Fathers’ Rights

At The Law Offices of Shelly L. Kennedy, we fight for fathers. From our offices in Port Clinton and Sandusky, we provide the smart and aggressive representation men in Northwest Ohio need to obtain, exercise and enforce their rights as fathers.

Shelly Kennedy: adviser and advocate for men before, during and after divorce.

REPRESENTING FATHERS FOR MORE THAN 25 YEARS

Many lawyers, magistrates and judges subconsciously conform to old-fashioned stereotypes and the idea that children are better off with mothers. At The Law Offices of Shelly L. Kennedy, we are breaking down old ways of thinking. Shelly Kennedy is a champion for fathers. She has a proven track record of successfully enforcing her clients' paternal rights at the bargaining table and in the courtroom.

Our firm handles hotly contested, high-conflict custody battles. We have dealt with everything from denied access to false allegations of domestic violence and mothers who are attempting to relocate with children.

HELPING UNMARRIED FATHERS GET CUSTODY RIGHTS

At The Law Offices of Shelly L. Kennedy, a large part of our practice is devoted to helping unwed fathers obtain legal rights to their children. We file paternity actions that establish our clients' legal rights to custody.

DADS HAVE RIGHTS, TOO

Many men feel they are at the mercy of their children's mothers. One wrong move and they fear being cut out of their child's life. It doesn't have to be this way.

At The Law Offices of Shelly L. Kennedy, we level the playing field.

We help fathers protect their parenting rights during divorce and child custody disputes.Attorney Shelly Kennedy will fight to get you the custody and visitation schedules you need to build and maintain bonds with your children.

In Ohio, there is no presumption that children are better off with mothers. Instead, the law recognizes the important role both parents play in a child's life. Custody decisions are based on what the court feels is the best interests of the minor child. Often, this includes shared custody and even granting primary physical custody to fathers.

At The Law Offices of Shelly L. Kennedy, we give dads a voice.

As a father, you have the right to weigh in on decisions regarding your child's health, education, religion and general welfare. We also represent fathers during child support disputes.

Contact fathers' rights attorney Shelly Kennedy at 419-967-6039 or 800-655-0682. Our offices are conveniently located in Port Clinton and Sandusky.