How Specific Does My Will Need To Be?

When working on your Will, you definitely want to meet with an  estate planning attorney. In the meantime, however, here are some pointers on estate planning for your family.   You can make a letter of instruction  A letter of instruction can be much less formal in its...

How Can I Settle Tax Debt?

Every tax attorney has his or her own strategies for dealing with tax debt, but there are some tried and true methods for working with the IRS. The taxman is tenacious, so never think that ignoring your tax debt will make it fade away.  Options For Settling Tax...

How Long Does It Take To Settle An Estate?

When a probate attorney is working on an estate, the actual probate process usually happens in less than a year. There are often situations, however, when it can take longer. If the estate has complications and potential areas of disagreement, or if the executor drags the...

In A Divorce, Can I Move Away?

As your local Cincinnati divorce lawyers, it is our duty to help keep you informed about your rights and responsibilities after a divorce. One area that comes up often is the subject of relocation.  Moving away may make sense after a divorce, or even as a divorce is...

Meghan Donnellon Hyden Appointed to Board of Directors of Chamber of Commerce

The Montgomery Ohio Chamber of Commerce had their annual dinner at the Montgomery Inn on 11/9/17 and our very own Meghan Donnellon Hyden was on the slate of Directors to be approved for the upcoming year. Needless to say, all were unanimously approved! Meghan and...

What Do I Need To Know About Custody?

Before you meet with your family law attorney, you may want to familiarize yourself with some of the terminology surrounding legal custody. There are many things to consider when embarking on the process of establishing and delineating custody.  Understanding Child Custody “Sole custody” gives one parent decision making authority, as well...

How Long Does A Divorce Take?

When meeting with a divorce attorney, it may help you to keep in mind that divorce is a process, not an immediate action. And while you might think it would feel good to have the finalization come right away, the courts have certain reasons for prolonging the...

Do Couples Disagree About Estate Planning? 

Every Cincinnati estate planning lawyer has certain concerns they take into account when working with a couple on their estate plan.  Building and writing a Will can be an emotional process, and making sure loved ones and dependents are cared for carries with it an unusual set of...

What Exactly Is Probate?

When I meet a new person, our initial conversation often follows these lines: “What do you do for a living?” “I’m a Cincinnati probate attorney.” “Oh! Great. What is probate?” Many people are unfamiliar with probate, and for understandable reasons. If you have never been...

Four Surprising Facts About Divorce

Here are four stats about divorce that may not be widely known: 1. Expensive weddings more often lead to divorce A pair of researchers at Sacramento State, Andrew Francis-Tan and Hugo Mialon, conducted a study in which they viewed the association between wedding spending and marriage...

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