Whether you are handling an adoption or preparing for a divorce, it’s important to have a qualified family attorney on your side. At the Law Office of Bilfield & Associates in Independence, OH, we offer a wide range of family law services to help make sure you are well represented. Contact us today to schedule your initial consultation.
Attorney Edward W. Rausch, who has over 40 years’ experience in State Court Domestic Relations cases and Family Law cases, in and about Cuyahoga County, Ohio, He is now of-counsel and will provide representation in domestic and family law. Mr. Rausch represents both men and women regarding the numerous issues that may arise in the area of domestic relations and family law.
He has experience in a wealth of practice and can help you with the following:
- Divorce: Divorce is the legal process by which a marriage is terminated. It can be through a contested process, uncontested process or through a Dissolution of Marriage whereby the parties enter into a divorce contract know as a Separation Agreement. If there are children of the marriage then a Parenting Plan would be necessary. Under certain circumstances a marriage can be annulled.
- Custody and Visitation: Child custody is the determination of the custody and visitation rights of the respective parent. Incorporated herein would be the Child Support determination.
- Grandparent visitation rights: All 50 states and the District of Columbia have enacted legislation enabling grandparents to petition the courts for visitation rights with grandchildren. The laws do not make granting of visitation rights automatic – they merely give grandparents the right to ask for a visitation order. Ohio courts encourage grandparent visitation when grandparents have difficulty securing visitation through their children.
To learn more about Family Law, contact the knowledgeable family law attorney at the Law Office of Bilfield & Associates in Cleveland, Ohio, at 216-696-LAWS216-696-LAWS.