Welcome to Ricketts Co. LPA

Est. 2002 | Expanding Opportunities, Focused on Solutions

Phone

614-834-8251

AGRICULTURAL LAW

The lawyers at Ricketts Co., LPA have years of experience in representing Ohio’s farmers and agribusiness, and they understand the issues faced in this day and age.

GENERAL CORPORATE LAW, MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

The lawyers at Ricketts Co., LPA have represented small businesses in Central Ohio for more than 20 years. They have handled numerous business transactions, including negotiating and drafting contracts, handling the purchase and sale of businesses, secured lending transactions, business planning and formation. They currently serve and/or have provided legal services for many companies, including working with several of Central Ohio’s largest companies.

CREDITOR WORK IN BANKRUPTCY

Our attorneys have extensive experience in representing creditors in bankruptcy proceedings including Chapter 7 liquidation cases, Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings and Chapter 12 farm bankruptcies. We represent numerous secured lenders who deal with agribusiness and can handle representing claims in bankruptcy proceedings.

REPRESENTING BORROWERS AND LENDERS IN SECURED TRANSACTIONS

Our attorneys represent numerous secured lenders in all phases of the process, from negotiating and documenting the transaction, to working out creative resolutions if the borrower defaults, to litigation, if it becomes necessary. Our attorneys understand how secured lending works and can assist with the process.

REAL ESTATE AND CONSTRUCTION CLAIMS

Our attorneys advise and represent clients in various real estate transactions, including residential and commercial real estate transactions, leasing, construction and financing, as well as title insurance coverage issues. Our attorneys also have years of experience in handling constructions claims work, representing both owners and construction contractors. That includes drafting and negotiating contracts, preparing and prosecuting mechanic’s liens, and advising both owners and contractors. Although avoidance of litigation is always preferable, sometimes it cannot be avoided.

COMMERCIAL AND CORPORATE LITIGATION

Sometimes parties are unable to resolve their disputes without recourse to the courts. Our attorneys have extensive trial experience, and have tried cases before many courts in the State of Ohio. They have also argues a number of cases before various Courts of Appeals throughout Ohio, and have practiced in the Federal and bankruptcy courts.

Our Attorneys also have extensive experience with the enforcement of covenants not to compete, and with the protection of trade secrets, trademark and copyrights. They have also represented a number of construction contractors in both court-based litigation and in arbitration proceedings and have been involved in resolving numerous disputes among shareholders of closely-held shareholders. Finally, our lawyers have done commercial collections for a variety of clients and understand the ins and outs of the process of collecting money for their clients.

ESTATE PLANNING, WILLS AND TRUSTS, PROBATE AND ESTATE ADMINISTRATION

Our layers provide professional service and practical advice to clients to achieve their personal estate planning goals. We represent individuals to create wills, trusts, durable power of attorneys, healthcare power of attorneys and living wills. We also have experience handling the administration of small and large estates.

DENTAL TRANSITIONS

Our lawyers advise and represent dental professionals, including dentists, orthodontists and oral surgeons, with practice transitions and associate arrangements. We can assist with consultation, drafting and review of practice transition documents, including Letters of Intent, Asset Purchase Agreements, Buy-Ins, Bills of Sale, Non-Competition Agreements, Associate Agreements, Leases and other related documents.

SERVING THE FOLLOWING CITIES/COUNTIES IN OHIO:

Delaware County, Fairfield County, Franklin County, Licking County, Madison County, Pickaway County, Union County, Amanda, Baltimore, Bexley, Blacklick, Buckeye Lake, Canal Winchester, Carroll, Circleville, Columbus, Delaware, Dublin, Gahanna, German Village, Grandview Heights, Grove City, Groveport, Hilliard, Lancaster, Lewis Center, Lockbourne, Marble Cliff, Marysville, Milford Center, Millersport, New Albany, Newark, Obetz, Pataskala, Pickerington, Plain City, Powell, Reynoldsburg, Upper Arlington, Westerville, Whitehall, Worthington