Kessler & Ballenger Co., L.P.A.

Kessler & Ballenger Co., L.P.A.

Experienced Ohio Estate Planning, Taxation and Probate Law Firm Ensures that Your Legacy is Secure

Firm Overview

Serving clients throughout Columbus, Ohio and the surrounding counties since 1981
It's never too early to plan for your future, and at the Columbus, Ohio law office of Kessler & Ballenger Co., L.P.A., we have been helping clients with their estate planning, taxation and probate matters since 1981. We have more than 60 combined years of legal experience, and both of us are Certified Specialists in Federal Tax and Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the Ohio State Bar Association. This makes us uniquely qualified to help bring a speedy, effective resolution to your problems. Securing your legacy is the most important thing you can do not only for your future, but also for your family's future. That is why it is vital to go to a law firm that has the experience and knowledge that are necessary to get things done right.

An experienced law firm with a sole focus on satisfying clients
When you come to our Columbus, Ohio law office for assistance, we will always give you the benefit of our:
-Focused practice At Kessler & Ballenger Co., L.P.A., we specialize in estate planning, taxation and probate matters throughout the state. This ensures that you are getting attention from attorneys with an intimate knowledge of, and familiarity with, your situation.
-Acclaimed legal representation Both of us are AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available, for legal abilities and adherence to ethical standards.
-Extensive experience With more than 60 combined years of experience, we have the knowledge of Ohio law that you need on your side to gain a positive resolution to your case.

Areas of practice
At Kessler & Ballenger Co., L.P.A., we handle the following types of cases:
-Estate planning You've worked hard for your family your entire life, and our estate planning services can ensure that their long-term well-being will always be looked after.
-Taxation -- Our thorough knowledge of Ohio taxation law can assist you with any tax problem you encounter in the state.
-Probate law We can help guide executors and beneficiaries through the difficult probate process, no matter how complex it may be.

Main Office

Main Office
7650 Rivers Edge Drive
Columbus OH 43235




Dedicated attorneys. Effective solutions. Proven results.

Taxpayers in Ohio are subject to a complex array of state and federal laws that can pose serious problems for their finances and for their businesses. At Kessler & Ballenger Co., L.P.A., we use our expertise to help find the solutions you need to your tax problems. From our office in Columbus, we help clients understand how to navigate through the confusing world of tax law. We also provide tax planning and litigation services. Whether you need help with tax planning, audits, liens, and levies, or even preparation of a tax return, we have the knowledge and experience to help you today.

Columbus tax law attorneys

Kessler & Ballenger Co., L.P.A. represents clients throughout Ohio in all tax-related matters, including:
-Tax planning
-Tax litigation and representation
-Tax return preparation
-Estate and gift tax returns
-Sales tax audits
-IRS-related issues
-Ohio tax issues
-Wage garnishment
-Penalty abatements
-Trust fund recovery penalties
-Estate tax audits
-Income tax audits
-Offers in compromise
-Delinquent filing issues
-Installment payment agreements
-Individual and business tax planning engagements
-Releases of levies and liens
-Tax amnesty cases

A firm commitment to our clients' success
Our attorneys have more than 60 combined years of experience handling tax issues for individuals, businesses, estates, corporations and foreign companies that are seeking to bring their business to the United States. We analyze every element of your case to help protect your assets, and we set up tax schedules and structures that comply with state and federal law. Also, we have extensive experience representing clients' interests in court and in front of tax agencies. We work tirelessly to ensure that you receive the best possible results.

Kathleen A. Ballenger

Kessler & Ballenger Co., L.P.A.

Certified Public Accountant, Ohio, 1986 (Certified Specialist in Federal Tax Law and Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, Ohio State Bar Association)


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