October 24, 2022

What Assets Are Subject to Probate in Ohio?

Ohio Probate Law Explained The legal procedure following an individual’s death in Ohio is called “probate.” This is the case regardless of whether or not the deceased prepared a valid will. If a deceased (or ‘decedent’) left a will, then the estate is divided following the […]
October 5, 2022
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What Should Be In A Death Folder?

“When I Die Folder” 101 One’s own passing isn’t a subject many feel comfortable contemplating and planning for. On the other hand, planning can greatly assist your loved ones should you pass—especially if you pass suddenly and unexpectedly. Furthermore, thoughtful planning will ensure your survivors won’t […]
October 2, 2022
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Financial Planning vs. Estate Planning: What’s the Difference?

How To Plan Effectively Financially speaking, it’s always important to plan for the future. Life can be unpredictable, after all, and it’s important to think ahead in order to not only preserve and grow one’s wealth but also to plan for how it will be dispersed […]
September 9, 2022

What Is A Qualified Income Trust?

Qualified Income Trusts Explained As a resident of Ohio, you may have heard of a qualified income trust, also known as a Miller Trust. This category of trust is often used by those who wish to qualify for Medicaid coverage of nursing home expenses. To qualify […]
September 1, 2022
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Ohio Power of Attorney Laws

Ohio Law Facts: Financial Powers of Attorney “Power of attorney” is one of those terms everyone has heard of, but few understand the powers of. A power of attorney (POA) document allows a specifically named and trusted individual to handle certain matters for you, including depositing […]
August 11, 2022
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Estate Planning Tips for Small Business Owners

How Small Business Owners Plan Their Estate For small business owners, planning for the succession of their business needs to be part of an overall estate plan. You have poured a lot of time and effort into growing your business, and you have the responsibility to […]
July 6, 2022
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What Is The Best Power Of Attorney To Have?

Types of POAs A power of attorney (POA) is a powerful legal document granting tremendous authority to another person to access your bank and other financial accounts and make decisions for you. In estate planning, power of attorney is a crucial document to consider. Using power […]
June 30, 2022
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Ohio Probate Law Facts

Ohio Probate Overview Probate is one of those things that most people don’t think about until they have to. Usually, it’s because someone has passed, and their survivors must now deal with the deceased’s estate. Other times, it’s because someone has to plan their estate. In […]
June 24, 2022
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How To Estate Plan For Someone Receiving Hospice Care

Estate Planning & Hospice Have you recently been grappling with creating an estate plan for a loved one in hospice care? If so, you’re not alone. Many people find themselves in this situation, and it can be challenging to know what to do, especially if it’s […]