A Last Will and Testament is Not a Living Will

Many people working on their estate documentation are unfamiliar with these terms. This is, of course, understandable, as such legal documents are not often discussed at length in public. The two types of Will are completely separate, and govern very different situations. Differences Between Last...

Healthcare Power of Attorney Lets You Appoint An Agent

You have no way of knowing what healthcare decisions may come your way in the next year, much less the next decade. If you suffer a stroke or another debilitating medical event that may leave you unable to speak, respond, or otherwise communicate, then you...

What We Can Learn from Prince and Aretha Franklin Regarding Wills

Q: Aside from being powerhouse musicians, singers, and piano players, what did Aretha Franklin and Prince have in common? A: Neither artist had a valid Will. A few years ago, you likely read about Prince passing away without having a valid Will in place. As...

Donnellon, Donnellon and Miller at Ribberfest 2018!

UPDATE: Here are some behind the scenes photos of the Smokin’ Irish BBQ team from the Madison Ribberfest last weekend. Terry Donnellon (head cook and fearless leader both in and out of the office) and the team worked very hard during the competition, and while...

Back To School Means Having Plans In Place

8/13/18 Every year around this time, I keep thinking of the old Staples commercial with the song “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” which has a parent dancing through the aisles of Staples getting school supplies for their kids. The parent is clearly...

Welcome Our Newest Attorney, Deepak Desai

In May 2018, Donnellon, Donnellon & Miller welcomed attorney Deepak K. Desai to the firm. Deepak joins the firm bringing years of experience in many areas of the law, including Employment Law, Municipal, Small Business, Zoning and Real Estate. Deepak is a Cincinnati native and...

Finding the Right Match for Handling Divorce Court

Use these four tips to help you find the best divorce attorney for your situation. 1. Talk with your candidates Find at least three potential attorneys. Then talk with all three. Don’t just email them; actually speak with them, either on phone or in person....

Four Costly Estate Planning Mistakes

It’s that time. You are finally thinking about moving forward to set up your estate plan. Good for you! As experienced Cincinnati Estate Planning Lawyers, we have seen a lot – the good and the bad. Here are four big mistakes some people have made...

Your Local Family Law Attorney, and What She Does

Here are the different legal elements a family law attorney may focus on. Often, these attorneys can dive deep into more than one category. From divorce and dissolution, to child custody and adoption, a family lawyer can assist with many life changes: Spousal Support Also...

Divorce is Tough, But A Great Teammate Makes Your World Better

Working with an attorney through a divorce has many benefits. During what is a very emotional time for all involved, it’s important to have an ally who can help you navigate through proceedings, meetings, letters and more – it can be quite emotional. Here are...

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