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October 6, 2017

What’s in a Name?

Your name is who you are – it’s your identity. There was an article in the Columbus Dispatch recently regarding name changes and the various reasons why people legally change their name – marriage, divorce, to escape creditors of a person with a name similar to yours. In the article, Bruce Lansky, author of several books […]
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 […]
May 11, 2018

Guardianships in Ohio

Most people understand the concept of a guardian when talking about minor children.  Minor children need consent from parents or their guardian to participate in sports and receive medical treatment. But beyond minor children, when is a guardianship needed?  What does the guardian of an adult do? When is a guardianship needed? In most instances, […]
June 4, 2018
Estate Planning

Estate Planning for Young Adults

Turning 18 is a great milestone – the first steps of adulthood likely include graduating high school and heading off to college.  Young adults can vote and get into casinos.  They are also tasked with making responsible financial decisions and taking care of their health. Parents sometimes forget that all parental authority ends when the […]