January 21, 2020

If you have a disabled child who now or in the future will receive governmental benefits such as SSDI or Medicaid, any inheritance could jeopardize these future benefits.

A carefully drafted Wholly Discretionary Trust for the benefit of the disabled individual...

March 15, 2019

The Ohio Legislature has codified many laws when it comes to a surviving spouse's rights in the probate court. These laws are intended to do a number of things, but mainly it is to protect a spouse if he/she is disinherited.

December 13, 2018

The process of minor guardianship can be confusing and expensive. Here's a brief overview on why to plan carefully to avoid the process.

February 26, 2018

So you've recently been named an executor of a decedent's estate, or maybe the decedent did not leave a will, what do you do first? You may be thinking of hiring an attorney and generally that's a great first step. But for those on the fence, how do you know if you act...

August 3, 2017

A common misconception I often hear is that an individual having signed a last will and testament will avoid probate in its entirety. A will is simply a vehicle that sets forth directions as to the distribution of the decedent's property upon death. Just because a will...

May 4, 2017

An advance directive is a document by which a person makes provision for health care decisions in the event that, in the future, he/she becomes unable to make those decisions. These documents are an integral part of every estate plan. There are two main advance directi...

April 3, 2017

As parents of young children it is often easy to overlook the importance of planning for your child's future in the event of your death. It doesn't have to be complicated and we can help you ensure your child's future is exactly the way you intend. Call us...

March 10, 2017

In a day and age where a blended family is not far from the norm, it is common for some children to grow up only knowing a step-father or step-mother as the only father or mother in their life. Accordingly, step-parent adoptions are on the rise. While it is a serious a...

December 20, 2016

At one time or another, income property owners will likely have to deal with the unfortunate experience of evicting tenants. While it is tough to get a figure on the how often evictions are necessary, some figures estimate that as many as 2.7 million Americans faced ev...

December 15, 2016

Some recent surveys indicate 64% of Americans don't have a will. What's more troubling is 27% of those same respondents stated there was no sense of urgency in getting their estate planned and 15% said they didn't need one at all. While every estate is different, here...

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