Family Law needs are often very delicate and need to be handled with careful consideration. McCarthy Lebit’s attorneys are equipped to help those involved in dissolutions, divorce, alimony, property division, child custody and visitation while remaining sensitive to the situation, time and costs. We are also highly experienced in preparing prenuptial agreements and consulting with those who are contemplating divorce.
Our firm also represents clients in the distribution of the marital estate. We are routinely asked to find workable financial solutions after other lawyers have been unsuccessful. Through mediation, negotiation or contested proceedings, we work to untangle the financial issues that arise in many divorce cases and we draw on the wealth of knowledge available from other professionals at McCarthy Lebit to help determine tax consequences of settlements and court orders.
When handling custody and other disputes involving children, we explore solutions that spare the children and parents from costly and bitter showdowns. We use the full resources of our firm to bring in psychologists, forensic accountants and other expert witnesses as needed to efficiently achieve the client’s goals and protect the best interests of their children.
Our practice group leader, Richard Rabb, has focused in the areas of divorce and domestic relations law for over 25 years. He is highly-respected regionally and is one of only a few lawyers in Northeast Ohio who has an active and aggressive trial practice. Most importantly, Mr. Rabb is attentive to his clients’ needs and returns phone calls. The lead principal, Katie Arthurs, offers families alternatives to litigation to solve domestic relation disputes. She is trained in collaborative law, mediation and parenting coordination. Ms. Arthurs takes a “big picture” approach and help families apply creative solutions to reach mutually agreeable resolutions.