Do I Need a Will If I Have An Estate Plan?

You may have an estate plan in place. Your assets are designated for transfer, and your retirement accounts are all earmarked to go to different beneficiaries. But what about a Will? Do you need one? Even if you have all of these other areas of...

Before Traveling, Make Sure Your Estate Plans Are In Order

Each time we go on vacation, we are reminded that we are mere mortals. Much as we may want to avoid the realization, there a distinct possibility that we may not return from our holiday travel. Whether it is the danger of long-distance travel, or...

What Do I Need to Create a Will and Estate Plan?

You have taken the prudent step of working on your estate plans. You are protecting your children by getting your affairs in order, and are preparing for your first meeting with an estate planning attorney. Congratulations! The hardest part is over. You’ve decided to take...

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....

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