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Undertanding Shared Parenting Plans, by Attorney Kristie A. Campbell

By |December 22nd, 2014|

Understanding Separation Agreements in Divorces, by Divorce Attorney Kristie A Campbell

By |December 22nd, 2014|

Paul W. Leithart Speaks at Seminar on Landlord-Tenant Law

By |October 30th, 2014|

On October 2, 2014, Attorney Paul Leithart spoke at a seminar concerning Landlord-Tenant Law that was sponsored by Lorman Education Services.  The seminar was held at the Fairfield Inn and Suites, Polaris. Attorney Leithart’s topics included security deposits and rent escrow as they relate to residential leases under Ohio Revised Code chapter 5321.

Time to Review Your Estate Plan

By |October 15th, 2014|

Have you looked at your estate plan recently?

Did you know that Ohio no longer has an Estate Tax?

If your estate plan was created prior to 2013, you may be missing some good planning tactics which can save money for your survivors.

In many cases we can avoid probate by choosing the proper way to title […]

Effects of Not Having a Will

By |September 30th, 2014|

When a person dies without having made a Last Will and Testament, and they have property titled in their name alone, whether it is a boat, house, bank account or a motorcycle, there is a good likelihood that they have made life more difficult and more expensive for their surviving spouse or children.

By not […]

Fair Housing Act Doesn’t Apply to Roommates

By |September 11th, 2014|

An online roommate matching website helps compatible roommates to find each other. Part of the process requires users of the service to answer questions about their gender and sexual orientation and whether children will be living with them. Users are asked to give their preferences as to those same characteristics so that likeminded individuals […]

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Umbrella Insurance Policies

By |September 11th, 2014|

As insurance prices continue to rise, many people are looking for more and better insurance coverage for less money, and “umbrella policies” are often a good option for increasing coverage. Umbrella policies get their name from the coverage they offer: Like an umbrella, they provide expansive coverage for you and your assets. Umbrella policies […]

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Lottery Winnings and Gift Taxes

By |September 11th, 2014|

If records were kept about such things, Tonda Lynn, a waitress at a pancake house, may have received the
largest tip in history when a customer gave her a lottery ticket that turned out
to be worth $10 million. As the U.S.
Tax Court put it in a heading in its
opinion resolving gift tax issues arising
from subsequent […]

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