Columbus Divorce Lawyers

Our attorneys have represented thousands of clients in divorces in Columbus, Ohio. We have decades of experience and will provide you with skilled and strong representation from the time of filing through the resolution of your divorce. We understand the unique complexities of our divorce cases and are committed to providing consistent results to our clients. Some of the main issues in divorce proceedings involve the distribution of assets and the allocation of parental rights and responsibilities. We provide all of our clients with a comprehensive review and analysis of all the legal issues of your case. Through our experience and counsel, we will provide you with all the information needed to resolve and/or litigate your interests in court. Mr. Hoffman has been practicing divorce law since 1984. Call Hoffman Law for lawyers that care about your situation and have decades of experience in the field.

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Details of Divorces in Columbus, Ohio

Steps to Completing a Divorce in Columbus, Ohio


The divorce complaint sets forth the grounds for a divorce and begins the process in the courts. 

Temporary Orders

Temporary orders are put in place during the pendency of the case to provide the parties with "temporary" support and parenting rights and responsibilities until resolution. 

Separation Agreement

The separation agreement is the primary document that sets forth the separation of assets and liabilities in a divorce case. 

Parenting/Custody Agreement

The parenting/custody agreement is the primary document that sets forth parenting rights and responsibilities in a divorce proceeding. 

Resolution and Decree

The decree can often incorporate both parenting rights and responsibilities and the separation agreement. This is the primary document that finalizes a divorce with the courts.  

what are the main issues in Columbus divorce cases?

  • Division of marital property. All property acquired during the term of the marriage is presumed to be marital property unless proven otherwise. As Columbus divorce attorneys, we will work hard to advocate on your behalf for the most favorable property distribution. Our attorneys are well equipped to handle all types of cases. We have experience litigating property distributions in divorces regarding complex valuations, transmutation issues, retirement accounts, pensions, and many matters. We understand the complexity of Ohio law surrounding marital property distributions and will aggressively defend your interests in all property distribution matters.


  • Child custody and visitation. Child custody and visitation is often a highly contested issue in divorce matters. The court takes into consideration the "best interests test" when determining visitation and custody. Parties may be seeking sole custody, shared parenting, and specific visitation. Our attorneys have experience litigating all custody and visitation matters.   

  • Child support. The court will issue child support depending on a host of factors including the amount of time that each parent spends with the child, the income and financial position of each party; and health insurance expenses on behalf of the child, among other factors.  

  • Spousal support. Spousal support is awarded to a party in longer-term marriages. The court issues spousal support taking into consideration the length of the marriage, the income of each party, and the finantial obligations of each party, among other factors.  

about our columbus divorce lawyers 

Our attorneys are divorce experts. We have represented thousands of clients since 1984. Mr. Hoffman has been involved in complex contested trials disputing custody, high-net-worth estates, liabilities, and child support, among other areas. Our attorneys are known around Columbus and the surrounding counties as experienced and knowledgeable divorce lawyers committed to serving clients fully from the point of meeting until the final result. Our attorneys commit themselves to their clients and are driven to consistently work for the best results. Our attorneys are passionate, considerate, and care about each and every case that they handle. Our attorneys will be there for you 24/7 to support your needs and your family's needs. If you are involved in a divorce or seeking representation in a divorce in the Columbus or surrounding counties, do not hesitate to call Hoffman Law.

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