Abney Law Office, LLC

Representing Clients in Stark, Summit, Carroll and Tuscarawas County.


Personal Attention From Proven Professionals

Since 2009, we at Abney Law Office, LLC have been proud to provide individuals and parents across eastern Ohio with dedicated, personalized representation through their family law conflicts. By combining assertive litigation with a thorough knowledge of the legal process and a deep commitment to your needs, we can help you move your divorce, child custody or child support dispute, or adoption to an efficient and positive outcome.

Our effectiveness is rooted in our deep understanding of our practice area and our unique approach to your case. Practicing exclusively family law, we bring years of tested, relevant experience to your issue, and superior skill to the courtroom. Additionally, your case receives the personal attention of both attorney Robert G. Abney and one of our several certified paralegals – ensuring that you have clear, direct communication and support throughout your time with us.

Robert G. Abney

Robert is licensed to practice in the state of Ohio as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

With a diverse background that includes working in a personal injury law firm and the Stark County Public Defender’s office, Robert is prepared to share his insight with clients facing the full range of legal issues. Robert opened the Abney Law Office over 10 years ago to focus solely on divorce and custody litigation.

The loving father of three, Robert met his wife while earning his dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Finance and Business Pre-Law. Robert then went to law school on scholarship where he graduated early from The University of Akron School of Law with his Juris Doctor degree.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Stark County Bar Association
  • Family law committee member
  • Guardian ad Litem subcommittee member
  • Ohio State Bar Association

Mary WarlopMary Warlop

Mary is licensed to practice law in the state of Ohio. She began her legal career working for the Stark County Prosecutor’s Office where she worked for several years. Mary also worked for several years as an attorney for the Stark County Public Defender’s Office. Mary serves as a guardian ad litem and has completed guardian ad litem training approved by the Ohio Supreme Court.

Mary is originally from Stow, Ohio. She attended Kent State University where she graduated cum laude and received a degree of Bachelor of Arts with a double major in political science and Latin American studies. Mary then attended the University of Akron School of Law and was awarded her Juris Doctor degree.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Stark County Bar Association
  • Family law committee member
  • Criminal law committee member
  • Ohio State Bar Association

Angela PontonesAngela Pontones

Angela is originally from Stark County, Ohio, where she graduated from Sandy Valley High School. Angela attended Stark State College where she earned an associate’s degree in legal assisting. She received the honor of being recognized with placement on the President’s List and Dean’s List.

Angela began working for our firm in March of 2009. Angela serves as the firm’s divorce litigation paralegal and works closely with both attorneys and clients.

Put Trusted Advocates On Your Side

When you are grappling with the legal complexity and emotional strain of a family conflict, don’t settle for the impersonality of a high-volume firm or the inattentiveness of a solo attorney. Our team is committed to understanding your needs, answering your questions, and fighting for the results you deserve. To schedule a consultation, call 330-455-1477, or complete our online form.

Contact The Firm


Abney Law Office, LLC
116 Cleveland Ave NW
Suite 500-A
Canton, OH 44702

Phone: 330-453-3890
Fax: 330-455-1477
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