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Estate Planning and Charitable Contributions

Recent developments in estate planning involve major shifts in how the IRS deals with taxable property, gifts, and generation skipping taxes. These new rulings have come down over the past couple of years, and with the current administration in place, it may be likely that we’ll see more changes in policy. Understanding how taxes work [...]

By | August 9th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, estate law|0 Comments

Estate Planning and the Small Business

Estate planning is essential to making sure your personal assets are protected as you enter your senior years, and that when you pass on, your wishes regarding distribution of those assets are followed. It can avoid probate and protect your heirs from expensive taxes and legal fees. However, your small business may not be included [...]

By | July 26th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, estate law|0 Comments

Estate Planning: How to Broach the Subject

Estate planning is an important subject and it’s one that is never too early to consider. Unfortunately, for most people it also involves facing the subject of their own mortality head-on, and nobody likes that. For this reason, the older people get, the less likely they are to be willing to talk about estate planning, [...]

By | July 5th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, estate law|0 Comments

Why Estate Planning is Vital for Your Future

Everyone has assets, no matter how slight, and there are many ways to protect these assets and ensure that your last wishes are carried out. Learn why estate planning is vital and how a qualified estate planning attorney can play an important role in taking the right steps to protect your assets. The Elements of [...]

By | June 28th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, estate law|0 Comments

Alzheimer’s vs. Dementia

It’s quite unfortunate, but too many people on the street and in the media use the terms “Alzheimer’s” and “Dementia” interchangeably. The truth is, while they may share some symptoms, the two conditions are distinct. The two conditions have different effects on the people who suffer from them, as well as have different treatment methods [...]

By | June 7th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, estate law|0 Comments

The Difference Between a Trust and a Will: Which is Right for You?

You’ve worked hard all your life trying to get ahead and leave something behind for your loved ones. You want to have some degree of control over who gets what. Everyone has an estate, even people who have relatively modest possessions, and that means you’ll need to decide on a strategy for taking care of [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|a will, Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, estate law|0 Comments

Estate Planning: Where to Begin

Most adults are aware of the importance of estate planning, of getting (and keeping) your affairs in order so that when you pass on, your loved ones have an organized roadmap to follow in taking care of your desires. A solid estate plan, however, requires a great deal more than just a last will and [...]

Ten Facts About Estate Planning

Planning your estate requires making the right detailed decisions and it’s easy to overlook the obvious. Read ten facts you need to know about handling your affairs, why it’s necessary to plan early and how an estate planning lawyer can help. […]

By | November 24th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, estate law|0 Comments

It’s Never Too Soon to Plan Your Estate

Planning your estate is of vital importance to the future of the loved ones you leave behind. With the right help it’s not a difficult process, though there are legal complications that arise. Unfortunately, far too many people put it off for years and then, one day it’s too late and their heirs have to [...]

What to Do About Abuse of Power of Attorney

Choosing a power of attorney is an important part of every estate plan. The person who is granted power of attorney has the ability to speak for an elderly person who has given them that right. This means in financial, medical and most legal matters. […]

By | October 18th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, estate law|0 Comments