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Find an Experienced Team of Custody Lawyers to Guide You Through Your Family Law Needs

Child Custody Lawyers Offering Compassionate Representation for Every Client

At Dooley Gembala, our team of skilled attorneys is well-versed in all areas of domestic relations law. Our attorneys have decades of experience gained in law offices and courtrooms and in-depth knowledge of family law. We are poised to provide you with the best legal advice and representation through every step of your case.

Child Custody Disputes

A child custody dispute will often arise when parents cannot agree on a parenting plan. Custody refers to the legal authority to make decisions regarding a child’s upbringing, health care, and education. In these cases, our attorneys can assist you in developing an arrangement that is fair and takes into account the best interests of your child.

We will work with you to ensure that all facts are considered when evaluating potential solutions. We will ensure that you are fully informed of your rights and options during this challenging time to achieve the best outcome.

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How A Child Custody Lawyer Can Help You

A child custody lawyer can help you navigate these legal issues and provide guidance in protecting your parental rights. At Dooley Gembala, our attorneys can assist you with matters like:

  • Child custody: Your attorney will help to negotiate or litigate a parenting plan
  • Visitation rights: This involves establishing and enforcing visitation schedules
  • Child support: Calculating, modifying, and enforcing child support orders
  • Parental relocation: Resolving disputes that arise due to one parent wanting to relocate with the child
  • Shared parenting: Establishing a shared parenting plan that allows both parents to share the legal and physical custody of their child

We understand that every family is unique and that no two cases are alike, so our attorneys will carefully listen to your concerns and work with you to develop a strategy tailored to your individual needs. Our lawyers are committed to providing compassionate and dedicated representation for every client.

Our team understands that child custody cases can be a sensitive and difficult area of law, and we take a compassionate approach with every client to ensure that the best possible outcome is achieved. We understand that these cases have a lasting impact on those involved, which is why we strive to provide a comfortable and reassuring atmosphere as we fight for our client’s best interests.

If you are currently involved in a child custody case, contact our office today. Our experienced child custody attorneys can provide the legal guidance and support that you need throughout this process. We will work diligently to protect your parental rights and ensure that the best possible outcome is achieved for you and your family. Reach out to us via phone at 440.930.4001 or visit our office at 5455 Detroit Road, Sheffield Village, Ohio 44054.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is sole physical custody?

Sole physical custody is when one parent has complete legal and physical care, control, and responsibility for a child. This type of arrangement usually happens if the other parent voluntarily surrenders their rights or in cases of domestic violence.

What is joint custody?

Joint custody refers to a situation where both parents have equal rights, responsibilities, and authority over the child’s upbringing. In this arrangement, both parents are legally recognized as having shared parenting roles which may include making decisions about the child's education or medical care.

How do I know if I need to hire a family law attorney for my case?

Family law cases often involve complex laws and regulations, so it is important to have a lawyer who can help you understand your rights and the available options. Additionally, an experienced attorney will be able to provide guidance throughout the process and ensure that your interests are represented in court. If you are facing a family law issue like child custody, contact Dooley Gembala today for legal assistance.

Where can I find child custody lawyers in Lorain County?

Dooley Gembala offers experienced family law attorneys specializing in all aspects of Ohio Child Custody laws. Our team can guide you through every step of your case to ensure that you understand your rights and options. Contact us today at 440-930-4001 for more information on our family law services in Lorain County.


Dooley Gembala is among the top-rated law firms in the Lorain County area. From corporate litigation to family disputes, there is a specialized attorney at Dooley Gembala who can tend to your legal needs. With more than 30 practice areas, clients can rest assured that the attorneys at Dooley Gembala have the expertise and experience needed for successful outcomes. Schedule your consultation online here or give us a call at 440-930-4001. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is ready to assist you! We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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