Steven J Kokensparger, Esq.

Practice Areas:

Appeals, Estate Planning, Family Law, Juvenile Law

Education:

Ohio University (B.A., 1991; Summa Cum Laude; Phi Beta Kappa); Ohio State University (Juris Doctor, 1994)

Bar Associations:

Ohio (1997); Ohio Family Law Specialist (2006-2016)

Background:

Steve served as a staff attorney to the Franklin County Domestic Court before entering private practice. Since entering private practice, he has limited his practice primarily to family law and estate planning and has had several honors during his legal career. He served for four years on the National Child Endangerment Panel for Mother's Against Drunk Driving and the U.S. Justice Department and, most recently, he has served on the Board of Executive Directors for Fathers & Families of Ohio.

Publications:

Strategies for Trial and Appeal in Custody Actions (OSBA) Child Custody Cases involving Child Abuse or Child Neglect (OSBA) Discovery in Complex Financial Divorce Cases (OSBA) Step-parent visitation and Grandparent visitation in Ohio (OSBA) Resolving Ohio Divorces Through ADR, mediation, and arbitration (OSBA) Ohio Child Custody Case law Update (OSBA) Ohio Domestic Violence and Custody Actions (CBA) Effective Strategies for Ohio Divorce and Dissolution (NBI) Ethics in Ohio Divorcen (NBI) Retirement Accounts and QDROs in Ohio Divorce Cases (NBI) Ethics in Ohio Child Custody Evaluations (OPA) Ohio Child Endangerment Panel Discussion (OAG) Ohio Child Endangerment and Custody Training for Victims Advocates (MADD) What Judges Want You to Know About Ohio Divorce (NBI) Common Mistakes in Dividing Retirement Assets in Ohio Divorces (NBI) 2008 Ohio Divorce Law General Practice Update (OSBA) Late Life Divorce Issues for Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate & Special Needs Attorneys (OSBA) Ohio Divorce & Dissolution A to Z (NBI) Basics of Ohio Divorce & Dissolution (OSBA) Basics of Ohio Custody (OSBA) Ohio LGBT issues in the law (OSBA) Advanced Evidentiary Issues in Custody Trials (OSBA)