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Michael J. Delligatti

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Practice Areas

  • Divorce
  • Dissolution
  • Legal Separation
  • Annulments
  • Shared Parenting
  • Child Custody
  • Parenting Time
  • Child Support
  • Spousal Support/Alimony
  • Property Division
  • Mediation
  • Post-decree Modifications and Enforcements (Contempt Action)
  • Domestic Violence (Civil Protection Orders)
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Step-Parent Adoption
  • Parentage Proceedings
  • Parent and Grandparents' rights
  • Companionship Rights


Michael J. Delligatti has been practicing law in Ohio since 1988. Attorney Delligatti's practice concentration is in Litigation. He has argued before the Appellate Courts, Trial Courts and Administrative Agencies. He has also argued before the Ohio Supreme Court. Attorney Delligatti's practice also has additional concentration in the area of mediation.


  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D.
  • West Virginia University
    • Business Administration

Classes & Seminars

  • Lectured at Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Seminars on a variety of Family Relations Law topics through the Columbus Bar Association
  • Lectured at Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Seminars on a variety of Family Relations Law topics through the Ohio State Bar Association

Professional Associations

  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Domestic Relations/Juvenile Court Task Force Committee
  • Ohio Supreme Court Family Law Legislative Drafting Committee
  • Central Ohio Association for Justice

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Ohio State Bar Association Certified Specialist in Family Relations Law

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1988


  • Recipient of Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating AV Preeminent*
  • Member of Martindale-Hubbell" AV Preeminent Judicial Edition*
  • Martindale-Hubbell ranked Attorney for over 20 years
  • Columbus CEO Magazine Top Lawyers Edition (2018 to present)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review RatingTM fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.