If you are currently going through or considering a divorce in Ohio, the following information can help you through the whole process. Sometimes hiring a divorce lawyer is the best way to get a fair divorce settlement. One the other hand, you can use the online divorce options if you and your spouse are able to agree on everything and want to handle all the paperwork yourself. There are also handy child support calculators and guidelines, as well as access to relevant divorce laws and parenting classes for the state. You can also find local divorce support groups and domestic abuse resources for the state.
Laubacher & Co.
20525 Center Ridge Rd #626
Rocky River, Ohio 44116
Counties Served: Cuyahoga
Our philosophy is simple: prepare each case as if we will go to trial in order to let opposing counsel know that we are ready to fight for a just result; achieving quality results puts us in the best position to successfully negotiate for you. Visit LaubacherLaw.com to learn more
Separation Forms - Get separation agreement forms specific to Ohio downloaded onto your computer for completion in the privacy of your own home. These packages are from Rocket Lawyer, a leading online legal form provider.
Online Divorce - Can't afford to retain a lawyer? This online platform intuitively completes your paperwork according to how you answer the selected questions. The completed paperwork will need to be filed at your county courthouse and you'll get details on how to file the paperwork. This is the fastest way to complete your own divorce and you'll also have access to the personal customer support area and a variety of downloadable products to help with your divorce.
Qualified Domestic Relations Orders - At QdroDesk™, you can prepare your own custom QDRO ready for approval. The smart question and answer interface insures your paperwork will be accurate. You'll also receive processing instructions for execution and submitting to the retirement plan administrator.
Required Parent Education Programs
The "Helping Children Succeed after Divorce" program fulfills the mandatory parenting education requirement when filing for a divorce. Below are a few locations that offer these classes:
We also have a page of parenting and divorce resources, which includes parenting classes, legal alternatives to assist Christian couples in structuring a settlement without having to go to court, and ways to find qualified divorce lawyers or mediators. Check out these other support Resources for divorcing parents.
Divorce and Beyond Support Group
Vineyard Community Church
11340 Century Circle East
Cincinnati, OH 45246
Additional divorce recovery meetings can be found here.
Shelters, Hotlines, and Programs for each county
General Divorce Information from the OH Bar
Specific sections of the Ohio Revised Code: Domestic Relations