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Child Custody and Visitation

Child Custody and Visitation Attorney in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County

Thirty Years of Experience Handling Custody and Visitation Issues

If you are a party to a family break-up (divorce, dissolution, legal separation, end of a non-marriage relationship) that involves minor children, you understand the emotional issues involved in decisions about child custody and visitation. As a parent, you want what is best for your minor child, and you want to play a meaningful role in choices about their social lives, medical care, education and religious training. Naturally, you're going to want an experienced family law attorney to protect your interest — one who has a proven track record of successfully helping others establish and implement child custody and visitation arrangements that are in the best interests of your minor child and protect your parental rights.

Experience and Reliability With a Personal Touch

At the Law Office of Ellen S. Mandell, I bring extensive experience to men, women and children throughout Greater Cleveland and Cuyahoga County who have issues involving child custody or visitation. Over the last three decades, I have built a successful practice based on a commitment to personal service and earned a reputation among my Ohio peers and former clients as an honest and trustworthy advocate. As your family law attorney, your needs and interests will always be my priority. Contact me by e-mail or call 216-771-7080 to schedule a free initial consultation.

Protecting Children During the Divorce Process

Under Ohio law, the best interests of minor children must be the primary concern when custody and visitation plans are established. I work closely with men and women to employ a practical approach to parental rights — child visitation and custody — helping parents focus on the needs of their children. Often, that involves working with parents to help them see custody and visitation issues from the perspective of their children. This means getting mothers and fathers to recognize that custody and visitation are more about the child's time with the parent than the parent's time with the child. This approach allows for more flexibility as the children grow up and priorities change.

Tailoring a Court Strategy

As a family law attorney in the busy Cleveland metropolitan area, I have dealt with hundreds of child custody and visitation cases. I recognize that every situation is different and I will work closely with you to identify the unique circumstances presented by yours. Together, we will work to find creative ways to allow your children the opportunity to meet their own needs while maximizing the parent-child relationship.

When it comes to dealing with child-related legal issues, including support, visitation, and custody, nothing but a reputable, knowledgeable family law attorney is acceptable. Contract the services of an experienced Ohio lawyer who has been successful negotiating these types of cases: Ellen S. Mandell.

To arrange a free consultation to discuss your child custody and visitation needs, contact me by e-mail or call 216-771-7080. My offices are located across from the Terminal Tower in downtown Cleveland, with ample parking nearby. All meetings are by appointment.