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Family law deals with a wide range of issue that impact families. This may include:  adoption, divorce, child custody, property division, alimony, child abuse, and more. If you have a family law issue and need the help of a court to find a solution, you need to go to the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations Division.

Help and information may be available for your family law matter.

Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

The Family Law Unit helps ensure that families are safe and stable. The demand for family law representation is overwhelming. In response, Legal Aid prioritizes cases where there is domestic violence and where children are at risk. The Family Law Unit also provides assistance to people to help them proceed on their own (pro se) to obtain a divorce where there are no children and no assets.

Ohio Legal Services Society

This non-profit organization provides a website with a range of information about family law. Select the link below to leave this site and learn more about these family matters…

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Family Law