People tend to procrastinate when it comes to inheritance planning because after all, dying is the last thing on your to do list. At the same time, it is one of the inevitabilities of life, so it is … [Read more...] about Inheritance Planning: Liquidation Can Streamline the Process
If someone asks you to be the executor of their estate, you may understand what you have to do in a general sense, but the specifics are another matter. With this in mind, we will look at some simple … [Read more...] about How Does an Executor Settle an Estate?
People sometimes fall victim to the “little bit of knowledge is a dangerous thing” phenomenon, and this applies to the field of estate planning. In this post, we will look at a couple of risky … [Read more...] about Escape Risky Probate Avoidance Schemes
Cincinnati probate attorneys provide assistance to individuals going through the probate process to facilitate the transfer of assets after a loved one has passed away. When a deceased person … [Read more...] about What Special Legal Issues Do You Face with a Large Estate?
Trust administration can be triggered if a person who made a trust passes away. Trust administration is an alternative means of transferring property which allows assets to be transferred outside of … [Read more...] about Trust Administration Steps to Take After a Death Occurs
When it comes to the topic of digital asset planning, many of our clients have been quick to dismiss the issue because they don't find it relevant to their circumstances, or because they're afraid the … [Read more...] about What You Need to Understand About Digital Assets
A letter of last instruction is an informal document that is often one of the most helpful ways to assist in those early hours and days following death. It’s basically a starting point in that it … [Read more...] about What is a Letter of Last Instruction in Estate Planning?
Estate planning is never a “one size fits all” proposition; in fact, your estate plan probably looks quite different today than it did when you began. Marriages, new births, divorces, career changes – … [Read more...] about What is a Property Guardian?
In the State of Ohio, we no longer have a state level estate tax, though there are States that still do have death taxes on the state level. You can transfer as much as $5.25 million to people other … [Read more...] about Free Report: Federal Estate Tax – How Much Passes Tax Free in Ohio?
The ideal estate plan is going to be constructed in a way that leaves behind a turnkey situation for your loved ones. You should first execute all of the appropriate estate planning documents to … [Read more...] about Who Is Your Probate Attorney?