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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
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What To Do If You Were Injured in an OH/KY Car Accident with a Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage Claim.

Being involved in a car accident is stressful enough. That stress is magnified when the other driver did not have insurance or their insurance is insufficient to cover the full extent of your losses. In Ohio and Kentucky, drivers are required to carr… Read More
Categories: Personal Injury
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Ohio Non-Compete Agreement Litigation: Should I Litigate or Negotiate?

A non-compete agreement is a restrictive covenant that allows a company to protect legitimate business interests by restricting a worker’s employment activities after an employment relationship ends. To be enforceable, restrictions placed on an… Read More
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Why Businesses Need an Attorney for a Commercial Lease Agreement

Many businesses need to lease commercial space. Before you sign a commercial lease agreement, it is important you understand the lease terms, your obligations, and that the terms accurately reflect your agreement with the landlord. The commercial rea… Read More
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Should You Pay the Mortgage When Someone Dies?

Who Pays the Mortgage After the Death of a Loved One? When a loved one dies, their mortgage does not simply disappear. Someone must take responsibility for handling the debts and assets of a recently deceased relative. Read More
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Division of Marital Property: Who Gets the House in an Ohio Divorce

Dividing marital property is often one of the most contentious issues in an Ohio divorce. Deciding who will receive the marital home can be a significant obstacle. For many couples, their home is their largest asset. Learning how Ohio handles propert… Read More
Categories: Divorce, Family Law
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What Is UM / UIM in an Ohio Auto Accident Case?

Uninsured / Underinsured Motorist Coverage is an optional insurance coverage in Ohio. When you purchase your automobile insurance policy, you can buy this additional insurance coverage that applies if you are involved in an automobile collision with… Read More
Categories: Personal Injury
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Overview of Ohio Premises Liability Law

Slip and Fall / Trip and Fall Premises liability law involves claims made because of an injury you sustained while on someone else’s property. While not every accident gives rise to a premises liability claim, property owners have a duty to use rea… Read More