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Am I Responsible for my Spouse’s Debt after Death?

The loss of a spouse can be difficult for the surviving partner. And as much as you may want time alone to grieve, you may be responsible for handling your deceased spouse’s affairs. When a partner dies, a surviving spouse often asks, “Am I respo… Read More
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FMLA and ADA Compliance: Avoiding Employment Litigation

When employees are sick, have a disability, or request leave to support their family, employers must ensure they comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Determining when and how these laws apply… Read More
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Legal Advice and Representation for Entrepreneurs

RKPT’s business and corporate lawyers proudly represent business owners at all stages: Entrepreneurs and startups that need help choosing the correct business entity, registering their business, and drafting operating agreements. Established busine… Read More
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Understanding the Basics of Commercial Litigation

When you run a business, the question is not if you will need a commercial litigation attorney, but when. Whether you are facing a shareholder or partnership dispute, a breach of contract claim, or a trade secret lawsuit, RKPT’s team of commercial… Read More
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What is Considered Wrongful Death in Ohio?

Losing a loved one is a painful event that can change your life and leave you with a whirlwind of emotions. That tragedy is compounded when the loss of a loved one is caused by someone else’s negligence or other wrongful act. If you lost a loved on… Read More
Categories: Wrongful Death
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Truck Accidents: Catastrophic Injury Lawyer: Identifying the Responsible Party

A truck accident can turn your life upside down, causing catastrophic injury, including traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord damage, paralysis, broken bones, amputations, loss of sight or hearing, facial disfiguration, nerve damage, burns, laceratio… Read More
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Help with Ohio Condominium and Homeowner Association Matters

Homeowner association (“HOA”) and condominium associations (“COA”) make and enforce rules to protect property values and ensure order in a community. Board members of these associations may face challenges navigating the relationship between… Read More
Categories: Real Estate
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Wrongful Termination Lawsuits: How to Defend Your Company

Business owners are understandably concerned about the prospect of a wrongful termination lawsuit from a former employee. But there are times when letting an employee go is the best and only option. RKPT’s wrongful termination lawyers can help you… Read More
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Estate Planning for Your Social Media Accounts/Digital Assets

We live in a digital age, where more and more of our lives occur online. We create vast quantities of electronic media every year. But have you stopped to consider what will happen to your digital assets when you die? To safeguard digital assets, man… Read More
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How is Spousal Support/Alimony Calculated?

Alimony, known as spousal support in Ohio, is a payment one spouse makes to another to provide financial support during and after a divorce. Spousal support payments are intended to help ensure that both spouses can pay their ordinary expenses and, t… Read More
Categories: Divorce