Passion. Experience.


I have actively practiced as a lawyer in the Cleveland, Ohio, area for more than four decades, including more than 43 years focused on family law. I welcome the opportunity to serve you and your family.

I represent clients from all cultural, social and professional backgrounds in matters that involve divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support and other family law issues. In every situation, I work to help my clients find the most effective way to solve their problems without unnecessary conflict and expense.



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John V. Heutsche 

I was admitted to the Ohio bar in 1973 and admitted to practice in the Northeast District of the federal court in 1974. I have been active in the legal community since then, presenting in seminars for other lawyers, training guardians ad Litem in court, serving as a trustee for the Center for Principled Family Advocacy, and involved in other leadership roles.  I am an experienced trial lawyer.  I also practice in the appellate courts throughout the state.

I have extensive experience in complex financial matters, high income cases and business valuations as well as dealing with both private and governmental retirement plans .



  • Cleveland State University, Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1973
  • John Carroll University, University Heights, Ohio
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts – 1969

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1973
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio,1974


  • Delta Theta Phi

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