Columbus Divorce Attorneys 

Deal with Divorce Dissolution, Child Support and Child Custody Issues

With more than 30 years of experience, the attorneys at Edward F. Whipps & Associates offer an in-depth knowledge of the law, as well as a keen understanding of psychology and the role it plays in family law.  All of this they put at the service of families in Columbus and Central Ohio by providing thoughtful, sound and comforting counsel and advice as families navigate various aspects of family law. Part of that service, to the clients and the public alike, includes these informative, well-researched blog posts that are focused on giving you insight into different facets of divorce, issues of support and custody and family law.  

We have built a library of posts that offer a broad range of topics, from finding the right divorce attorney, to child support and visitation, to divorce and dissolution, to psychology and divorce and much more.  This blog provides information on protecting retirement assets in a divorce, how to determine business valuations and what you need to know about Spousal Support (formerly called alimony) when you’re involved in a divorce, or even just thinking about divorce. Our aim with this blog is to provide you with important information and insights into a variety of family law situations you may encounter. We hope that you find these postings useful and we welcome you to check back regularly to read our latest blogs.

Central Ohio Family Law & Divorce Practitioner

Edward F. Whipps & Associates earned the highest ratings of their peers by being listed as “Preeminent Attorneys” in the area of Family Law in the Martindale-Hubble® Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Our attorneys have proven track record of gaining financial support for clients and their children and of working for the fair and equitable division of the family’s property.  And because at Edward F. Whipps & Associates, children matter most, we use approaches that significantly reduce or completely eliminate long-range negative emotional impacts on children, the unnecessary alienation of loved ones, and the unnecessary draining of their bank accounts.

Expert Family Law Attorneys for the Best Interests of You and Your Children

The attorneys and staff of Edward F. Whipps & Associates have developed strong, productive working relationships with a wide variety of family law experts to help their clients at what can be a very difficult and trying chapter in their lives.  Our attorneys have at their disposal an expert team of physicians, psychologists, social workers, vocational experts, counselors, forensic accountants, business and real estate appraisers and many others who provide supporting expertise.

The entire team at Edward F. Whipps & Associates works to ensure that complex financial issues, complicated child custody questions, and the post-decree modification of prior orders will receive the attention needed to obtain the desired result. Contact us today to arrange an initial consultation.

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Family Law Blog

What is Alternative Dispute Resolution?

May 6, 2016

Alternate dispute resolution (ADR) can take many forms, but one widely cited definition from the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University is that an alternative dispute resolution is “any means of settling disputes outside of the courtroom.” In family law matters, pursuing an ADR can spare loved ones the time, expense, and emotional hardship of […]


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Custody and Visitation in Non-Divorce Cases

May 2, 2016

The standard judges use when issuing child custody and visitation orders in divorce cases is the best interest of the child. When determining which arrangements meet that standard, the judge considers statements by both parents, reports from court officers who conducted home visits and family interviews, and opinions from experts like social workers and teachers. […]


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Understanding Divorce Procedures in Ohio

April 29, 2016

Completing a divorce in Ohio can require going through numerous court hearings, participating in court-ordered counseling, and engaging in several rounds of negotiation with your soon-to-be ex. These processes play out over the course of at least three months and can be roughly grouped into the steps of filing, cooling off, securing pretrial orders, negotiations […]


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Are Only Biological Parents Entitled to Child Support?

April 22, 2016

A biological, or birth, parent, probably has the easiest case to make for retaining child custody and receiving child support payments following a divorce, but that is not the only situation that can occur. First, child support can also be requested following a separation, an out-of-wedlock birth, and an adoption.


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