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December 3, 2021
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Benefits of Trusts for Young Children

Importance of a Trust A trust is a helpful financial tool to allow you to protect your income and wealth to pass it on to your children safely. Yet if your children are young, you may not want to have your assets go straight to them […]
November 28, 2021
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Pros and Cons to Putting a House in a Trust

Advantages & Disadvantages of a Trust Is putting your house into a trust a good idea? At Heban, Murphree, and Lewandowski, we get asked this question often. The answer is that several factors influence the approach to estate planning for every individual. So if you’re trying […]
November 16, 2021

How To Setup a Trust Fund

How To Start A Trust There can be several reasons why you might want to set up a trust fund. You may do so to create a way to fund an individual, organization, or cause that gives you more control and privacy in how the money […]
November 1, 2021
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A Guide To Real Estate Disputes

Legal Guide To Property Disputes Property disputes are never fun. Often the best way to deal with them is to keep them from happening in the first place. That’s easier said than done, of course. We can’t always account for a disgruntled neighbor who thinks they […]
October 28, 2021
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Who Inherits Property If There Is No Will?

Inheritance Laws in Ohio There can be many reasons why someone might not leave a will. Some think their estate is too small to warrant it. Others believe that the line of inheritance is clear and that a will isn’t necessary. And some people either don’t […]
October 19, 2021
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How to Get Power of Attorney in Ohio

Getting POA in Ohio If you are looking to establish a power of attorney in Ohio, understanding the legal requirements is the first step. A power of attorney, or POA, gives a person the right to represent another person in their financial or medical concerns. The […]
September 30, 2021
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What Is Probate Litigation?

Probate Litigation Explained If you are a beneficiary, executor, or interested party preparing for probate litigation, you may feel a bit overwhelmed. The passing of a loved one or friend is an emotional time compounded by the stress of their affairs, bank accounts, property, possessions, and […]
September 27, 2021
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How Do I Locate Wills in Ohio?

Find Someone’s Will A person’s passing can end up being a complicated thing. A will can make things easier for survivors in that it describes how the deceased wishes their assets to be distributed at the time of death. To settle an estate in Ohio, filing […]
September 15, 2021
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Sibling Abusing POA… What To Do

Tips for Stopping POA Abuse Power of attorney documentation can help elderly adults give the power to care for their medical and financial needs to another trusted individual. Should their health decline to the point that they cannot make those decisions for themselves, the agent named […]