Understanding The Advantages Of A Living Trust

A living trust is an estate planning tool that allows the grantor, or the maker of the trust, to authorize a trustee to administer the estate’s assets without going through the costly and time consuming probate process. A trust preserves the privacy of the trust;...

Understanding The Role Of Probate Lawyers Any Why They’re Needed

A probate lawyer navigates the probate legal process for the administration of wills or to have an administrator of the estate approved when a will has not been prepared. Probate takes place upon the death of a person who leaves assets. Ohio has a small...

Putting A Plan In Place Can Make Your Estate Safe. Here’s Why.

While there are online tools that can give you ideas for drafting your own estate plans, we recommend you work with a professional. And, before you say, “of course you recommend that, because you ARE an estate planning professional” — which is true — here...

Asset Protection Law Is A Growing Field. How Does It Help You?

Why would you, or anyone else, pay for the services of an asset protection lawyer? The main step this lawyer can help you with is in the drafting of an asset protection plan. This plan is a strategic document that will help you protect yourself,...

Ohio Residents Do Not Have To Pay Estate Taxes, but……

Estate taxes and inheritance taxes are always a concern for people who have assets they want to leave to family members or other persons. These taxes are also a concern for beneficiaries of estates. Ohio estate taxes and inheritance taxes were eliminated in 2013.  when...

Three Smart Questions Regarding Your Last Will and Testament

Before you hire a lawyer for wills and trusts, there are a few ways that you can save time and money. You can ask yourself — and answer — some questions that will certainly come up during the preparation process for your will and trust...

If You Run Your Own Business, How Does Marriage Affect Your Company?

When you are married, starting your own business is complicated. Your marriage creates a partnership with your spouse regarding all of your business ventures — a 50-50 partnership — which remains in effect until death or divorce. You should consult a local family law attorney...

Complete Your Will, Discuss Estate Planning – 3rd Annual “Will Day” Event

3rd Annual “Will Day” Event In Montgomery Ohio Is 4/25/19 Meghan Donnellon Hyden will once again be holding a Will Day on Thursday April 25, 2019. This is our 3rd Annual Will Day and this is the perfect time to update or implement your estate...

How Do I Work With An Estate Planning Lawyer?

Embarking on an estate plan can be daunting. But it doesn’t need to be. An estate planning lawyer has, hopefully, seen cases similar to yours, and has worked on estate plans comparable to the one you are proposing to build. It is wise to ask...

What Can A Tax Attorney Do To Help You?

Tax time is a busy time – and not just for accountant. Here are some of the primary reasons you may want to meet with an experienced tax attorney in the Cincinnati area this tax season: You have a hearing in U.S. Tax Court In...

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