Practice Areas


We represent clients in a broad range of litigation matters. RKPT’s dedicated team of attorneys brings personalized attention and depth of knowledge to each and every matter we handle, whether representing a small business in a contract dispute, pr… Read More

Commercial Litigation

We represent businesses in a variety of industries, including construction, real estate, and manufacturing, in a broad range of business disputes, including contract disputes, workmanship issues, commercial lease disputes, and payment disputes. Alway… Read More

Creditor's Rights

We represent banks, credit unions, court-appointed receivers, bankruptcy trustees, businesses, lessors, and other interested parties, in commercial collection, account matters, foreclosures, receiverships, bankruptcy, contested matters, lender liabil… Read More

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

We represent individuals who have been seriously injured or lost a loved one due to the negligence of another. We work hard to maximize financial recovery for our clients’ injuries, including compensation for loss of past and future income, medical… Read More

Family Law

Our family law attorneys at Robbins, Kelly, Patterson & Tucker offer complete representation on all family law issues. From prenuptial agreements to modifications of shared parenting plan orders, our lawyers provide individuals and families with… Read More


Adopting a child is a wonderful option for both traditional and non-traditional families. It can also be a very challenging process, filled with red tape and legal restrictions. At RKPT, we have extensive experience guiding our clients through all ph… Read More

Child Custody

Child custody disputes can involve some of the fiercest battles in a divorce. Disagreements often break out over which parent the children will live with and how much time and responsibility the other parent is entitled to. These responsibilities and… Read More

Child Support

Although child support in Ohio is calculated based on an income shares approach, and the use of guidelines, extenuating circumstances often exist that may make a guideline award of child support unreasonable or unfair. There also exists in Ohio a reb… Read More


A dissolution is a non-adversarial process where both spouses jointly ask the court to end their marriage. The spouses present their written agreements to the court, along with a petition asking the court to dissolve their marriage. The agreement mus… Read More


The financial and emotional effects of a divorce can be overwhelming—not just for you and your spouse, but especially for children. The need for equitably dividing the property, agreeing on shared parenting plan or a custody arrangement, and determ… Read More

Post-Decree Modification

In many cases, divorce marks the permanent end of a relationship. However, when minor children are involved, or when an order for spousal support has been issued, a relationship between the spouses can continue long after the final decree. Issues cal… Read More

Prenuptial and Cohabitation Agreements

Prenuptial agreements are contracts entered into by a couple preparing for marriage. These agreements address property issues such as income, assets and liabilities that may arise in the event of divorce or death. The agreements may also provide for… Read More

Property and Debt Division

If you are divorcing, you may be wondering who should receive the house, the car, the business and other property. Effective legal representation can ensure an equitable distribution of property and assets. Both Ohio and Kentucky are equitable distri… Read More

Spousal Support

Spousal support, also known as alimony or spousal maintenance, may be an issue when one spouse was the primary income provider for the family. After divorce, people may need supplemental income until they can be self-supporting. However, spousal supp… Read More

Unmarried Parents, Paternity and Child Custody

Under the current law in Ohio and Kentucky, the biological mother of a minor child born outside of wedlock is the default legal custodian. Biological unmarried fathers have no initial rights to custody or parenting time, but merely the ability to pur… Read More

Employment Litigation

We represent employers in disputes with current and former employees over employment agreements, non-compete and confidentiality provisions, and compliance issues, including claims under the ADEA, ADA, FMLA, and FLSA, as well as allegations of all fo… Read More

Divorce and Family Law

Our family law attorneys offer complete representation in all domestic relations matters. From prenuptial agreements to modifications of shared parenting plan orders, our lawyers provide individuals and families with support and advice on any family… Read More

Real Estate

For over half a century, RKPT has represented clients in commercial and residential real estate matters. Our clients rely on us for our responsiveness, attention to detail and experience, all of which allow us to anticipate issues and provide counsel… Read More

Safe Title Agency

Safe Title Agency, Inc., provides buyers, sellers, lending institutions, and real estate developers with escrow and title services for residential and commercial real estate transactions of all sizes. Safe Title is a policy issuing agent for two nati… Read More

Personal Planning

RKPT’s Personal Planning practice encompasses a wide range of services, from preparing estate planning documents for individuals and families, to succession planning for businesses, protection of assets, estate and trust administration, and establi… Read More

Estate Planning

RKPT attorneys have decades of experience drafting trusts, wills, financial powers of attorney, living wills, and health care powers of attorney for individuals and families. As estate planning is a lifelong, dynamic process, we walk with our clients… Read More

Guardianships and Conservatorships

If a loved one has become incapable of making decisions, they may need someone to assist them. There are several options for families to consider, including guardianship and conservatorship, and RPKT attorneys can assist you in determining what is be… Read More

Protection of Assets

We counsel clients on asset protection strategies, assisting them with the implementation of wealth transfer techniques that can afford various degrees of creditor protection while ensuring that their family and more distant beneficiaries ultimately… Read More

Trust and Estate Administration

Our Personal Planning attorneys offer the full spectrum of trust and estate administration services to individuals and families and are dedicated to helping trustees and executors accomplish the necessary tasks involved in the effective and efficient… Read More

Business and Corporate Law

RKPT's Business and Corporate practice group helps business owners and executives to plan for and address the various issues they face in forming, operating and growing their businesses. We represent entrepreneurs and businesses of all types and siz… Read More

Business Representation and Transactions

Our corporate lawyers help with all forms of business transactions, including: Choosing the correct business entity to meet your organizational needs Drafting the documents necessary to clearly define the relationships between business owners, invest… Read More

Emerging Companies

Our broad experience with established companies allows us to offer insightful guidance to new ventures. We advise and coordinate with: Entrepreneurs Early stage investors Angel investor groups Business accelerators Venture capital funds Read More

Commercial Loan Transactions

A cornerstone of RKPT’s practice has long been working with borrowers and local, regional, and national lenders to document and perfect secured transactions, such as mortgage loans, asset purchases, and other transactions. Our attorneys approach ea… Read More

Employment and Labor Law

We also help businesses of all sizes avoid employment issues through careful planning and advice. When a dispute does arise, we help you navigate toward a successful and cost-effective resolution. Examples of our transactional services in the area of… Read More

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