David, a Chardon resident, joined the firm in 1973 and has been a partner since 1976.... more
David, a Chardon resident, joined the firm in 1973 and has been a partner since 1976. His practice is primarily focused in the area of domestic relations. He has significant experience counseling clients on a wide variety of domestic relations issues including the division of marital assets, valuation of businesses, valuation of pension and retirement benefits, spousal support, child support a... view profile
BRIAN L. BLY is a graduate of Riverside High School in Painesville. He received his... more
BRIAN L. BLY is a graduate of Riverside High School in Painesville. He received his B.A. Degree from Cleveland State University in 2003 and his J.D. Degree from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2007. Mr. Bly joined Petersen Ibold in 2011. Brian was named by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine as a Rising Star for 2012 and 2013. Rising Stars are made up of the top 2.5% of attorneys in Oh... view profile
Traditionally, men and women bring diferent life experiences, priorities, and... more
Traditionally, men and women bring diferent life experiences, priorities, and concerns to divorce procedings. I pride myself on being particularly attuned to the challenges women face. While in undergrad and graduate school I was employed as a rape counselor advocate, a peer counselor on the student crises hotline, and a volunteer at the local domestic violence shelter. The frequent inse... view profile
Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and kidnapping. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.