Assistance With Estate Planning
in Chillicothe, OH

At Rutherford Law Office, you will find the legal help you need. Ms. Rutherford and Mr. McHenry have combined their expertise to provide the comprehensive consultation and representation for their clients inside and outside a court of law. With years of combined experience litigating a wide variety of cases and disputes, our attorneys will help you reach a favorable settlement with confidence.
SHERRI RUTHERFORD
Ms. Rutherford is an expert in all legal matters pertaining to end-of-life planning and estate. You can rely on her vast knowledge of the law to help resolve complicated issues that can otherwise cause a lot of strain for you and your loved ones. 
Her areas of practice include:

  • Planning and Settling Affairs of Estate
  • Drafting, Interpreting, and Executing Trusts and Wills
  • Navigating the Complexities of Probate Law
  • Elder Law and Medicaid Planning
In times of transition, Sherri Rutherford will provide the expert guidance you need to settle affairs and restore your peace of mind.
Sherri Rutherford attorney

More About Sherri

Rutherford Law  Office has been locally owned and operated for two decades. Attorney Sherri Rutherford practices extensively in the area of Elder Law and Estate Planning for seniors. She believes in using a comprehensive approach for her clients to devise a complete estate plan.

Her areas of practice involve the use of Wills and Trusts, Powers of Attorney and Health Care documents, Deeds and Nursing Home/ Long Term Care planning, to insure her clients’ needs and wishes are met. She practices frequently in matters of Probate Administration, Guardianship, and Trust Administration.

Attorney Rutherford is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association committees on Elder Law and Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law. She frequently speaks about issues of Elder Law to such groups as the AARP, Teachers Retirement, Public Employees Retirement System, Senior Citizens Center, Alzheimer’s Group and Kiwanis. She was the host of the radio show “Rutherford’s Elder Law Workshop” on station WCHI. Attorney Rutherford served on the Board of Trustees for the Area Agency on Aging District 7.

Attorney Rutherford served on Ross County’s Senior Abuse Task Force and worked on the planning committee that brought a spring conference to Chillicothe. Attorney Rutherford assisted the Ross County Senior Advisory Council in obtaining a 501(c)(3), non-profit tax status. She was responsible for obtaining the same tax status for the local SALT (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together) Council.

In addition, she has served the citizens of Ross County as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney as well as Assistant Law Director for the City of Chillicothe. She is currently serving her second term as the City of Chillicothe’s Law Director. She is a former adjunct professor for Ohio University, teaching in the areas of law and police technology. 

Attorney Rutherford completed her undergraduate studies at Ohio University and Juris Doctor from Capital University. She lives with her husband, Ronnie. They raised three sons in Chillicothe and are enjoying being grandparents.  

AARON MCHENRY

Aaron is originally from Scioto County, and he moved to Chillicothe in 2004. He attended Minford High School prior to graduating from Ohio University. Aaron is a proud alumnus of the University of Akron School of Law, where he graduated with honors. 


Prior to joining the Rutherford Law Office, Aaron served as a law clerk for the Honorable Judith A. Christley and as the court administrator/magistrate for the Fourth District Court of Appeals. He has worked for the Office of the Ohio Public Defender, and currently is an assistant law director with the city of Chillicothe. 


Aaron lives in Ross County with his wife and two daughters. When not at work, Aaron is very involved with his family and the local community. He has coached his girls in soccer and softball, and now enjoys sitting of on the sideline watching them play. Aaron is also on the board of directors for the Adena Mansion and Gardens Society. 


Aaron focuses on domestic relations, family law, civil litigation and estate planning. Aaron dedicates himself to providing zealous advocacy at all stages of a case, from investigation through trial. He practices primarily in Ross County and the surrounding areas.



CHASE c. rUTHERFORD

Chase was born and raised in Chillicothe, Ohio. A graduate of Chillicothe High School Chase spent an equal amount of time in the wrestling room and the art classroom. A former sailor stationed in Port Hueneme California. He was attached to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four and promoted to Petty Officer Second Class just prior to his second deployment to Afghanistan. Returning home to Ohio Chase finished his Bachelors at Ohio University and then went on to Capital Law School.


Chase enjoys the outdoor amenities of living in Chillicothe whether running the woods or paddling down through the shoots with his American Bulldog Rico Suave. Chase can often be seen riding a skateboard to the courthouse, a board which he has dubbed the “courtroom cruiser”. Chase’s favorite spots in downtown Chillicothe are Carl’s Townhouse and Sweet William Blossom Boutique.


For experienced legal representation, call (740) 775-7434 today!
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