Family Law

Family Law

Family Law in Cincinnati, OH: Expert Legal Guidance

Welcome to Keller, Barrett, & Higgins, where we understand the profound impact that family law matters can have on your life. With decades of combined experience, our team of attorneys is dedicated to providing compassionate and effective legal representation to individuals facing divorce, dissolution, custody, and support issues in Cincinnati, Ohio, and surrounding areas. Led by Tina J. Barrett, our firm is committed to guiding you through these challenging times with integrity, expertise, and personalized attention.

Why Choose Keller, Barrett, & Higgins?

Founded in 2007 by Tina Barrett and Ellen Keller, both graduates of the University of Cincinnati's College of Law, our firm has deep roots in the local community. We are proud to have Whitney Ellison join us in 2021, enhancing our capabilities in probate processes and strengthening our commitment to serving the diverse needs of our clients.

At Keller, Barrett, & Higgins, we understand that family law matters are deeply personal and often emotionally charged. That's why we believe it's crucial to choose a legal team that not only possesses the necessary expertise but also demonstrates a genuine commitment to your well-being and the well-being of your family. Here are some compelling reasons why our firm is the right choice for all your family law needs:

  1. Comprehensive Experience: With decades of combined experience, our attorneys have successfully handled a diverse range of family law cases, from straightforward divorces to complex custody disputes. We have the knowledge and skill to navigate even the most challenging legal scenarios effectively.
  2. Tailored Solutions: We recognize that every family is unique, and there is no one-size-fits-all approach to resolving family law matters. That's why we take the time to understand your individual circumstances, priorities, and goals, allowing us to develop customized legal strategies that address your specific needs.
  3. Compassionate Advocacy: Dealing with family law issues can be overwhelming, but you don't have to face them alone. Our attorneys are compassionate advocates who prioritize your emotional well-being as much as your legal rights. We provide empathetic support and guidance at every stage of the process, empowering you to make informed decisions with confidence.
  4. Responsive Communication: We believe in open and transparent communication with our clients. From your initial consultation to the resolution of your case, we keep you informed and involved every step of the way. You can trust that your questions will be answered promptly, and your concerns will be addressed with care and respect.
  5. Focus on Collaboration: While we are prepared to assertively litigate on your behalf if necessary, we also recognize the value of collaboration and negotiation in family law matters. Whenever possible, we seek amicable resolutions that minimize conflict and promote positive outcomes for all parties involved.
  6. Trusted Reputation: Our firm has earned a reputation for excellence in the legal community and among our clients. We are proud of our track record of success and the testimonials from satisfied clients who have benefited from our dedicated representation.
  7. Holistic Approach: Family law matters often intersect with other areas of law, such as estate planning, real estate, and business law. With our comprehensive legal knowledge and network of trusted professionals, we offer holistic solutions that address all aspects of your legal needs, ensuring comprehensive protection for you and your family.

When you choose Keller, Barrett, & Higgins for your family law matters, you can have confidence knowing that you have a dedicated team of advocates fighting tirelessly on your behalf. Contact us today at (513)351-6058 to learn more about how we can help you navigate the complexities of family law with skill, compassion, and integrity.

Services We Offer

At Keller, Barrett, & Higgins, we are experienced in a wide range of family law matters, including:

  1. Divorce and Dissolution: Navigating the complexities of divorce or dissolution requires careful attention to detail and a thorough understanding of Ohio's family law statutes. Whether your situation calls for amicable negotiation or aggressive advocacy in court, we are here to protect your rights and interests every step of the way.
  2. Legal Separation: For couples seeking to live apart while remaining legally married, a legal separation offers a viable alternative to divorce. We can help you understand the legal implications of this decision and guide you through the process with sensitivity and professionalism.
  3. Collaborative Law: In cases where both parties are committed to resolving disputes outside of court, collaborative law offers a cooperative and solution-oriented approach. Our attorneys are trained in collaborative techniques and can facilitate productive discussions to reach mutually beneficial agreements.
  4. Asset and Debt Division: Dividing marital assets and debts can be one of the most contentious aspects of divorce. With our expertise in property valuation, negotiation, and equitable distribution principles, we strive to achieve fair and equitable outcomes for our clients.
  5. Spousal Support: Whether you are seeking support or facing a request for spousal support, we can help you navigate the complex factors involved in determining alimony, including financial need, earning capacity, and duration of the marriage.
  6. Child Custody and Shared Parenting: Protecting the best interests of your children is our top priority. We work tirelessly to craft custody arrangements that promote stability, security, and healthy parent-child relationships.
  7. Child Support: Ensuring that your children receive the financial support they need to thrive is essential. We can assist you in calculating child support obligations, enforcing court orders, and modifying support arrangements as circumstances change.

Your Trusted Legal Advocate

Tina J. Barrett brings a wealth of experience and a compassionate approach to her practice, focusing exclusively on divorce, custody, and related matters in Cincinnati, Ohio. With a commitment to achieving long-term solutions that benefit you and your children, Tina provides personalized guidance and unwavering support from start to finish.

Contact Us Today

If you are facing family law issues in Cincinnati, Ohio, don't navigate this challenging terrain alone. Contact Tina Barrett at Keller, Barrett, & Higgins to schedule a confidential consultation and take the first step toward a brighter future for you and your family.

Overview of the Legal Process

Navigating the legal process can be daunting, especially for clients facing family law matters for the first time. At Keller, Barrett & Higgins, we believe in empowering our clients with a clear understanding of what to expect throughout their legal journey. From the initial consultation to the resolution of their case, we provide detailed guidance on timelines, key milestones, and potential challenges they may encounter along the way. By setting realistic expectations and demystifying the legal process, we aim to alleviate anxiety and empower our clients to make informed decisions about their future.

Information on Alternative Dispute Resolution

In addition to traditional litigation, many clients may be interested in exploring alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation or collaborative law. These approaches offer a more collaborative and cooperative approach to resolving legal issues, emphasizing communication and compromise over contentious courtroom battles. Attorney Tina Barrett also focuses on Mediation. Mediation allows parties to work with a neutral mediator to negotiate a mutually acceptable resolution, while collaborative law involves a team-based approach with attorneys, financial experts, and mental health professionals working together to find creative solutions. By providing information on these alternative dispute resolution options and their potential benefits, we help our clients consider all available avenues for resolving their legal issues and choose the approach that best aligns with their goals and values.

Potential Resources

As part of our commitment to holistic client care, we offer a variety of resources to support our clients throughout the legal process. These resources may include informational articles, books, online guides, and referrals to support services such as counseling, financial planning, or parenting classes. We also provide access to interactive tools or checklists that help clients assess their situation, gather necessary documents, and prepare for meetings or court appearances. By equipping our clients with the knowledge, tools, and support they need, we strive to ensure that they feel empowered and supported every step of the way.

Ready to Take the Next Step?

Contact our experienced family law attorneys today to schedule a consultation and take the first step toward resolving your legal issues with confidence and clarity. Whether you're navigating a divorce, custody dispute, or other family law matter, we're here to provide the guidance and support you need to achieve a positive outcome.