Family Law Attorneys Serving Toledo, Ohio

Family Law Attorneys Serving Toledo, Ohio

A Thoughtful, Caring Approach to Ohio Domestic Relations and Family Law

Clarke Law is a domestic relations and family law firm that focuses on divorce and dissolution of marriage, child custody and child support, and post-divorce issues like modifications to child custody and child support orders.

Whether you are considering a divorce or your spouse has already filed, working with an experienced Ohio family law attorney is critical. The orders established in a divorce will impact you and your family for years to come. You need an experienced, reliable attorney on your side from the start. If your divorce is already finalized and you need assistance modifying an existing custody or support order, working with an experienced Ohio family law attorney can make a critical difference in securing a successful outcome.

What Is Family Law?

Family law covers all aspects of family relationships, including:

An unresolved situation at home can have a profound effect on your relationships, your job, and the rest of your life. To find stability, you need an experienced family law attorney on your side who understands the psychological pressures caused by disruptions in your family life. You need a lawyer who takes a caring and thoughtful approach to helping you resolve your family law issues and help you work through them. You need Clarke Law.

Experienced Family Law Attorneys with a Compassionate Approach

At Clarke Law, we understand that any legal process concerning your family, and especially a divorce, is one of the most stressful situations a person can face. We know that there are psychological difficulties that come with a divorce, especially when children are involved. That’s why we take a thoughtful, caring approach to domestic relations and family law. We pride ourselves on acting as both attorneys and counselors. A key question we ask during an initial meeting with a new client is “What do you want your life to look like a year from now?” Then we work together to create a plan to get from here to there.

Working with Clarke Law starts with a free initial consultation to discuss your case. Our first meeting usually lasts about an hour. We discuss your current situation and make a plan to bring you successfully through a divorce so that you come out stronger on the other side.

We understand that a key to successfully navigating divorce, spousal support, and child support and custody is knowing that someone is there for you, listening to your needs. We strive to make every client feel heard, and work to provide clarity during a difficult and stressful time. We offer reassurance, security, and hope as we work with you to bring your divorce to a successful resolution.

Clarke Law has been serving families in and around Toledo, Ohio since 2005. We work with people throughout Northwest Ohio in Lucas County, Wood County, Fulton County, Erie County, and Sandusky County.

We understand that questions about divorce and child custody don’t always happen between the hours of 9 and 5. As part of our commitment to our clients’ success and well-being, we are available via cell phone whenever you need us.

When you work with Clarke Law, you’ll know we’re listening to you. We offer a steady hand and provide support and reassurance that, together, we’ll make it through this stressful time.

Divorce Attorney for Business Owners and Their Spouses

In addition to his domestic relations practice, Toledo attorney Joe Clarke is an experienced business litigation attorney. Practicing in the area of commercial litigation since 2005, Joe is no stranger to the courtroom. This experience is invaluable in a domestic relations situation as Joe uses his commercial litigation skills to uncover and analyze business assets in a divorce, especially if the divorce involves significant business assets.

Stability. Security. Solutions. Clarke Law.

If you are considering divorce or dissolution, or if you need assistance with other family law matters such as child support, spousal support, or grandparents’ rights, contact Clarke Law today to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case.

We are proud to help people in Northwest Ohio when they are at their most vulnerable. We offer clarity, solutions, and peace of mind rooted in the knowledge that you are working with a principled advocate who will listen to you, help get you through your divorce or other domestic relations matter, and fight to protect your future for you and your children.

From our offices in downtown Toledo, we help people throughout Northwest Ohio. Learn what to expect when Clarke Law handles your family law matter, then contact us today to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case.

What to Expect

At Clarke Law, we know that our clients come to us when they are at their most vulnerable, often facing some of the most difficult and stressful events of their entire lifetimes. That is why we take pride in our caring, thoughtful approach to domestic relations, family law, and commercial litigation.

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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