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Family Law Attorneys in Columbus

Serving Families Throughout Central Ohio

If your family is going through turbulent times, you need an attorney with a caring touch, an open mind, deep legal insight, and the relentless drive to bring resolution to your matter. These are the qualities our family law attorneys bring to every case they handle.

With extensive experience in family law, we will work hard to win your trust and will diligently pursue your interests. Whether you are planning to marry or considering a divorce, seeking a dissolution or separation, or fighting for the custody and support of your child, you will find in us the counsel, the care, and the attention your case deserves.

Our Family Law Practice Areas

The practice of family law involves a wide range of issues that are key to most people’s lives, including: 

  • Child custody: Few legal cases are more emotionally charged, difficult, and impactful on your day to day life than those impacting how your children will be raised. There are many questions that need to be answered in a contested custody matter, whether part of a divorce, after the divorce, or between unmarried parents. Will the parents share custody, or will one parent make most of the decisions regarding the children? How will decision-making in key areas of the child’s life be handled? Are drugs or alcohol preventing the other parent from acting in the best interest of your children? Our Columbus and Central Ohio family law attorneys help provideanswers and advocate for your vision of the best interest of your children in your child custody case.
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How Family Law Attorneys Help Families

Family law attorneys play a crucial role in guiding families through the complexities of legal issues that affect their most personal relationships and financial situations. These dedicated professionals are more than just legal representatives; they are advisors who provide compassionate support, clear understanding, and strategic guidance to ensure clients make informed decisions. By prioritizing the interests of families and especially the well-being of children involved, family law attorneys seek to achieve resolutions that maintain the integrity and future stability of the family structure as much as possible.

Methods Used by Family Lawyers to Assist Families

Family law attorneys employ a variety of methods to support and represent their clients effectively throughout the legal process:

  • Negotiation: Lawyers often use negotiation to reach amicable settlements that serve the best interests of all parties involved, particularly in disputes over property division, child support, and custody arrangements.
  • Litigation: When negotiations fail, attorneys are prepared to litigate vigorously on behalf of their clients, presenting a well-prepared case in court to secure a favorable judgment.
  • Mediation: Attorneys guide clients through mediation sessions, where a neutral third party helps both sides reach a mutually satisfactory agreement, offering a less adversarial alternative to traditional litigation.
  • Drafting Legal Documents: From prenuptial agreements to divorce settlements, family law attorneys draft clear, legally binding documents that outline the rights and responsibilities of each party.
  • Legal Advice and Counseling: Providing not just legal strategies but also advice on practical matters that clients might not consider, such as the tax implications of divorce settlements and the best ways to structure custody arrangements.
  • Representation in Court: Whether in hearings, trials, or appeals, family law attorneys represent their clients’ interests before the judiciary, advocating passionately on their behalf.
  • Collaboration with Experts: They often collaborate with psychologists, social workers, and financial experts to build a comprehensive case that addresses all aspects of the client's situation, ensuring that the legal strategy is rooted in a thorough understanding of the family's needs.

By utilizing these methods, family law attorneys provide a supportive, multifaceted approach to resolving family disputes, ultimately aiming for outcomes that protect the rights and future well-being of all involved.

Experienced Family Law Attorneys You Can Trust

For over 45 years, KSR has served the people of Central Ohio. We’ve seen all variations of the different issues that can arise in a divorce, child custody, or other family law case. We know what questions to ask, and how to go about advocating for our clients. 

Call today at (614) 665-5833 or contact us online to schedule a consultation.

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    We couldn't be more thankful. Steven definitely made the process very easy and as stress-free as possible.

    - Maria J.
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    I was very pleased with Mr. Yarmesch, He stayed in contact with me, and returned my phone calls and emails promptly. Most importantly he negotiated a satisfactory outcome.

    - Former Client
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    Matthew is very professional & knowledgeable. He has helped me in many ways with obtaining shared parenting with my child. He is very professional with time management of deadlines in all cases and really is a overall great attorney to hire for all fam

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    Steve is great and willing to help in any way he can!! Suzette doesn't skip a beat, and keeps it all on track!!!

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    KSR is amazing and they are my go-to lawyers!

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    Our attorneys are respected in the legal community and have been recognized for their dedication to the law.
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    We leverage decades of diverse experience to be flexible, responsive, and personal, but also assertive, tenacious, and thorough.

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