Chillicothe, Ohio

Rutherford Law Office

Rutherford Law Office

95 W Main St.
Chillicothe, OH 45601
(740) 775-7434
Rutherford Law Office, Attorneys, Services, Chillicothe, Ohio

When you or a loved one is faced with an intimidating legal situation, a good attorney who fights for your rights can provide you with peace of mind and increase your chances for a favorable outcome. When residents of Chillicothe, OH, need first-rate legal services they can depend on, they turn to Rutherford Law Office. Attorney Sherri K. Rutherford has fought for the rights of those facing legal battles pertaining to domestic relations, estate planning, wills, and Medicaid.

At Rutherford Law Office, Sherri takes an honest interest in each client that seeks their services. She knows that every case is unique and will take the time necessary to listen to her clients with empathy, as well as remain upfront and honest about their situation.

If you are seeking counsel or representation for anything from to domestic relations, such as a child custody battle, visitation rights, and child support cases, to property settlements, Rutherford Law Office will protect your rights and defend you to the fullest extent of the law. When it comes to estate planning, wills, and Medicaid services, their office will work one-on-one with each client ensure the proper attention is given the drafting of a will, and that the correct steps are taken to ensure that your estate is distributed properly. 

For superior representation when dealing with family law or estate issues from an attorney that you can depend on to keep you protected, turn to Rutherford Law Office. To discuss your case with her or one of her legal assistants, call (740) 775-7434 today.

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