Hamilton, Ohio

Pater, Pater & Halverson Co.

Serving residents of Hamilton, Ohio for more than 100 years.

Pater, Pater & Halverson Co.

315 S. Front St.
Hamilton, OH 45011
(513) 867-1411
Pater, Pater & Halverson Co., Wills & Probate Law, Services, Hamilton, Ohio

For over a century, the attorneys at Pater, Pater & Halverson Co. have built a reputation for honesty, integrity, and vigorous representation of their clients’ interests. This team of attorneys has over 90 years of combined experience in the legal profession, offering services in a variety of areas, ranging from criminal defense to wills to estate planning. Generations of Hamilton residents have relied upon this law firm for trustworthy legal advice.

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident caused by another’s negligent behavior, the personal injury attorneys at Pater, Pater & Halverson Co. will seek compensation for your losses. Other legal situations, such as divorce, are more personal, requiring sensitive counsel to help ensure the best outcome for you and your family. A skilled and experienced divorce attorney can help you make decisions that will potentially affect the rest of your life.

Since 1889, clients have come to expect the reliable legal services and reasonable rates of Pater, Pater & Halverson Co. Their strong reputation, expertise, and a tradition of values have earned these attorneys widespread respect throughout the community. To learn more about the law firm's legal areas of practice, visit the website, or call (513) 867-1411 to discuss your case today.

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Hamilton DUI Attorney Explains the Steps to Take Following a DUI Arrest, Hamilton, Ohio
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The attorneys at Pater, Pater & Halverson in Hamilton, OH have over 90 years of combined experience, and the firm itself has been serving the community for over 100 years. E...read more
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