July 31, 2017

Beware: Local Records Office

We often get calls from our clients regarding a notice from the Local Records Office. In most cases, these clients had signed a new deed to transfer ownership of their home or signed a Transfer on Death Designation Affidavit to name a beneficiary of their home. After the document is signed, our office records the […]
July 31, 2017
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Ohio Caregiving Act: Making Sure Family Caregivers Have the Resources They Need

A new Ohio law will make it easier for family caregivers to help a loved one stay at home. The Ohio Caregiving Act requires hospitals to communicate certain information to lay caregivers prior to discharge. According to AARP, as many as 1.4 million Ohioans provide unpaid care to loved ones, with over 1.3 billion hours […]
July 31, 2017

Short-Term Care Insurance: A Solution to Gaps in Coverage

Long-term care insurance can be a great asset. It can help cover the costs of expensive medical care not generally covered by private health insurance or Medicare. However, long-term care coverage can be difficult to obtain, especially if you are elderly or have a pre-existing condition. Moreover, individuals who buy and use long-term care benefits […]
September 15, 2017

Where There is No Will, There is Still a Way

When most people think about estate planning documents, the first thing that comes to mind is a Will.  For most people, making sure their property gets passed on to their spouses, children, and other relatives and friends is important. In the terms of a Will, you can name the Executor who will handle your estate […]