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Even though it is easy to keep estate planning low on your list of priorities, we think you owe it to yourself and to your family to take the time to make a plan. No time is better, or easier than the present to get a good estate plan in place that will evolve with you through life.

Understanding the Basics of Estate Administration and Probate in Ohio

If you have been named the executor of the estate of a loved one or client in Ohio, it is important to have an idea of the steps ahead when you are asked to initiate the estate administration process. Whether you are called an executor, estate administrator, or fiduciary, the task before you is the same. As an executor you will muster and manage the assets, debts, and property of someone who has passed away in accordance with their will. If they have died without a will, you will be asked to inventory and distribute the estate pursuant to the law of the State of Ohio.

Why Fight? Important Tips for Negotiating Divorce in Ohio

If you are thinking about divorce in Ohio, it may be worth your time to consider agreements that you can make out of court to keep conflict and legal costs low. Today, with careful use of alternative dispute methods, you may be able to create satisfying divorce agreements without as much, or any, reliance on the court.

When Does Child Support End in Ohio?

Child support plays an important role in creating financial stability for children after a divorce or separation of parents. In Ohio, responsibility for the payment of child support ends or can be terminated for a number of reasons. The State of Ohio expects both parents to provide financial support for their children.

What Is Divorce By A Separation Agreement?

No matter how complex the issues may be, there are often ways that married individuals can find agreement on how to separate their lives, belongings, and interests. If everything can be agreed upon, the parties can enter into a Separation Agreement. This document is a contract that explains how the parties will separate everything they have together. If this situation involves children, the Separation Agreement will contain provisions about how the parties will continue to parent their children apart or will often be accompanied by a Shared Parenting Plan.