LGBT Law Ohio

LGBT Attorney Near Columbus, Ohio

The Obenour Legal Group, LLC believes in access to legal protection for all Ohio families. Same-sex couples face many unique legal issues when it comes to navigating the legal system, starting families, establishing parentage and custody even drafting wills or getting a divorce, but our Columbus LGBT lawyer is committed to giving you and your family the protection you need and the peace of mind you deserve. Our Columbus LGBT attorney are happy to work with you to cement the legal bonds between same-sex couples, including:

Name Change

A person desiring a change of name may file an application in the probate court of the county in which the person resides. The application shall set forth that the applicant has been a resident of that county for at least one year prior to the filing of the application, the cause for which the change of name is sought, and the requested new name.

Upon proof that proper notice was given and that the facts set forth in the application show reasonable and proper cause for changing the name of the applicant, the court may order the change of name. If you are facing same issue call our LGBT attorney now.

Child Custody Agreements and Shared Custody

“Co-Custody” or shared custody refers to the process of establishing legal rights and responsibilities for the non-biological parent in the Juvenile Court. It is often used in the context of same-sex couples who have decided to start a family together, or where one parent has a child from a previous relationship. But, it can also refer to a similar arrangement between different-sex couples. Talk to a LGBT lawyer in Columbus, Ohio regarding joint or shared custody issues.

Certified Ohio LGBT Attorney Working For You

If you have any questions about a family law matter, contact our Ohio elder law attorney right away. We are experts in Ohio LGBT family law and it would be our pleasure to serve you.

Now that marriage is legal in the state of Ohio, the Courts are looking ahead to establishing parental rights and not just custodial ones. There is still much work to be done on that front and input from the legislature as well, but until then, Contact our Columbus LGBT attorney if you have questions.

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