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About me

I am a life-long resident of Butler County, Ohio.  I graduated from Middletown High School (Class of 1980) and Miami University (Class of 1984).


After my graduation from the University of Kentucky College of Law in December 1987, I returned to my hometown.


I have practiced law in Trenton, Ohio, since being sworn in as an attorney in May 1988.


I was employed as a part-time Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Butler County from 1990 to 1997, allthewhile continuing with my private practice in Trenton.


I am a member of the Butler County Bar Association and have served on the board as the President in years past.  I am also a member of the Ohio State Bar Association.







Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 45%
    27 years
  2. Estate Planning: 19%
    27 years
  3. Child Custody: 18%
    27 years
  4. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 10%
    27 years
  5. Personal Injury: 8%
    27 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Renee Louise Crist

    Beth and I have had several cases together that involved child support, custody, and division of assets and debts. In every case Beth is well prepared, professional, and zealously advocates for her clients. Beth is always a pleasure to work with on a case.


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Contact info

Hedges & Yauch, L.L.C.

240 East State Street
Trenton, OH, 45067


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Jaycee Family of the YearMiddletown Jaycees1994
Key Man AwardMiddletown Jaycees1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner/AttorneyHedges & Yauch, L.L.C.1988 - Present
Assistant ProsecutorButler County Prosecutor's Office1990 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Mid Miami Valley Bar AssociationPresident2015 - 2016
Butler County Bar AssociationPresident2006 - 2007
Family Law Committee, Butler County Bar AssociationN/A1995 - Present
Middletown JayceesBoard of Directors1989 - 1993
Butler County Bar AssociationN/A1988 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationN/A1988 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Racheal Downard, Administratrix of the Estate of Scott D. Johnson v. Rumpke of Ohio, Inc.Affirmed in part and reversed in part
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Kentucky College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Miami University of OhioHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Planning Your College SearchParental Rights in College2014
Guest SpeakerNegotiations During Litigation2014