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About me

I practice in all areas of domestic relations law including divorce, child custody, support issues and post decree matters.  My office is located in Westerville, Ohio and I serve Franklin County and the surrounding counties. 

If you have a legal issue in one of my practice areas, please do not hesitate to contact me to set up a free consultation.  



Practice areas


  1. Child Support: 25%
    7 years
  2. Child Custody: 25%
    7 years
  3. Divorce: 25%
    7 years
  4. Family: 15%
    7 years
  5. Juvenile: 10%
    7 years



Hourly ($175-200/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (45 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Benjamin Rees Nyhan

    I highly endorse Chris as a family law attorney. I have worked with Chris on several cases. He is always responsive, professional and a strong advocate for his clients.


    Benjamin Nyhan Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Michael Alan Sheets

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Tamms has dealt with many legal issues and always provides excellent advice.


    Michael Sheets Divorce and separation Attorney
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Contact info

Tamms Law Office LLC

5 West Main Street
3rd Floor
Westerville, OH, 43081


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Peer ReviewedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Columbus Top Lawyers 2016, Family LawColumbus CEO Magazine2016
Columbus Top Lawyers 2015, Family LawColumbus CEO Magazine2015
Public Interest FellowOhio State University Moritz College of Law2008
Oxford ScholarMiami University2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney, OwnerTamms Law Office2010 - Present
AttorneyCourt of Claims of Ohio2007 - 2009
Research AssistantDaniel Tokaji2006 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Central Ohio Association of Juvenile LawyersMemberN/A
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember2009 - 2016
Columbus Bar Association, Family Law CommitteeMember2009 - 2013
Moritz College of Law- Moot Court Governing BoardBoard Member2007 - 2008
Publication nameTitleDate
Ohio State Journal on Dispute ResolutionManaging Editor2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio State University Moritz College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Miami University of OhioPolitical Science, Minor: EconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Ohio Supreme Court Introduction to Mentoring ProgramMentoring2010