Estate Planning

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 […]
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 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 […]
June 28, 2021
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What Happens to Property if There is No Will?

Who Gets The House If There Is No Will? Making a will is one of those tasks most people know they should be doing, but many forget to actually do. So what happens if you die without a will and own property? In Ohio, estates are […]
February 18, 2021
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When Would I Need A Property Tax Dispute Lawyer?

When To Use A Property Tax Attorney Are you looking for a way to reduce your property taxes in Ohio? Do you believe that your property is worth less than the assessment completed by your county? You have options available to you to appeal an auditor’s […]
February 5, 2021
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Everything You Need To Know About A “No-Contest Clause”

Defining a “No-Contest Clause” Making plans for your estate can be a complicated, stressful process at times. As difficult as it is to face and make genuine decisions about what will happen to your assets after you’ve gone, there is the added stress of the sometimes-complicated […]
January 15, 2021
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What Are The Duties of a Will Executor?

Duties of a Will Executor? If you are an executor, you have a vital role. When the testator (the owner of the will) passes, the executor is tasked with accounting for and locating all assets, paying off creditors, and dividing the estate to the beneficiaries named […]
December 14, 2020
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Tax Considerations In Will and Trust Litigation Cases

Don’t Forget About Taxes Dealing with a loved one’s passing is difficult enough. When an inheritance or will end up in litigation, it only adds to stress and emotion. That there are tax considerations to be made when litigating disputes for either, it can be further […]
November 30, 2020
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Why Life Insurance Claims Are Denied

Was Your Life Insurance Claim Denied? Life insurance is an invaluable protection to families after an unexpected loss. Yet often, beneficiaries file for life insurance payment, only to find that the company denies their claim. This can leave financial challenges in a time when the family […]