About Attorney Anne Catherine Harvey

Dayton Family Relations Law Specialist

Martindale Hubbell AV Rating

Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards

From divorce to child custody to fathers’ rights, Lawyer Anne Harvey can help with legal advice, negotiation, mediation and litigation. Anne currently provide the full range of family law services to the Greater Dayton area. The Dayton family law firm of Anne Catherine Harvey offers helpful legal advice and representation pertaining to family law and child custody.

As your lawyer, Anne is committed to helping you through your particular issues covering any area of family law. We invite you to schedule an interview to discuss the legal issues you face at this time.

  • Divorce Dissolution Annulment
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Contested Divorce
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Military Divorce
  • Unmarried Parents
  • Separation
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Visitation Rights
  • Fathers Rights
  • Dissolution
  • Grandparents Issues
  • Paternity
  • Appeals
  • Adoptions
  • Domestic Violence
  • Allegations of abuse
  • Contempt of Court


Anne received her J.D. from the University of Dayton, where she belonged to the University of Dayton Law Review and was a teaching assistant for Legal Research and Writing. She was published in the University of Dayton Law Review’s Fall 1983 edition. She received her B.S. from the University of Dayton.


Legal background

From 2001 to 2003, Anne was a Montgomery County Assistant Public Defender. From 1997 to 2003, she was an Acting Judge in Miamisburg Municipal Court. From 1989 to 1991, she was a Civilian Trial Attorney at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. She is a past member of the Greene County Ethics Committee, the Dayton Bar Association Fee Dispute Committee and the Dayton Volunteer Lawyer’s Project.

A Lawyer for Life

You probably expect a Family Law attorney to be sympathetic, file whatever is needed to protect your interests, appear in court with you as necessary, and then send you on your merry way.  You might get a hello when you run into her at the mall (if she recognizes you), but otherwise you don’t hear from her…

Lawyer or Attorney?

I grew up working class and attended mediocre public schools. I wanted to attend The United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, and I had the math scores to back it up, but I flunked the medical because I had lupus. By age 20, I received my Bachelor of Science degree. I did…

Legal Realities

I am not clairvoyant. I simply face an endless repetition of questions every day as a lawyer in a divorce practice. I can anticipate the next question to be asked by a new client before the words are out of his mouth. I can anticipate his reaction to my answer based upon his phrasing of…

The Run-Away Client

If a divorce attorney guarantees a certain result if you will only hire her, RUN AWAY! If a divorce attorney is vague about fees, doesn’t use a fee agreement or doesn’t send monthly statements, RUN AWAY! If a divorce attorney tells you it’s not necessary for you to attend depositions or court hearings, RUN AWAY!…

What Clients Say About Anne

  “Ms. Harvey helped me to get my divorce and full custody of my children. I week after my divorce I was to purchase my first home. It feels great to lay a new foundation for my children.”   “Anne Harvey is professional and real. She has taken excellent care of my legal needs. She…

Disclaimers, Warnings & Admonitions

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