» Blog

How Power of Attorney Works, and Can Save Your Family Heartaches and Headaches

While every estate plan is different, some core elements remain the same. Power of Attorney documentation is among the most basic of forms a lawyer will use. In many cases, the same documentation handed to you will be identical to what you find onlin… Read More
Read More
Categories: Blog

Dementia, Symptoms, and Doing the Right Thing For Your Family

The conversation of dementia is an easy one for a family to put off. Often uncomfortable and heart wrenching, that choice can be the difference between years of happy, healthy independent living. Over 5 million Americans are living with some form of… Read More
Read More
Categories: Blog

What The Growing Field of Elder Law Means for You, Your Family, and Your Future

One of the fastest growing legal sectors is Elder Law. Despite that growth, not many people know exactly how much that term encompasses. It’s easily surmised that Elder Law includes services such as estate planning and advocacy. However, the scope… Read More
Read More
Categories: Blog

Selecting an Executor

When outlining your estate, one of the most important decisions you will make is picking your executor. The executor of a Will is the individual who will oversee the execution of your will, disbursing property, and settling final affairs. Read More
Read More
Categories: Blog

Passing Without A Will

Unfortunately, it’s a common occurrence that individuals pass without setting their affairs in order. This always creates undue hardship on family. Despite this, very few people know how to navigate what happens to things when someone dies with… Read More
Read More
Categories: Blog

The Most Important Thing About a Will That Nobody Will Tell You

For the most part, people base buying decisions on price, but when it comes to legal services initial cost is not a reliable way to judge value. Read More
Read More
Categories: Blog

HTTPS and Client Security

Ever notice the security settings at the top of your web browser? This office is committed to Client security and uses HTTPS protocol. Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure, abbreviated as HTTPS is a protocol designed to offer encrypted communication b… Read More
Read More
Categories: Blog

Disinheriting a grandchild

Many Wills give property to “children equally.” But what happens if one of the children passes away? Most people expect that the share given to that child would then pass to that child’s children. That is not correct anymore accordi… Read More
Read More
Categories: Blog

Pipelines

Is your property subject to one of the many pipeline construction projects? The Farm Service Office is recommending that land owners terminate any oil and gas leases that may exist on your property. Let me know if you would like to consider terminati… Read More
Read More
Categories: Blog

Responsibility of Heirs

Someone on Avvo recently asked: “Are heirs financially responsible for liens on parents estate?” Answer from Ohio Estate Planning Attorney Staten Middleton: “There are multiple issues in your question. I would urge you to contact a… Read More
Read More
Categories: Blog

For More Information

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.