“My first obligation to my clients is to reach a fair settlement outside of court. In this way, my client and I control the outcome and reach an agreement most suitable to their wants and needs. With that said, I am always ready for a trial and live for the thrill of the courtroom.”
Gerald “Jay” Babbitt, the managing partner at Babbitt & Dahlberg, has spent the past 30 years as a Columbus divorce attorney, earning the respect and trust of his clients along with the central Ohio legal community. Known for his no-nonsense negotiating skills, anyone across the table from Jay knows he has zero tolerance for dishonesty.
As a certified OSBA Family Relations Law Specialist, he has a notable track record for securing favorable judgments for his clients both inside and outside the courtroom. Jay’s expertise encompass high income, complex property division, prenuptial agreements, spousal support, child support and child custody cases.
While a divorce lawyer by trade, Jay loves marriage and has been married to his wife, Jamie, for 30 years. Together they have four children and four very active grandchildren, all of whom live close to their home in Upper Arlington. Avid dog lovers, Jay and Jamie have two West Highland Terriers and are usually hosting at least two grand-dogs.