About Me


Manuel Hernandez has been practicing exclusively in domestic relations law since 2006.

Manuel Hernandez I have been a solo practitioner since 2006, exclusively involved in Domestic Relations law.  My practice includes litigation, negotiated settlement, dissolution, collaborative divorce, and mediation.  I am dedicated to providing my clients with creative solutions and the highest level of representation during their family transition.  My goal is to get the result that makes sense for you with both skill and compassion. A family advocate since 1996, upon graduating from Cornell University my work involved providing at-risk youth and their parents access to services, resources and support.  I received my law degree from the University of Puerto Rico where I distinguished myself while working for the Secretary of Justice, Annabel Rodriguez (now Justice Annabel Rodriguez, Supreme Court of Puerto Rico) and being involved with CUGRAT, a multi-disciplinary consortium that aimed at breaking the cycle of incarceration. I am a member of the American Bar Association, Section of Family Law, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Cincinnati Bar Association, the Cincinnati Academy of Collaborative Professionals, and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.  I have been a member of the Ohio State Bar Association Bar College since 2011.  

Legal Services


Mr. Hernandez offers a wide range of legal services. If you need further information, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Mr. Hernandez specializes in:

With years of experience, Mr. Hernandez specializes in all aspects of domestic relations and family law, including traditional and collaborative divorce, mediation, and adoption services. Se habla español.

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Divorce

Divorce Property Division
Divorce cases involving substantial assets require specialized knowledge. I am skilled at identifying, valuing and proposing division of assets and debts, including real estate, securities, business interests, retirement funds, pension plans, tax shelters, overseas accounts, stock options, trusts and other actual or potential sources of wealth.
Negotiation and Litigation
Resolving matrimonial disputes requires patient and persistent negotiation. To be most effective, negotiation must be balanced by the skills and resources to litigate, as well as an understanding that litigation should be avoided when possible. I also have experience negotiating and drafting pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements to provide clients with reliable, long-term financial security.

Collaborative Family Law

Collaborative Family Law
The Collaborative process allows all parties involved to engage and shape the settlement of their case while benefiting from my representation. The Collaborative divorce better addresses the emotional as well as the legal aspects of the process. Through cooperation, understanding, and mutual respect I am able to help clients discover the best formula to ending their marriage amicably and efficiently.

Mediation

Through mediation, whether post-decree or pre-decree, the mediator facilitates and helps the parties settle all legal disputes by finding points of harmony and allowing those in conflict agree on a fair result. The parties are always in control of the outcome. I encourage parties in mediation to speak openly about their interests and concerns in order to promote better communication and understanding, and decrease future conflict.

Adoption

I am dedicated to assisting my clients through the important journeys of adoption and assisted reproduction. Whether you are single or married, gay or straight, a step-parent, a surrogate, intended parent, or a child of adoption, I will help you understand the laws in Ohio and guide you through your journey. I am passionately committed to family creation, education, and advocacy and dedicated to assisting everyone create their forever family.

Grandparents' Rights

Strengthening the relationship with your grandchildren becomes of utmost importance when an adult child is going through a divorce or separation.  As a grandparent, you may have rights to visitation with your grandchildren regardless of your relationship with your adult child or their former spouse.  We can explore the myriad of options to maintaining strong familial ties with your grandchildren such as power of attorney, legal custody, visitation and financial support.

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