What Is An Elder Law Attorney and What Do They Do?

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Senior citizens have different needs than younger adults. There are different types of concerns and questions that a person has as they become older — whether or not they are able to retire. An elder law attorney specializes in the needs of older adults. This...

Who Can Challenge A Will?

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Not everyone can contest a Will. If Person A owes you money, and then Person A passes away without repaying that debt, you may not be able to get any money from the estate. Unless you meet one of the criteria listed below, you will...

A Summary of Ohio Probate Laws

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Whether a decedent had a valid Will or not, the probate process happens in the state of Ohio. The process begins, as any probate lawyer in Cincinnati is well aware, when the court appoints a person who can take care of the estate and its...

A Neighborhood Cincinnati Law Firm for Everybody

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Three generations of Donnellons have been involved with the law firm of Donnellon, Donnellon & Miller. Each generation has had different areas of legal expertise, and as a result, the firm covers an impressive range of legal territory. The first Donnellon generation was represented by...

Which Assets Are Subject To Probate?

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In case the subject of probate is new to you, here is the basic framework. The court distributes some assets and property, and this process of posthumous distribution is called probate. Other assets go directly to the beneficiaries of an estate, without any involvement from...

How Do Estate Plans Change With Dementia and Alzheimer’s?

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Let’s present a hypothetical that may or may not be reality: let’s say you know you have advancing dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, and you want to change your legal plans to reflect this fact. For your own peace of mind, you want to set everything...

For The First Time in 25 years, Ohio’s Child Support Laws Have Changed

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If you know anyone paying or receiving child support, or working with a child custody lawyer, this information may be important to share: House Bill 366 took effect in March of 2019, and these are the first changes we have seen in Ohio’s child support...

How Do The Latest Tax Law Changes Affect Estate Planning?

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The federal tax laws changed in December 2017. President Trump and the Republican-led Congress raised the federal estate tax exemption dramatically. In 2001, that federal estate tax exemption had been $675,000. Now it is at $11,180,000 for individuals, or $22,360,000 for married couples. (These exemption...

Work With An Estate Planning Attorney In Order To Avoid Mistakes

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Estate planning is such an utterly crucial part of getting older. If you try to sail those seas on your own, though, the waters can be fraught with peril. A top rated estate planning attorney can keep from making some of these mistakes. Here are...

How An Estate Planning Lawyer Can Help You

Many people do not realize they need to take specific steps to transfer their assets after their death. People often believe that a simple will can do the job. However, wills are just legal documents that express the maker’s wishes about who inherits their assets....

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