Our Covid-19 Response and Resources

Here at Gottlieb, Johnston, Beam & Dal Ponte, PLL, we pride ourselves on being Zanesville’s largest full-service law firm. For over 50 years, our attorneys have earned a reputation for providing trusted, expert legal services to our community and its businesses. This is why we’ve pieced together a list of resources to help those we… Read more »

How Do I Get a Divorce?

How to Get a Divorce in Ohio Once you have determined that you need or want to end your marriage, you can do it in several ways. You can file a Complaint for Divorce or a Petition for Dissolution. You can file these documents through an attorney who practices family law or you can try… Read more »

My Divorce is Amicable: Do I Still Need a Divorce Attorney?

Not all marriages end the way we think: one party is ready to end the marriage, the other party is desperate to fix the issue or both parties are causing as much destruction as they can. In many cases, divorces end amicably. Both parties agree on certain terms, like custody of their minor children, splitting… Read more »

What is Pain and Suffering in a Personal Injury Case?

If you or someone you know has been injured because of the carelessness of someone else, you may be entitled to compensation for pain and suffering. This term is one that many people may not understand. When it comes to personal injury cases, the term “pain and suffering” is used to describe compensation to the… Read more »

The Difference Between a Will and a Living Will

While they may sound similar, a will and a living will are different types of documents that are used for different purposes in the Zanesville, Ohio area. You may need one or the other, or you may need both, depending on your situation. A will’s purpose is to express your preferences after you have died,… Read more »

Grounds for Divorce in Ohio, Explained

The end of a marriage can be an unforeseen event, but it is important to know the different ways a marriage can be legally ended in Zanesville, Ohio. Knowing your options and hiring an experienced divorce attorney can help make the process as smooth as possible. Marriages can be legally ended in one of two… Read more »

Why You Need a Commercial Real Estate Attorney

Real estate attorneys work to protect individuals and companies from financial pitfalls when buying or selling property. Most home buyers rely on a realtor to ensure the legal details of the contract are handled by a reputable attorney. Business owners, on the other hand, should make it a priority to carefully select an experienced commercial… Read more »