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Criminal Defense & Family
Law Attorney in Central Ohio


At Dawson Law Office, LLC, we're passionate about helping our clients work through some of their most difficult problems. Whether you've been charged with a crime or caught up in a child custody battle, we want to help you start paving a path forward.

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Matt Dawson

Attorney at Law


Since earning his J.D. in 2003, Attorney Matt Dawson has been offering knowledgeable support to clients on matters of criminal and family law. Over the course of his career, he's gained invaluable experience, including how to skillfully navigate jury trials and complex divorce proceedings. Now, he's ready to put that experience to work for you. With offices in Newark and Lancaster, Matt is proud to serve clients across Central Ohio.
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Charged with Drunk Driving?

Let's fight for a favorable result

The penalties of a DUI or OVI conviction can include expensive fines, a suspended driver's license, and even jail time. Don't let one mistake negatively impact your future. Reach out to us at Dawson Law Office, LLC for skilled DUI/OVI defense representation. We'll investigate the facts surrounding your arrest and collaborate with you on a way to combat the charges brought against you.

Defend Your Parental Rights

set up a fair child custody agreement

Child custody disputes are some of the most emotional and stressful issues families can face. When two parents can't agree on a way to share custody of their child, things can get messy quickly. Discover how our attorney can help you fight to protect your child's best interests. We're ready to act as your committed advocates while you and your child's other parent work toward an agreement.

An Experienced Attorney

Who Understands the Ins & Outs of the Legal System

If you're currently facing criminal charges, you need an attorney who can efficiently and effectively defend your rights. Otherwise, you could be leaving your future in the hands of the criminal justice system. With so much on the line, don't settle for less than truly knowledgeable defense representation.

At Dawson Law Office, LLC, our attorney is deeply familiar with Ohio's criminal laws and procedures. He can draw upon his past experiences to answer your questions and help you build a solid defense. Reach out to our firm if you were recently arrested on felony or misdemeanor charges.

We also represent clients in various cases of family law. Whether you're going through a divorce or considering putting a protection order in place, we're ready to help you take the necessary steps. Let us know if you have questions on how best to protect your family during a stressful legal case.

Contact us in either Newark or Lancaster, Ohio, today to schedule a consultation with our attorney. We also represent clients in Licking County, Fairfield County, and throughout Central Ohio. We're ready to help you work toward a brighter future for yourself and your loved ones.