We Can Guide You Through Divorce Decisions
The decisions you make in divorce will frame your future for years after you and your spouse part ways. It is important that you have an attorney who thoroughly understands the process and can provide a strategy that best meets your specific needs and goals.
Attorney Laura Helmbrecht provides individualized care and attention, as well as years of experience in helping divorcing spouses. She will take the time to understand your priorities for the divorce and create a plan to help achieve those goals.
If you are getting a divorce, contact a lawyer who provides knowledgeable and caring guidance at each step in the process. Call Laura Helmbrecht today for a consultation.
Solutions In Divorce, Dissolution And Annulment
In Ohio, a marriage can be ended through:
- Divorce – A divorce does not require an agreement between the spouses. In fact, both spouses do not even need to be present. In Ohio, the divorce must meet one of 11 criteria, including adultery, absence, cruelty, habitual drunkenness, neglect of duty, fraudulent contract, imprisonment and incompatibility.
- Dissolution – This decree is granted when both spouses agree on all terms of the separation, terminating their marriage and dividing their assets. They must agree on all terms of child issues, including custody, support and parenting time.
- Annulment – This decree essentially declares that the marriage never existed. These are rarely granted, and there must be evidence that something extreme occurred, like fraud or force.
Attorney Laura Helmbrecht provides the answers and options you need to make informed decisions that are best for you, your children and your future. Throughout the process — from child custody matters to the division of property — she will protect your personal and financial interests with strategies that are tailored to you and your situation.
Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to some regularly asked questions:
Why Hire Laura Helmbrecht For Your Divorce?
When it comes to matters involving your family and loved ones, you need an attorney who is not only skilled and knowledgeable, but compassionate and supportive. You need someone who will advocate for your interests and understand what they are. Attorney Laura Helmbrecht will bring both empathy and confidence to your case. She knows how to help you get what you need out of your divorce and how to support you along the way.
What If My Ex Does Not Agree With The Divorce?
In a perfect world, divorce would not need to be contentious. But in all too many cases, your ex will not just agree to the terms of your divorce. In these cases, you need to negotiate, and sometimes litigate the terms of your divorce. Laura can help you do both. She is both a skilled mediator and litigator and can help you come to a resolution in or out of court. Whatever your divorce comes to, she’s prepared to help you get what you need.
How Do I File For Divorce In Ohio?
The divorce process is challenging. It starts with meeting residency requirements. Followed by filing a petition for the dissolution of marriage that both parties must sign. There is also a hearing regarding your proposed separation agreement which addresses areas of potential disagreement like distribution of your property and child custody. Then, you must move on to the more complicated parts of the process involving dividing your property and figuring out custody of your children.
Need More Information?
Please contact family law attorney Laura Helmbrecht to schedule a consultation to discuss your case.