.
  • Property division — Ohio is an equitable distribution jurisdiction, which means that if parties cannot reach a consensus on how to divide marital property and debts, the court determines what constitutes a fair result. This might not be an even split, however. Courts often look at the assets brought into the marriage, gifts or inheritance received or personal injury settlements when considering this.
  • Custody and child support — When divorcing parents have minor children, she is committed to establishing appropriate custody and child support arrangements so that children’s physical, emotional and financial needs are met and your parental rights are upheld.
  • Spousal support — Sometimes referred to as “alimony,” spousal support can be obtained while a divorce is pending or after the marriage has been dissolved. She can explain how the length of the marriage and the earning ability of each party can affect the eventual decision. From there, her firm advocates for a proper determination.

Through tactical trial strategies and professional courtroom presence, she is able to successfully represent clients throughout the adversarial litigation process. Whatever complications might arise, her firm is prepared to handle each aspect of your divorce methodically in pursuit of the most favorable outcome possible.

Contact a knowledgeable Northeast Ohio divorce lawyer for a consultation

Donna Ramsey-Caputo, Attorney L.L.C. represents clients in contested and uncontested divorce actions. Please call 440-238-3373 or contact her online to schedule an appointment. Her office is located in Strongsville.

Testimonials
  • "We moved to Strongsville a few years ago and needed an attorney to update our wills and related documents. Fortunately, my sister had been using Donna for almost twenty years. Donna is the most professional, efficient and caring attorney we have ever had the pleasure to work with. She is very organized, and is always on time for our appointments. Donna is a great listener, and has the capacity to anticipate your needs. We also were in the process of updating our elderly parent's wills, and Donna and her team actually came to the nursing home at moment's notice when we had an emergency. We will never forget the caring service we received from Donna, and highly recommend her!" - Julie August 5, 2017

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