Fathers' Rights


Cordell & Cordell is a partner dads can count on during one of the toughest challenges of their lives. The family law attorneys at our Cleveland, Ohio, office are dedicated to helping men with any divorce issue, including property division, alimony, child support and child custody.

Our mission is to give men the legal support they and their children deserve both in and out of the courtroom.

Divorce Attorneys Dedicated to Helping Men

Divorce takes an emotional toll on everyone, no matter how tough you are. The decisions you make during this time will have an enormous impact on you financially for the rest of your life.

More importantly, your level of involvement in your children’s lives can also be affected. Our attorneys take the time to listen to your concerns and work diligently to champion your rights and the rights of your children in family court.

We know how critical this transition is and promise to walk you through each step of the process while doing everything possible to protect what’s most important to you.

Advocates For Dad’s Rights and Fathers’ Rights

Since 1990, Cordell & Cordell has fought against numerous stereotypes that men and fathers face in the family court system. Our firm’s focus on men’s divorce gives our attorneys a unique understanding of the challenges men face in a Ohio family law courtroom.

Despite battling a system that seems predisposed against them, Cordell & Cordell has risen to establish ourselves as a partner men can count on.

At Cordell & Cordell, we understand the unique challenges military families face during divorce.

Client Testimonials


“Melissa is very prompt at returning phone calls. She is very personal and good at dealing with all of her clients. I have nothing but great faith that she truly has my best interest in mind and at heart.”


“I have a lot of confidence in Mr. Hannah. We talk about strategy, he listens to my input, and we plan things together. He speaks to you as a human being, and you can tell that he truly cares about you and that goes a long way with me.”


“I think [my attorney] has been great. He seems to really understand what I am aiming to do with my revisions on my decree. Everything has been going smoothly.”