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How to Protect Inheritance in an Ohio Divorce

If you are considering divorce in Ohio, you likely have questions about how your property will be divided. Asset division in an Ohio divorce can be particularly contentious, especially if one spouse has received a significant inheritance. Questions a… Read More
Categories: Estate Planning
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Can I Be Fired for Using Marijuana with a Prescription?

The short answer is: yes, you can be fired for using marijuana, even with a prescription. Since 2016, medical marijuana has been legal in Ohio with a valid prescription from a physician. However, even though it is not illegal to consume medical marij… Read More
RKPT Welcomes Two New Associates to the Firm

RKPT Welcomes Two New Associates to the Firm

Robbins, Kelly, Patterson and Tucker is pleased to welcome the following new attorneys to the firm. Cory D. Britt Cory joins the litigation practice group as an associate. His practice focuses primarily in the area of personal injury litigation. Havi… Read More
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A non-compete clause (often NCC), or covenant not to compete (CNC), is a term used in contract law under which one party (usually an employee) agrees not to enter into or start a similar profession or trade in competition against another party (usually the employer). Some courts refer to these as

What are Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Agreements?

Non-compete and non-solicitation agreements are restrictive covenants that help companies protect legitimate business interests by restricting a worker’s post-employment activities when an employment relationship ends. But to be enforceable, th… Read More
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How a Lawyer Can Help with Real Estate Contract Negotiation

When it comes time to buy or sell a house, the buyer and seller come to the transaction with different goals, needs, and expectations about what will make the transaction a success. Getting to a point where buyer and seller agree on every term of the… Read More
Categories: Real Estate
Top Workplaces

Robbins, Kelly, Patterson & Tucker Voted Top Workplace in Cincinnati

RKPT was ranked 9th out of 72 companies who earned the Top Workplaces Award in the small company category (149 employees or less) 130 Cincinnati area employers made the Top Workplaces list out of 1,876 organizations that were invited to participate.… Read More
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Jake Samad awarded Warrington Community Service Award

We are very excited to announce that one of our Partners, Jacob G. Samad has been awarded the John W. Warrington Community Service Award from The Cincinnati Bar Association (CBA). The John W. Warrington Community Service Award is an annual award whic… Read More
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Applying for Legal Guardianship of a Minor

A legal guardian must be appointed for a person who is under 18 and whose parents have died or are declared unfit. The process of obtaining legal guardianship of a minor often represents a significant life change for both the minor and the person who… Read More
Categories: Guardianships
Dissatisfied senior woman boss in dispute with employees.Dissatisfied senior woman boss in dispute with employees. RKPT's Business Lawyers and Corporate lawyers can help in resolving business disputes. RKPT's Business Lawyers and Corporate lawyers can help in resolving business disputes.

Resolving Business Disputes

Disagreements are unavoidable, especially in business. You and your business partners may be able to work through rough patches, make amends, and continue moving the business forward with as little disruption to operations as possible. Other times, t… Read More
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Modifying Spousal Support in Ohio

When the court finalized your divorce or dissolution of marriage, it may have put a spousal support order in place. Spousal support is intended to ensure that both spouses remain financially stable after a divorce or dissolution of marriage. But as c… Read More
Categories: Divorce