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How to Manage Digital Photos as Part of Your Estate Plan

We live in the digital age, where sharing digital photos on Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat is commonplace. We store photos on our phones, computers, in the cloud, and in texts. Since the dawn of the new millennium, we have created massive amounts… Read More
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Reverse Mortgage and Probate in Ohio

Reverse mortgages are becoming increasingly popular for older Ohioans, who may use a reverse mortgage to supplement Social Security Income, meet unexpected expenses, make home improvements, or simply provide greater financial security and a better qu… Read More
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Can I Put My Social Media Accounts in a Will?​

We live in an increasingly digital age, where we share more and more of our lives online through social media networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other platforms. As a result of the increasing size of our digital footprint, it’s importan… Read More
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​Can You Exclude a Spouse from Your Will in Ohio?

“Family” is more complicated today than it was a generation or two ago. Whether it’s a same-sex couple who adopted, an unwed couple raising children, estranged parents who stay together to raise their kids, or married couples who have separated… Read More
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Bitcoin Security: How to Protect Your Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrency

As Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies become more popular investment tools, people are increasingly becoming victims of theft as thieves try to hack your accounts and steal your digital assets. If you’ve invested in cryptocurrency, it’s critical… Read More
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​Should You Pay the Mortgage If Someone Dies?

The loss of a parent or spouse is one of the most stressful events many of us will face during our lifetimes. In addition to the tremendous emotional burden, the loss of a parent or spouse is often accompanied by complicated legal and financial issue… Read More
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How to Remove a Guardian in Ohio

A Guardianship may be necessary if a person cannot manage their day-to-day life or their personal affairs. A Guardianship is also used for people who are under the age of 18, or when people are incapacitated and unable to make decisions about their… Read More
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Ohio Special Needs Trusts

If you have a child with special needs or a family member who receives government assistance, like Medicaid or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you may be able to offer them financial security without jeopardizing their eligibility for these impor… Read More
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Your Digital Assets: Where to Store Passwords for After Death

It’s becoming a more common question: where to store passwords for after death? We’ve all heard stories about people dying suddenly and their family or friends, or even their estate administrator or attorney, are unable to access online bank… Read More
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Estate Planning with Bitcoin and Other Digital Assets

Bitcoin. Ethereum. Litecoin. Dogecoin. Bytecoin. Altcoins. Asset-tokens. These are all digital assets, also known as cryptocurrency, and they’re a developing medium for exchanging value. As an Ohio estate planning and probate attorney, I’m not g… Read More
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A person with two felony convictions can apply after four years. If convicted of three, four, or five felonies, the person must wait 5 years. Another change under Ohio's new Expungement Law is that a person can apply to seal an unlimited number o… Read More