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Dissolution of Marriage

Dissolution of Marriage

Dissolution – Alternative to Divorce in Ohio

Divorce is not the only means of ending a marriage. In some cases, dissolution of marriage may be a more economical and altogether less traumatic route.

At the Columbus, Ohio, Law Offices of William L. Geary, you will find an experienced attorney who can discuss your options regarding the potential for a dissolution. With numerous years of family law experience behind him, our founding attorney, William L. Geary, will take the time to get to know you and your unique situation. Together, you can work toward viable, lasting solutions.

To arrange a consultation, contact us by calling 614-228-1968.

What is Dissolution of Marriage?

Unlike divorce, dissolution of marriage requires both parties to be in complete agreement about such issues as alimony, property division, child custody and visitation. A couple, with the help of a lawyer, will then draft a separation agreement that must be approved by the court before their marriage is officially dissolved.

For more information about dissolution of marriage, please see Family Law Basics

Sorting the Facts From the Fiction

Many people have misconceptions about the dissolution of marriage process. One of the most common is that one attorney can assist both sides of a divorcing couple. In dissolution of marriage, an attorney acts as a counselor to only one of the parties, assisting with creating and filing a separation agreement.

Another myth involves high-level assets. Dissolution of marriage may be possible even if you have high-level or complex assets. Your separation agreement will cover all rights and obligations concerning the division of both assets and debt.

Hiring a Private Judge

It may be unnecessary to go to the courthouse to have your case heard. Our firm can assist you in hiring a private judge to handle matters in our office. This can save both time and money.

Contact Us

We are dedicated to providing a high-level of personal service to each of our clients. We always take the time needed to truly understand your circumstances and assist you in drafting a separation agreement that meets your exact needs. To speak with us about the advantages of dissolution, contact our Franklin County law office.