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Joseph Clarke

Phone: 419-243-8999
Mobile: 419-704-6055
Toledo family law and commercial litigation attorney Joe Clarke wanted to be a lawyer for as long as he can remember. During law school and his first few years in practice, he recognized that he is at his best when he is connecting with people, liste… Read More
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Brianna Stephen

Phone: 419-243-8999
Brianna joined Clarke Law in 2020, bringing with her a breadth of experience in legal research and writing, motion practice, and trial preparation. She works in our family law practice helping clients with divorce and dissolution of marriage, and chi… Read More
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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to hire a divorce attorney?

If you are considering divorce, or if your spouse has already filed, you need an experienced family law attorney on your side who will answer your questions, make a plan to help see you through, and fight to protect the future for you and your children. Divorce and dissolution of marriage can be overwhelming. Here, we answer questions about divorce and dissolution, property division, and child and spousal support. We understand that each case is unique, and we will answer these questions and more during your initial consultation.

What is the cost of hiring an attorney for my divorce?

There are many factors that determine the fee for divorce services, as each case is unique. To best understand your case and provide you with an initial estimate of services, we offer a free consultation to discuss your case. This meeting typically lasts about an hour during which we will listen as you tell us about your current situation, the reasons for the divorce, and share your concerns. We will answer your questions and make a plan for how to successfully get through the divorce.

How long does an average divorce take in Ohio?

A divorce in Ohio can take up to 18 months depending on the issues you are facing. We will identify these issues and provide reasonable timing expectations during the initial consultation.

When can I file for divorce?

Ohio law requires that you have been a resident of the state for at least six months before you can file for divorce.

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