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Steps to Sell Your Business

In the coming decade, many businesses will change hands as baby boomers continue to retire and sell their businesses to new owners. Selling a company requires careful planning and a clear understanding of the market. If you are considering selling yo… Read More
Ohio’s Divorce Process

Ohio’s Divorce Process

There are a number of ways a couple can end or alter their marital relationship in Ohio, but the most common process couples choose to pursue is divorce. The divorce process allows the spouses to ask the court to make the final decisions concerning p… Read More
Categories: Divorce
Irrevocable Trust

What is an Irrevocable Trust?

A trust is a legal arrangement under which you (the “grantor”) transfer control over property to a person or institution (the “trustee”) for the benefit of a third person (the “beneficiary”). A living trust is a great way to maintain cont… Read More
Categories: Estate Planning
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Should You Hire a Real Estate Attorney?

Buying a home is a complex process. There are a lot of moving parts to keep track of and a myriad of decisions and choices to be made along the way. While your real estate agent can assist you through many of the steps, particularly during the early… Read More
Categories: Real Estate
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Discrimination at Work and Keeping Your Employees Protected

Workplace discrimination can take many forms. It can involve discrimination against an entire group of people or against individual employees. While in some cases the signs of discrimination can be easily spotted, more often the signs are subtle and… Read More
Real Estate Contract Negotiation

Real Estate Contract Negotiation

Most home buyers expect to be able to negotiate the purchase price. What many prospective buyers don’t realize, however, is that they can negotiate which party is responsible to pay closing costs that equal, in some cases, thousands of dollars. The… Read More
Categories: Real Estate
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Updates to Guardian Ad Litem in Ohio

Ohio’s highest court has adopted new amendments for domestic relations and juvenile cases when guardians ad litem (“GALs”) are appointed for children. The changes, effective as of January 1, 2021, include an increase in training requirements, a… Read More
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Estate Tax Implications For Ohio Residents

In addition to federal estate tax, some states impose an additional estate or inheritance tax. Twelve states and the District of Columbia impose estate taxes and six impose inheritance taxes. Maryland imposes both. Ohio does not impose either. Howeve… Read More
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Is Your Business in Compliance with ADA Laws?

Compliance with employment laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), is an important part of running a business. Signed into law in 1990, the ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in employment. As approximately one… Read More

Downtown Cincinnati Law Firm Moving Its Office

A downtown Cincinnati law firm is moving its offices, a rare occurrence since the start of the coronavirus pandemic and efforts to stem its spread have kept many employees from working in the office. Robbins, Kelly, Patterson & Tucker LPA signed a 10… Read More
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