Practice Areas

Family Law

Family Law

Family Law Family law deals with family-related issues and domestic relations including, but not limited to: Divorce – Contested Divorce or Uncontested Divorce Dissolution Separation Settlement Agreements Utilization of Private Judge Tax Planning Trial Prepa… Read More


If negotiations between the spouses are unlikely to be fruitful or would prolong the case, then filing a complaint for divorce should be considered. Reasons for Choosing Divorce over Dissolution: If the spouses are unable to negotiate and use reason… Read More


For dissolution to be possible, the spouses must be able and willing to cooperate, and to exchange information regarding children, assets and debts. There must be some level of trust. In dissolution, all negotiations occur between the spouses and the… Read More

Division of Assets and Liabilities

General Rules: Ohio law makes a distinction between “marital property” and “separate property.” In Ohio divorce and dissolution cases, the court is required to divide the marital property equally. If an equal division is not fair for any reas… Read More

Child Support

What is Child Support? Child support refers to the legal obligation of parents to contribute to the economic maintenance, including education, of their children; enforceable in both civil and criminal contexts. In a dissolution or custody action, mon… Read More

Spousal Support

“Spousal support” (aka alimony) means any payment or payments to be made to a spouse or former spouse, or to a third party for the benefit of a spouse or a former spouse, that is both for sustenance and for support of the spouse or former spouse.… Read More
Real Estate Law

Real Estate Law

Real Estate Law The practice of real estate law involves helping clients with the purchase or sale of real estate (residential or commercial).  We can help you close your transaction. Real estate transactions often involved complex issues, such as leases, title iss… Read More
Foreclosure Defense

Foreclosure Defense

Foreclosure Defense Pre-Foreclosure Assistance Loan Modification Assistance Foreclosure Defense Short Sales Deeds In Lieu of Foreclosure Attorney Widman has handled thousands of foreclosure cases.  His experience and background gives him the unique ability to represe… Read More

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