Cathy Cook Esq

Cathy Cook Esq

We help people rebuild their lives.
  • Divorce, Family Law, Domestic Violence ...
  • Ohio
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For over 35 years, I have been helping people rebuild their lives due to life changing events of divorce, the break up of a long term relationship with children, and domestic violence. Our office provides clarity on the law, gives you confidence on how to proceed, and control over your case.

Our website contains numerous complimentary reports on issues you are facing. We offer a free phone consultation for you to ask questions and determine if we’re the right fit. We provide a reduced fee initial consultation with a case audit to lay out the roadmap for your situation.

Practice Areas
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
    Juvenile Law
Video Conferencing
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  • Microsoft Teams
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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University of Cincinnati College of Law
J.D. (1982)
Honors: Trial Practice Award
Activities: Moot Court
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Miami University of Ohio
B.A. (1979) | English & Political Science
Honors: Cum Laude
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AV Rating - highest legal ability & ethics
I received this award after my 15th year practice, and I have held it ever since.
Professional Associations
Ohio State Bar
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American Bar Association
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Cincinnati Bar Association
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Speaking Engagements
Decree Enfocement & Post- Decree Modification Issues, Cincinnati, Ohio
National Business Institute
Taught attorneys how to deal with enforcing provisions of divorce decrees & how to return to court to modify issues regarding children and support.
Advanced Parenting Issues, Cincinnati, Ohio
National Business Institute
Same Sex Divorce Issues, Cincinnati, Ohio
Hamilton County Law Library
Discussed unique issues with terminating Sam sex marriages relating to when marriage began for equitable property division and child issues.
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Legal Answers
88 Questions Answered
Q. Do I need a lawyer from Ohio to represent me?
A: Normally, you would file in the state where the divorce occurred. If that was Wisconsin, the father may get it moved to Ohio because that is where the children are and where any custody investigation should occur. If it was a state neither of you live in now, you file in Ohio where the children are.
Q. My son's mother passed away March 12th 2021, I paid $420 for emergency custody .I was scheduled a zoom meeting on the
A: You can refill but I would advise consulting with an attorney to assure you are doing it correctly.
Q. In Ohio can grandparents get custody of baby if unwed mother dies without notifying birth father?
A: Grandparents will need to file for guardianship in probate court. Father will have to be notified and may then file for custody.
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Contact & Map
114 E 8th St
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Telephone: (513) 241-4029
Cell: (513) 646-8981
Fax: (513) 723-8634
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Main phone is being answered live during normal hours. Cathy can be reached on cell in evenings and weekends. Email is answered quickly- or
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