Arriving at an agreement on a child custody and shared parenting plan is frequently the most contentious and emotionally trying aspect of an Ohio divorce proceeding. That's only natural as most parents are deeply committed to maintaining strong relationships with their children.
At Randal A. Lowry & Associates, we understand your concerns and we want what's best for your children. We work to help our clients establish and protect their custody and visitation rights in ways which are consistent with their individual, cultural and religious values.
Our experienced attorneys and staff have a strong and knowledgeable background in children's issues:
Contact us for a consultation about your case. We will work to help you develop a parenting plan that works for your family's needs.
A custody and parenting time plan may be achieved through agreement of the parents or by court order.
Nowadays, shared parenting is the preferred parenting arrangements, in which both parents have decision-making authority for key matters relating to the upbringing of the child. Our lawyers work diligently to create detailed plan and parenting time schedule to fit your particular needs.
Our lawyers are skilled at negotiating workable custody and visitation arrangements that protect our clients' rights and enable them to enjoy rich parental relationships with their children.
When parents cannot arrive at an agreement, the court will make the decision for them. Our role in such cases is to work with psychologists, family court personnel, social workers and others to prove our client's fitness for custody and the ability of our client to provide an environment that promotes the "best interest of the child.”
A custody agreement or parenting plan agreed upon at the time of a divorce may no longer be in the best interests of the child when conditions change. If you seek or want to prevent a modification, our firm is well equipped to help you achieve your goals.
In Ohio, child support is based upon state guidelines which include:
A child support order can also be modified based upon the changing of those circumstances. We look carefully at our clients particular circumstances to provide top of the line legal representation to parents seeking to obtain or modify child support orders in court.
At Randal A. Lowry & Associates, we know that divorce is not easy and that most parents put their children’s needs first. We can help you develop a parenting plan that works for your family’s needs and provides you with financial resources you need to move forward with your life.
We welcome you to call Randal A. Lowry & Associates at (330) 576-3363 to consult with us regarding Ohio child custody, support, and visitation issues. Our Akron-area family law attorneys serve clients throughout Summit, Medina, Portage, Stark and Cuyahoga counties.
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