Selecting a guardian for my minor children

/ By: Laura Easton

Category: General

What are the most important qualities I should look for in selecting a guardian for my minor children?  In order of importance, they are:  (a) honest, (b) similar values as you (b) experience in parenting...

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How important is it to have a Living Will?

/ By: Laura Easton

Category: General

How important is it to have a Living Will?  Under Ohio law, that document directs the termination of life support if two (2) physicians state that you are either terminally ill or permanently unconscious.  Having...

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Is it a good idea……..

/ By: Laura Easton

Category: General

Is it a good idea to have most or all of your assets in the names of you and your children, transfer on death to the children? Transfer-on-death is appealing, since it avoids probate when...

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Is probate something to be avoided?

/ By: Laura Easton

Category: General

Is probate something to be avoided?  That depends.  If you expect problems (i.e., challenges) from heirs regarding your estate plan, your case may end up in the probate court anyway.  But probate is costly, time-consuming...

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