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Ohio’s Oldest Legal Professional Association

Strip, Hoppers, Leithart, McGrath & Terlecky Co., LPA has experience helping individuals and businesses sort through the complexities of the legal system and achieve their goals. Whether the problem involves litigation, estate and business planning, or a domestic issue, we have the knowledge, experience and dedication you expect from a law firm. Our attorneys and staff are also experienced in bankruptcy and probate procedures.

Founded in 1960 as Harris, Lias & Strip, the firm is committed to providing clients with dependable, legal advice in all business, financial and personal legal related matters. Our goal is to make certain our clients receive quality advice, value for the dollar and the peace of mind that comes from knowing that caring, experienced professionals are working for you.

Business advice and counseling have been part of our practice since the beginning. If problems involve potential insolvency, we are well equipped to advise on possible alternatives to bankruptcy and have been involved in many reorganizations and restructuring plans. Two of our attorneys have substantial experience in the area of Federal Bankruptcy if that is the answer to the problem. Several of our attorneys have more than 40 years of experience in counseling clients in business, real estate and estate planning matters.

Our attorneys are well-equipped to handle those matters presented to them, but even more important, our firm is capable of handling a large variety of cases. The expertise of any one attorney is bolstered by the eleven others and a wonderful support staff.

With conveniently located offices in both German Village and Dublin, the Firm is able to better serve its central Ohio clients.

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Paul W. Leithart Speaks at Seminar on Landlord-Tenant Law

  • October 30th, 2014

On October 2, 2014, Attorney Paul Leithart spoke at a seminar concerning Landlord-Tenant Law that was sponsored by Lorman Education Services.  The seminar was held at the Fairfield Inn and Suites, Polaris. Attorney Leithart’s topics included security deposits and rent escrow as they relate to residential leases under Ohio Revised Code chapter 5321.

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Whether it is an amicable dissolution or a contested divorce matter, our domestic attorneys have the know-how and skill needed to be successful in court. With a Ohio State Bar Association Board Certified Family Law Specialist, and thousands of hours of experience between all of our attorneys, Strip, Hoppers, Leithart, McGrath & Terlecky Co., LPA is the right firm to help you through these trying times.

A probate court (also called a surrogate court) is a specialized court that deals with matters of probate and the administration of estates. Probate courts administer proper distribution of the assets of a decedent (one who has died), adjudicates the validity of wills, enforces the provisions of a valid will (by issuing the grant of probate), prevents malfeasance by executors and administrators of estates, and provides for the equitable distribution of the assets of persons who die intestate (without a valid will), such as by granting a grant of administration giving judicial approval to the personal representative to administer matters of the estate.

Legal malpractice actions not only require competence in malpractice law, but also in the area of law relevant to the underlying case in which the alleged malpractice occurred. With our diverse practice area and experience handling complex legal malpractice actions, our firm is uniquely qualified to handle both the prosecution and defense of malpractice lawsuits.