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Franklin County Family Law Lawyer

Top Franklin County Family Law Lawyer

The Law Offices of Eric J. Hoffman have been practicing family law in Franklin County for 34 year. Mr. Hoffman is a Columbus Family Law Lawyer that cares about each and every one of his cases. He understands how difficult family legal matters can be and commits himself to serving family's needs to the highest degree of expertise. Mr. Hoffman will be there for you 24/7 to support your needs and your family's needs. If you are dealing with family legal matters in Franklin County or any surrounding counties, do not hesitate to call the Law Offices of Eric J. Hoffman.

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what is family law

What is Family Law?

Family law is a practice area concerned with legal issues involving family relationships, such as adoption, divorce, and child custody.

Key Terms to Know

  • Emancipation: A court process through which a minor becomes self-supporting, assumes adult responsibility for his or her welfare, and is no longer under the care of his or her parents.

  • Marital Property: Property acquired by either spouse during the course of a marriage that is subject to division upon divorce.

  • Alimony: An allowance made to one spouse by the other for support pending or after legal separation or divorce.

  • Paternity: Origin or descent from a father (to establish paternity is to confirm the identity of a child's biological father).

  • Prenuptial Agreement: An agreement made between a man and a woman before marrying in which they give up future rights to each other's property in the event of a divorce or death.


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