Katie Arthurs is a family law attorney who counsels clients through difficult matters. Her practice is concentrated in several areas including divorce, dissolution of marriage, child custody, visitation, child support, spousal support, mediation, and parenting coordination.
Katie represents both men and women and takes a “big picture” approach when managing a variety of complex cases. She is proficient in both litigation and alternative dispute resolution. She negotiates mutually agreeable settlements and, if necessary, litigates cases through the court. Katie works efficiently with clients to find creative solutions to all family law matters, while also advocating for successful results.
Katie graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, cum laude. Prior to law school, she graduated from John Carroll University, cum laude, with an English major and a business minor. Katie is a member and the current President-elect of the Center for Principled Family Advocacy.
- Evaluating, protecting, and dividing closely-held business interests; see her articles on Navigating Divorce By Using a Business Mindset and Insulating Your Company from the Fallout of a Partner’s Divorce;
- Interpreting and evaluating the enforcement of prenuptial agreements and tracing premarital, inherited, and gifted assets relating to separate property claims; see her article on 8 Modern Benefits of Prenuptial Agreements;
- Analyzing and accounting for misappropriated and/or concealed marital assets and other forms of financial misconduct;
- Briefing and arguing matters in Ohio appellate courts;
- Working with mothers and fathers to address the establishment of paternity, child support, and custody/visitation issues; see her article on Khloe Kardashian Has Custody Of Baby With Tristan Thompson After Cheating Drama: Lawyer Says, republished on Elle;
- Handling post-decree matters, such as the enforcement of court orders, non-disclosed assets, child support and spousal support modification, and child custody and visitation modification, including cases transferred from other states and jurisdictions (UCCJEA); see her article on The Rise of Post-Divorce Conflict, Issues, and Client Needs;
- Working with parents with special needs children, including evaluating the continuation of child support and visitation after a child’s emancipation based on a child’s disabilities (also known as Castle Cases); see her article on Transition Planning for Children with Special Needs;
- Managing a case from start to finish, including strategy and support, by taking a big picture approach; see her article on Reducing the Impact of Personal Issues on Business.