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Do I Need an Irrevocable Trust?

A trust is a legal agreement that involves three people: the trust-maker, the trustee, and the beneficiaries. There are many types of trust agreement which vary depending on whether the trust-maker can change the terms of the trust, and whether the t… Read More
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Planning for the Inevitable: Requirements for Disposing of a Body After Death

Burial? Cremation? An organic pod? It’s a subject no one wants to think about, but disposing of a body after death is an important topic, nonetheless. What should we do with our body after we die? And what’s the least expensive, legal way to disp… Read More
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What is a Trust and Do I Need One?

What is a trust? A trust is a legal arrangement that involves three people: the trust-maker, the trustee, and the beneficiaries. The trust-maker, often known as the grantor or settlor, creates the trust agreement. The trustee holds and controls the a… Read More
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Rights of a Spouse Disinherited in a Will

The death of a spouse can be a traumatic event. The situation is made worse if you discover that your husband or wife did not leave anything to you in his or her Last Will and Testament. In the realm of estate planning and probate law, when the decea… Read More
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How Are Estate Assets Distributed If a Parent Remarried?

If your parents divorced and one or both of them remarried, you may be wondering how their estate will be divided upon death. This is especially true if your relationship with your step-parent is less than ideal. When parents go through a divorce, fe… Read More
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Misuse and Abuse of a Power of Attorney

A Power of Attorney is a powerful legal document that allows one person, the agent, to act on behalf of another person, the principal. The agent is required by law to follow the directions of the principal, act in good faith and with due diligence, a… Read More
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Protecting Assets from Addicts

Do you have a family member who is struggling with addiction? Protecting Assets becomes a priority during these difficult times Read More
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Ask the Attorney on WSYX Wednesday

During the two hour period, you can ask the attorney who answers any legal question at no cost, and even receive referrals to other resources in the community. Read More
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Drug Testing: The Eyes Have It

Here's how the pupillometer works for drug testing. First, a baseline reading is done while a person is sober. This is stored for later comparison for when they are suspected of substance abuse. Read More
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Ohio OVI: Police are Drug Experts

With a new Ohio OVI supreme court ruling in effect, the police get more power. The testimony of one officer is now enough evidence in an Ohio OVI case to reach a guilty verdict. Read More
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A trust is a legal agreement that involves three people: the trust-maker, the trustee, and the beneficiaries. There are many types of trust agreement which vary depending on whether the trust-maker can change the terms of the trust, and whether the t… Read More
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Burial? Cremation? An organic pod? It’s a subject no one wants to think about, but disposing of a body after death is an important topic, nonetheless. What should we do with our body after we die? And what’s the least expensive, legal way to disp… Read More