will

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]