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If the father does not consent to the name change, then a formal hearing on the matter is required. The father will have written notice of the hearing and may object to the change at the hearing. Continue reading
If the father has taken certain legal steps to establish paternity, then you would need to show that he has only had minimal contact with the child or failed to support the child for one year. Continue reading
by R. Dennison Keller, Lawyer Referral Service Panelist If you give assets to your children, it will not be income to them. It is a gift. The gift will not be taxable per se unless the gift exceeds $14,000 and … Continue reading
Every 5 years is a good benchmark to update your estate planning documents, unless there is some intervening event or diagnosis that would require a change in planning. Continue reading
The most important piece of your estate planning at death is certainly a will or trust. Continue reading
Most people’s largest and most valuable assets go into a trust. Continue reading
There are possibly 100 or more types of trusts and variations of them. Continue reading
A trust solves a common problem that stems from the goal to avoid Probate Court. Continue reading
Most people will need a trust if for no other reason than to avoid the Probate Court process in the county where they live and pass away in Ohio. Continue reading