Blog 2017-12-22T14:36:27+00:00


Should My Estate Plan Have a Will or Trust?

August 14th, 2017|

The question of whether a client’s estate plan should be centered around a Will or a Trust is often the first question our attorneys are asked at [...]

Mortgage Implications of Homes Held in a Living Trust

March 9th, 2017|

A common question clients ask during initial meetings concerns what implications, if any, a mortgage on their property would have if they transferred that property into a [...]

Probating a Will: A Quick Primer

November 7th, 2016|

Probating a Will starts with proving the Will’s validity. The steps in the probate process differ in each jurisdiction, but typically whomever is named as the Executor [...]

Estate Planning Tune-up

August 3rd, 2016|

Estate planning isn’t a one-and-done deal. For those of you who have already had an estate planning attorney create a will or trust for you (good job!), [...]

Protecting Inherited IRAs

February 11th, 2016|

Hiring an estate planning lawyer in Ohio or Kentucky is the best way for residents to protect inherited IRAs. If you have inherited or plan on leaving the funds [...]

Is a Revocable Living Trust Right for You?

January 15th, 2016|

Revocable Living Trusts have become the basic building block of estate planning for people of all ages and backgrounds. However, for some, a Living Trust may not [...]

What to Do if a Will is Contested

September 11th, 2015|

A person’s will is created to ensure the smooth transfer of assets from the deceased to living friends and family members. In the majority of probate cases, [...]

At What Age Should You Start Planning Your Estate?

August 20th, 2015|

Estate planning at a young age is something that too few people consider. From graduating college to getting married, building a career, finding a home and having [...]

Why Not Use LegalZoom Instead?

August 4th, 2015|

One of the most common questions clients ask us during initial consultations is why they shouldn’t use LegalZoom for their estate planning needs instead of retaining our [...]

Estate Planning Implications for Same-Sex Couples

July 14th, 2015|

The Supreme Court of the United States recently ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges that states can no longer ban same sex marriage, effectively allowing same-sex couples to [...]