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May 20, 2022
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Timeline For Notifying Beneficiaries Of A Death

Notifying Beneficiaries When someone dies, assets are distributed to beneficiaries named in a will or trust. The probate court oversees this process, validates the will or trust, then directs executors and trustees to gather and distribute assets laid out in the will or trust. Finally, the […]
April 22, 2022
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What To Do When A Family Member Dies

Settling Estate After Death When someone passes—whether a loved one or close friend—settling the estate can be an involved and often-confusing process. But, unfortunately, it’s a task that needs to be done. Assets need to be distributed. Debts need to be settled. Taxes need to be […]
April 19, 2022
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How To Protect Children’s Inheritance From Divorce

Protecting Inheritances Divorce is never an easy topic. It can get even more complicated when it becomes part of estate planning. And if that wasn’t already challenging enough, the presence of children can complicate matters further. Even if offspring are adults when the divorce occurs, there […]
April 9, 2022
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Everything You Need To Know About Eminent Domain in Ohio

Ohio Eminent Domain FAQ Discovering your property might be appropriated under the auspices of “eminent domain” can be alarming. Because the government is involved, you may wonder under what right they exercise this authority and what rights you have as the property owner. You probably have […]
March 30, 2022
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Spouse Dying? How To Get Your Affairs In Order

Getting Affairs in Order Planning for the death of a husband or wife is probably one of the most challenging tasks any spouse could experience, especially if it’s due to a sudden and severe illness or condition. There are all sorts of questions that need to […]
March 12, 2022

Misusing POA Privilege’s

Power of Attorney Abuse Guide When someone has power of attorney to handle another person’s financial or healthcare matters, they should act in that person’s best interests. But, sadly, sometimes people will choose to manipulate the other person or use their assets for their personal gain. […]
March 5, 2022
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Advance Directives Explained

What Is An Advanced Directive? Death can be a sensitive and somber topic for many individuals. It can be challenging to sit down and focus on the decisions you want to implement once you have passed away. While challenging, these conversations are essential, especially if you […]
February 25, 2022
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How To Start Managing An Aging Parents Finances

Managing Elderly Parents Finances There’s an old joke that goes something like, “If I had known parents were going to be such trouble, I’d never have gotten any in the first place.” It’s unfortunate that, in many cases, as our parents age, they face more challenges […]
February 7, 2022
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How to Contest an Executor of a Will

Contesting A Will Executor After a loved one passes on, the executor of their estate is arguably the most critical person outside the court when it comes to settling the deceased’s finances and assets. They are responsible for ensuring beneficiaries receive their inheritances, verifying and paying […]