Litigation

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, providing advice to an employer concerning a labor issue, assisting a creditor with a commercial collection matter, or pursuing a claim on behalf of an injured person. Our clients value our responsiveness, efficiency, and sound judgment, and rely on us to provide solutions that are creative, practical, and strategic. Whether through negotiation, arbitration, mediation, or litigation, our mission is to deliver successful and cost-effective outcomes to our clients.

Over our decades-long history we have become trusted advisors and advocates for real estate developers, contractors, manufacturers, creditors, advertisers, franchisors and franchisees. Based in Cincinnati, we appear regularly in state and federal courts, as well as before administrative tribunals, throughout the Midwest, and are well-respected in the local community for our professionalism and integrity.

Our litigation services include:

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

Employment Litigation

We represent employers and employees in a wide range of claims and disputes concerning employment matters in state and federal courts, before state and federal administrative agencies, and in arbitration proceedings. Our experienced employment litiga… 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

At RKPT, our personal injury lawyers assist people who have been seriously and catastrophically injured by helping them secure the financial compensation that they deserve. Our lawyers provide assistance with a wide variety of personal injury cases,… Read More

Divorce and Family Law

At RKPT we help clients navigate the often emotional legal proceedings that revolve around domestic relations matters. We have a deep understanding of how difficult and stressful these times can be and we are dedicated to lessening your burden by pro… Read More

Adoption

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

Dissolution

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

Divorce

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

For more information on our Litigation Practice, we welcome you to contact RKPT.

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