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Trust and Estate Planning

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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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
Estate tax

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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