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“I will always count you among the people who have helped change my life for the better.”

— Client

When “family” and “law” intersect, we are prepared to help with thoughtful advice that emphasizes diplomacy, discretion and attention to detail.

  • Used the creation of trusts for the benefit of a less-propertied spouse as a way to meet that spouse’s monetary needs during a divorce while preserving family wealth for the benefit of future generations.
  • Employed a statute that allows for the appointment of a private judge to protect clients’ privacy.
  • Negotiated a parenting plan to preserve the relationship between children and both parents when family and professional demands threatened to pull the family apart geographically.
  • Successfully argued that equalization of income is not the law in Ohio and reversed an alimony order against the CEO of a Fortune 500 company.
  • Reversed a lifetime alimony award against the owner of a privately held company.
  • Handled successful appeals in the areas of business valuation and property division, including disputes over valuation of goodwill and other intangible assets.
  • Assisted a client in avoiding potential civil and criminal tax liability discovered during divorce proceedings through the use of the IRS’s voluntary disclosure program.
  • Oversaw the unwinding of a complicated closely held family investment entity that held virtually an entire multimillion-dollar marital estate and gave rise to significant tax liability exposure.
  • Represented an individual with world-class art collection with respect to valuation disputes.

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