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Caring Legal Representation Backed By More Than 80 Years Of Combined Experience

At Ruppert & Schaefer, P.C., we understand the stress and difficulties people face when divorce, child custody and other family law matters arise. People deserve highly effective legal representation that protects their rights, but they also deserve to work with an attorney who cares about what they are going through, who has compassion for the changes they have to deal with, and who is dedicated to helping them face the future with the information they need.

Our firm was established more than 25 years ago and remains committed to helping our clients in family law matters with dedication and integrity. Take a moment to review testimonials from some of our past clients.

Certified Family Law Specialists

Attorneys Michael G. Ruppert, Paula J. Schaefer and Lainie A. Hurwitz have decades of family law experience, and four of our lawyers are Certified Family Law Specialists by the Family Law Certification Board. This is a distinction awarded to only a small percentage of the most well-qualified family law attorneys. Get to know our attorneys by viewing their videos.

Michael G. Ruppert


Paula J. Schaefer


Lainie A. Hurwitz


Lauren E. Harpold


Carey J. Haley

Experience Matters When So Much Is At Stake

We have over 100 years of combined experience in family law, divorce and related matters. Those decades of experience have taught us how to achieve our clients’ goals in even the most challenging of situations. We know that when family and children are involved, failure is not an option. People need to know that they can trust their family law attorney to fight for their rights and protect their best interests at every stage of the legal process.

Our experience has also been recognized in several of our attorneys being chosen for inclusion as Super Lawyers year after year. We take the knowledge we have acquired over the years and use it to create highly effective strategies that can help you through what may be the most difficult time in your life. We will be with you from start to finish.

Our offices are conveniently located on East 96th Street just west of North Keystone Avenue and near the junction of I-465 and Keystone. Free parking is available.

For a consultation with Ruppert & Schaefer, P.C., call 317-660-8150 or contact us online.