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How To Plan You Estate?

Estate Planning: Planning For Your Future

Estate planning is the process of planning the distribution and management of your assets and to delegate responsibilities in the event of your death or incapacitation. It may include a will or trust, but is more advanced and helps to also ensure that tax responsibilities are addressed and minimized for the beneficiaries. The first step in estate planning is to inventory all of your assets to determine what exactly your estate includes. Your assets not only include physical assets such

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Difference Between Trusts and Living Wills

What is the Difference Between Trusts and Living Wills

No one likes to think about their death or incapacitation, but it is necessary to plan for those circumstances to ensure not only that decisions made are based on your personal beliefs and preferences, but also to prevent undue stress and hardship on your loved ones resulting from trying to “guess” at what you would want or arguments over the management and distribution of assets and finances. You probably are already familiar with the concept of a will, as being

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Can You (And Should You) Refuse a Field Sobriety Test?

A DUI conviction on your record can have a lasting damaging impact on your life. It could result in jail time, fines, the loss of your job, increased insurance rates, as well as many other hardships. Knowing your rights and the proper actions to take if you are being investigated for a DUI may help prevent years of negative fallout. INITIAL CONTACT In Ohio, a DUI is called an OVI (Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence). An OVI arrest begins

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How to Prepare For a Divorce

It’s time. You’ve decided to end your marriage. What’s next? Where do you start? How do you prepare for a divorce? All of the questions are coming up. Divorce isn’t usually something people expect. Often, the process can be difficult and taxing. With a little guidance, you can alleviate some of the pain of what you’re going through. Let’s look at some ways to ease your journey. If you are in the beginning phases of the divorce process, there are

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Think Before You Drive Buzzed This Holiday Season

The holidays are full of reasons to celebrate, but if you are planning to consume a few alcoholic drinks during festivities in the coming weeks, take heed. Even just one or two drinks can render you unfit to drive, even if you think you feel fine. Many factors can affect your BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) including your gender, ethnicity, weight, and alcohol tolerance. Unless you have the proper testing equipment, there’s no precise way to tell if you’re

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Do You Need a Business Lawyer?

Owning a business may seem like your key to happiness and financial freedom, but the fact is business is full of complicated legal issues that you may not be prepared to deal with. The laws and regulations governing all facets of business is extensive. And what happens if someone sues your company? In order to protect your business (and yourself) you may want to consider consulting a business attorney. Business law deals with two different areas: transactional and

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Is Adoption the Right Choice for You?

There are a plethora of reasons you may be considering adopting a child or are considering placing your child for adoption, but chances are you have not reached that decision easily. Perhaps you are still in the midst of making that decision and are researching whether adoption is, in fact, the right choice for you. On a personal level, choosing adoption is a complex emotional decision, but when you add in all of the legal and financial issues,

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How To Plan You Estate?

Estate Planning: Planning For Your Future

Estate planning is the process of planning the distribution and management of your assets and to delegate responsibilities in the event of your death or incapacitation. It may include a will or trust, but is more advanced and helps to also ensure that tax responsibilities are addressed and minimized for the beneficiaries. The first step in estate planning is to inventory all of your assets to determine what exactly your estate includes. Your assets not only include physical

Read More »
Difference Between Trusts and Living Wills

What is the Difference Between Trusts and Living Wills

No one likes to think about their death or incapacitation, but it is necessary to plan for those circumstances to ensure not only that decisions made are based on your personal beliefs and preferences, but also to prevent undue stress and hardship on your loved ones resulting from trying to “guess” at what you would want or arguments over the management and distribution of assets and finances. You probably are already familiar with the concept of a will,

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