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  • October 19, 2022
    This brief primer on the cost of divorce in Ohio can help you to understand the factors that affect average divorce costs.
    How Much Does Divorce Cost in Ohio?
  • October 11, 2022
    Northeast Ohio’s public radio station includes regular segments from The Sound of Ideas, Ideastream Public Media's regionally-focused weekday morning news and information program. In an effort to strengthen the community and provide aid to individuals who are considering divorce as well as context around the pandemic’s rising divorce rates, The Sound of Ideas included CLS Law’s own Cara Santosuosso in two separate panels of experts on the topic.
    Collaborative Divorce Lawyer and Family Law Attorney, Cara Santosuosso, Interviewed on 90.3 IdeaStream’s The Sound of Ideas
  • October 11, 2022
    Life circumstances could mean that a child in your family is left without a responsible custodian. As a trusted Cleveland adoption attorney and family lawyer, we have vast experience in this arena and are ready to help you understand how private adoption can be a viable solution.
    How Does Private Adoption Work?
  • July 20, 2022
    At the Law Offices Of Cara L. Santosuosso, LLC, we understand how important it is for fathers and children to maintain a strong, healthy relationship. As a child custody attorney in Ohio, it is our goal to help unmarried fathers facilitate legal means to spend time with their children.
    What Are Unmarried Fathers' Rights in Ohio?
  • July 7, 2022
    Most parents seek to protect the safety and best interest of children during a divorce or custody battle, it can sometimes be difficult to prove to a court that sole custody is the correct decision. In the end, everyone–lawyer, judge, and parent–wants what is best for the child. Being prepared and having an experienced child custody attorney on your team can greatly increase your success.
    Parent holding hands of child
  • May 16, 2022
    By the time you decide on divorce, you’ve likely already traversed a rocky, painful road. If children are involved, the way that you and your spouse handle the divorce process can have a lasting impact on their well being. Besides taking a more streamlined and measured approach, divorce mediation is also an opportunity to conserve limited funds and come to a smoother resolution.
    Person preparing for divorce mediation with divorce lawyers
  • April 14, 2022
    A relatively new practice in family law, parenting coordination is a provision that can help families to resolve child custody disputes both during and after a divorce. A parenting coordinator brings in a neutral viewpoint and can help to reduce conflict while ensuring that established parental rights and responsibilities remain intact. With this skilled advice at the ready, parents can limit the potential for conflict, both during divorce and into the future.
    Parenting coordinator talking to a couple and their child
  • March 21, 2022
    How will a dependent spouse and any children be able to live comfortably after a divorce? Spousal support and child support are the answer, and we’re going to share what you need to know about these two types of support in Ohio.
    Couple working out spousal support & child support agreements
  • February 21, 2022
    During a marriage, a couple inevitably acquires an array of real estate, tangible property and other assets. The Law Offices Of Cara L. Santosuosso, LLC understand the importance of fair and equitable property division. We are ready to help you navigate this complex issue and achieve the best outcome for your circumstances.
    Couple working out a property split during a divorce
  • January 13, 2022
    The Law Offices Of Cara L. Santosuosso, LLC understand the legal challenges that unmarried mothers and fathers face when it comes to figuring out how best to care for their children. And as child custody lawyers, we’re here to help.
    Parent with child looking out at a landscape
  • December 21, 2021
    If you and your spouse have reached a point where you both feel that it’s best to move on, Ohio law offers several ways to end your marriage. Two of the most common options are divorce and dissolution. And while they both result in termination of a marriage, there are definite legal differences between divorce and dissolution. We’ll get into what you generally need to know, but for more detailed, case-specific advice, consulting with a qualified Cleveland divorce lawyer is your best bet.
    Couple being offered a divorce agreement
  • November 11, 2021
    What effects has COVID-19 had on child custody litigation in Ohio? We’re here to guide you through the ever-changing legal scenarios that the pandemic has thrust on us all.
    Judge deciding on child custody case
  • September 15, 2021
    Who can seek collaborative divorce? What does the process involve? Find out in our guide to collaborative divorce.
    Collaborative divorce lawyers working on a case