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October 23, 2017

Don’t (Un)Intentionally Disinherit Yourself: The Effect of Withholding a Will

When someone dies with assets in his or her estate, the estate must be probated in the county in which the person resided at the time of death. When the estate is probated, the individual named as Executor in the Will submits the will to the probate court and asks for the will to be […]
November 21, 2017

The Ohio Homestead Tax Exemption

Are you 65 or older?  Are you under 65 and disabled?  If so, you may be eligible to receive the homestead exemption to reduce your property taxes. The homestead exemption applies to owner-occupied residences for individuals 65 or older, or under 65 and disabled whose adjusted gross income is less than $31,800. If you qualify […]
December 11, 2017

Seasonal Changes and Alzheimer’s Disease

With the change in weather and the holiday season upon us, schedules get busier and stress levels increase.  We all seem to need more time in the day, but individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are often the most affected. If you notice marked changes in a loved one’s behavior this […]
December 27, 2017
Estate Plan

New Year’s Resolution: Create or Update Your Estate Plan

A new year means new beginnings – spending more time with your family, paying closer attention to your health, learning a new skill or hobby.  As you take a close look at things you can improve in 2018, don’t forget your estate plan. If you do not have an estate plan in place, now is […]