April 2, 2023
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Ohio Civil Litigation Law – FAQ

Popular Questions Regarding Civil Litigation in Ohio At Heban, Murphree & Lewandowski, LLC, we represent clients in civil litigation cases for defense and prosecution. Over the years, we have heard several questions from our clients. These are some of the most popular. What Does “Statue of […]
March 28, 2023
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Rural Land in Ohio: A Comprehensive Guide for Property Owners

Navigating Ohio’s Rural Property Laws Buying or selling property of any kind comes with a long list of considerations and requires extensive planning. In addition, the rural property presents significant differences from residential property,  from their use cases to legal nuances. So, if you’re considering entering […]
January 30, 2023
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How Does Guardianship Relate to Estate Planning Law?

Guardianship + Estate Planning Regarding estate planning in Ohio, guardianship is often required when an individual suffers from an incapacitated situation and can no longer handle their affairs or see to their children or assets. Guardianship is a probate court decision that is in effect during […]
January 19, 2023
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What is a Land Trust?

Land Trusts Explained As you consider your estate planning goals, trusts can be an important tool to protect your assets and your loved ones. A land trust is a trust that holds real estate, and it is a typical trust type that investors or high-net-worth individuals […]
January 8, 2023
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What Is Tenancy in Severalty?

Ownership in Severalty In real estate and estate planning, a property with only one owner is said to be “tenancy in severalty,” also known as “ownership in severalty.” The idea behind the term is that an owner is “severed” from other owners and holds sole ownership. […]
December 18, 2022

Umarried Couple Guide To Estate Planning

How To Plan Your Estate Estate planning is essential if you have a life partner but are not in a relationship that can be legally categorized as a marriage, civil union, or certified domestic partnership. Without some kind of estate plan in place, neither of you […]
December 16, 2022

Difference Between Will and Trust?

Trusts vs Wills Wills and living trusts are the two most frequently used documents for estate planning. When drafting your estate plan, it’s a good idea to understand some of the similarities and differences. Wills In a Nutshell A will, also called a “last will and […]
December 9, 2022
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Guide to Transfer on Death Deeds

TOD Deeds in Ohio  Many property owners would prefer to avoid the whole probate process when arranging to pass on a piece of property to another after they’ve died. One tool at their disposal is a transfer-on-death (TOD) deed. These deeds frequently grant real estate ownership […]
November 25, 2022
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What Are The Various Types of Wills?

Types of Legal Wills Wills are essential for estate planning. They allow you to determine where your property goes after your death and can provide you peace of mind during your lifetime. State laws vary, but can only be signed by an adult of sound mind, […]