The legal services provided by my firm include: family law, business & corporate law, civil litigation, criminal law, personal injury law, real estate, professional malpractice and probate law.
Golden & Meizlish was established in 1984. Our firm is available to serve all of your needs. Before complications arise, or even after they do, we provide the expertise and counsel you need to help you with your legal issues. We provide the understanding, atmosphere and personal attention you deserve. Our seasoned professionals are committed to delivering the highest quality legal services available in a timely, aggressive and cost effective manner.
Addy v Addy: In this case it was established that a court may not place a lien upon retirement funds in order to secure payment of future spousal support.
Howell v Howell: In this case it was established that a court may impute income to a party based on appreciation in real estate for purposes of determining child support and spousal support.
923 E. Broad Street
Columbus OH 43205-1101
Telephone consultations are free. The fee for an in-office consultation is determined on a case by case basis and ranges from $150 to $275. There is no time limit on a consultation.
Fixed price services are available for the drafting of agreements, uncontested divorces and dissolutions, wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and other limited matters.
$275 per hour. Associates and staff are billed at lower rates.
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
None, We do provide sign language interpreters for deaf clients.
Family law provides the best area for me to have an actual and significant impact upon people's lives on a regular basis.
In order for clients to be productive members of the team it is essential that they be educated on the law applicable to their case.
In many instances I may request that a client draft certain documents on their own in the interests of accuracy and/or cost savings.
I am willing to coach clients only in a limited number of circumstances.
Prior to establishing the firm I was litigation supervisor and in-house legal counsel for The Oil & Gas Insurance Company. I also was the founder and director of Ohio Dispute Resolution, which provides alternative dispute resolution services.
Common sense is my most important tool. I learn from each of my experiences and improve the services I provide thereafter.
When practical, my first step in conflict resolution is to pursue a timely and cost-effective negotiated settlement. If that is not feasible or otherwise is unsuccessful, then I will not hesitate to initiate the appropriate litigation against all involved parties. My policy is to aggressively pursue the proceeding towards a favorable resolution for my client. I also will aggressively defend a client if sued and pursue all available and appropriate defenses.Personal interests:
First and foremost to me is my family. I participate in year-round basketball and softball leagues. I am a college football, basketball, pro baseball and hockey fan. I enjoy frequent travel, driving my classic Chevy and boat, and live theatre. Current events and the news are of great interest to me as well.
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