Estate Planning

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]