William R. Biviano

William R. Biviano

Warren, Ohio

Attorney William R. Biviano has practiced law for 43 years and he is a member of the Bar of the State of Ohio. As the founding member of The Biviano Law Firm, he has carried on his focus of providing matrimonial and family law representation to multi-county clients. As an inaugural member of being a Family Relations Law Specialist by the Ohio State Bar Association, Bill has assembled experienced paraprofessional support staff to provide exceptional Family Relations Law Services to clients. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Ohio Chapter; a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers, U.S.A. Chapter and has been recognized as an Ohio Super Lawyer from 2003 thru 2017 and is historically listed in  Best Lawyers in America .

Bill has delivered papers and made presentations on family and matrimonial law issues to attendees at seminars sponsored by The American Bar Association Family Law Section;  The Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers; The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Ohio Chapter; The Trumbull County Bar Association and is active in the American Bar Association Family Law Section and the Ohio State Bar Association Family Law Committee. Bill fosters a theory of actively and aggressively representing clients by coordinating expert litigation support and conducting case preparation that allows him the ability to litigate a case while presenting the position of a client during advanced and beneficial principled negotiations. He fosters the attitude of supporting clients in  pre and post-divorce planning and litigation, premarital agreement drafting and execution, cohabitation agreements, estate planning preparation during and after divorce litigation or settlement, post-judgment modification representation, litigation in juvenile and probate courts as well as appellate representation in the 7th and 11th Ohio District Appellate Courts.


Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Adoption
  • Asset Division
  • Change of Custody
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Contested Child Custody
  • Contested Divorce
  • Divorce and Taxes
  • Divorce Arbitration
  • Divorce Planning
  • Domestic Violence
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Interstate Custody
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Protecting Business in Divorce
  • Relocation Cases
  • Spousal Support
  • UCCJEA Registration and Jurisdiction Challenges and Defenses
  • Visitation
  • Wills

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1974


  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio

Honors and Awards

  • Ohio Super Lawyers, 2003 - 2017
  • He is historically listed in The Best Lawyers in America

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • He is one of only 129 Board-Certified Family Relations Law Specialists in Ohio
  • He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers
  • Actively involved in the American Bar Association Family Law Section serving on many committees and completing two terms as the six state Region III representative to its governing council