Barry Spaeth is a partner at Robbins, Kelly, Patterson & Tucker practicing in the areas of divorce, custody, construction, real estate, estate planning, and small business representation. He is a member of the Cincinnati Academy of Collaborative Professionals, the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, the Cincinnati Bar Association, Warren County Bar Association, and Ohio State Bar Association. Barry represents clients in Hamilton, Warren, Butler, and Clermont Counties, and divides his time between the firm’s Mason and Cincinnati offices.
In some of his more recent contested cases, Barry successfully represented foster parents in Hamilton and Butler Counties in gaining custody of their foster children, a mother relocating to another county who retained custody of her children, a divorced father who gained custody of his son who had been sent to a rehabilitation facility by the mother, a mother who had temporarily lost custody of her baby daughter to the father based on numerous misrepresentations, a father who had temporarily lost custody of his children to the mother who then refused to allow him any contact, a grandmother seeking visitation with her grandchildren, a divorced mother seeking to enforce a divorce decree to obtain numerous payments due her from her ex-husband, a custom home builder who was sued by a disgruntled buyer, and a step-father who succeeded in adopting his step-daughter although opposed by the biological father.
Barry grew up in Mason, Ohio, and is a lifelong resident of southwestern Ohio. He is a graduate of Westminster College in Pennsylvania and the University of Cincinnati College of Law. He has taught English at Xavier University and, as a young graduate assistant, at the University of Dayton.
Barry was recently quoted extensively in the article, Is there a legal 'bias' against foster adoptions?
Areas of Practice
- Custody and Visitation
- Family Law
- Business and Corporate Law and Litigation
- Estate Planning
- Real Estate/Construction Law and Litigation
- Commercial Litigation
- Ohio, 1994
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1994
- University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D. cum laude
- Westminster College, B.A. cum laude