A Tradition of Excellence Since 1869

Family law, Business, Will and Trust Litigation, Employment, Estate Planning & Trusts, Tax and Bankruptcy attorneys serving greater Louisville Kentucky and Southern Indiana


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Louisville Family Lawyers

Louisville Divorce Lawyers

Since 1869, Dodd & Dodd Attorneys, PLLC has offered skilled legal representation to individuals, families and businesses throughout Louisville, Kentucky, and Indiana. We have continued to build our practice to support the needs of our clients. Whether you are facing a family issue such as divorce or child custody, require modifications to existing support or custody orders, face domestic violence allegations or wish to prepare a prenuptial agreement we are here to help accomplish your objectives.

We offer a longstanding tradition of service, skill and a solid reputation for results throughout our community. Contact Dodd & Dodd Attorneys, PLLC for a consultation.

Skilled Family Law Attorneys You Can Rely Upon

Louisville Divorce and Family Law LawyersFamily law is a central focus of our practice. Divorce is a challenging time for any family, and it is important to work with attorneys who will aggressively advocate your interests and are committed to protecting the best interests of your children.

The Louisville divorce and family law attorneys at Dodd & Dodd Attorneys, PLLC are committed to serving our clients and accomplishing their objectives. Our clients value our responsiveness, understanding and the ability to draw upon our decades of experience to find a solution to almost any family law challenge.

We represent people who wish to ask the Court to establish or modify existing child custody, parenting time, child support or spousal maintenance orders. The only constant in life is change, and our attorneys work to accomplish your goals so that you can move forward positively with your life.

Military divorces can be particularly challenging and it is important to work with skilled lawyers who understand the additional issues surrounding military benefits and retirement as well as the challenge of parenting within the context of military service and deployment.

Parties facing the breakdown of their marriage have many options. Mediation is a timely and cost-effective tool in many divorce proceedings. Many parties are increasingly seeking to resolve their disputes through confidential mediation. Learn more about Elizabeth Dodd’s work as a divorce and family law mediator.


Experienced Estate Planning and Trusts

All individuals, families and business professionals should have an estate plan or a business succession plan. Our seasoned estate planning attorneys work with you to establish a plan that is tailored to protect your assets, provide for your needs and smoothly transition assets to heirs and beneficiaries in a timely manner and with the absolute minimum of taxation. We help to prepare important legal documents such as medical directives, powers of attorney, family trusts, business succession planning, pour over wills, and joint tenancy deeds with the right of survivorship.
An effective estate plan should provide for the needs of a surviving spouse (if applicable) while ensuring that your wishes are carefully established and carried out upon your passing. If you wish to establish or update your family trust or estate plan or need strategic advocacy to handle a will contest, probate or trust dispute, our firm offers both personalized representation and a commitment to client service.
Dodd & Dodd Attorneys, PLLC works with business owners to create or update their “succession plan.” Effective succession planning ensures a smooth transfer of an ownership interest to designated heirs and beneficiaries while reducing associated taxes. A succession plan protects your business if you are incapacitated in an accident or unforeseen illness or pass away. Our estate planning lawyers work to develop an effective succession plan to protect the ongoing operations of your business. This allows time for ownership interests to be transferred or sold while allowing the business to continue it’s operations without interruption.

Our Services

Family Law Lawyers Louisville Kentucky

Family Law

Family law includes all aspects of divorce, adoption, domestic partnerships, domestic violence and grandparents rights.

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Our experienced divorce attorneys provide counsel and aggressive representation in Louisville area divorce matters.

Louisville Kentucky child custody & parenting time attorneys

Custody & Parenting

Our Louisville child custody and parenting time attorneys work to protect your rights as a parent and time with your children.

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Maintenance (alimony) helps to provide financial balance between the parties during and after a divorce.

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Business in Divorce

Business ownership and professional practices in divorce create complex financial and property division issues.

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Estate Planning

Our Louisville estate planning & business succession attorneys develop estate plans and trusts that help to avoid probate while reducing costs and taxation.

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Tax Law

Tax planning is important for all individuals and business owners. Tax preparation, audit defense and protection from aggressive collections.

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Business Litigation

Our experienced business & litigation attorneys resolve disputes and represent clients in settlements, mediation, arbitration and at trial.


Knowledgeable Legal Representation in Kentucky

Our law firm has provided a consistent and dependable tradition of legal service to the residents and businesses of Louisville, Kentucky and Southern Indiana for almost 150 years. The keys to our firm’s success are rooted in the local values we bring to our practice:

A tradition of personalized service: Since the founding of our firm, we have remained committed to providing our clients with personalized, responsive service and tailored legal representation designed to suit the needs of our individual clients.
Solid reputation and a record of results: Combining the skills, reputation and record of results of our attorneys, we provide service and advocacy you can trust to handle your case.

Strategic, Aggressive Advocates Focused on Your Rights

Whether you are interested in contract negotiation, civil litigation or need an experienced bankruptcy or trial attorney, we will take a creative approach to provide you with the unique solution your case demands. Our Jefferson County lawyers know that our clients come to us with different expectations and we tailor our services to meet the needs of our clients. From your initial consultation through the final resolution of your case, our attorneys will remain committed to your rights and interests. Contact the Louisville divorce and family law attorneys, estate planning, probate, tax, bankruptcy and business lawyers today.

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    12004 La Grange Road
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    How Long has Dodd & Dodd Attorneys, PLLC existed?

    Formed in 1869, Dodd & Dodd Attorneys, PLLC is one of the oldest law firms in America. We have continuously served Louisville and surrounding communities for more than 150 years.

    How do your business and tax attorneys help in a divorce case?

    Our experienced divorce and family law attorneys draw upon the experience, knowledge and legal skill of our tax and business lawyers to protect your business interests and minimize tax exposure during a divorce.

    What is Family Law?

    Family Law is focused upon any area of law affecting the family or its members including, but not limited to divorce, child custody and parenting time, paternity, pre and post nuptial agreements and domestic violence issues.

    Do grandparents have a right to enjoy visitation with their grandchild in Kentucky?

    Kentucky is focused on the best interests of the child. In the majority of cases Grandparents have the right to seek visitation before, during or after a divorce, or after the death of one of the parents.