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What kinds of bankruptcy are there?

There are four types of bankruptcy cases provided under the law, Chapter 7, Chapter 11, Chapter 12 and Chapter 13. Continue reading

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What if I’m not happy with my attorney?

If you are not happy with what your attorney is telling you, you can obtain a second opinion. Continue reading

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What kind of property goes into a trust?

Most people’s largest and most valuable assets go into a trust. Continue reading

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Is there more than one kind of trust?

There are possibly 100 or more types of trusts and variations of them. Continue reading

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I already have a will. Why should I consider a trust?

A trust solves a common problem that stems from the goal to avoid Probate Court. Continue reading

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What happens if I do not have a will or trust?

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

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What is a trust?

Ohio law allows for each person to set up a document to safe-keep their assets. This is called a “trust.” Continue reading

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Are there other ways to become a permanent resident besides through family?

Yes, there are a different variety of ways to become a permanent resident such as special immigrant petitions, work petitions, registry and/or other special petitions, and asylees/refugees. Continue reading

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Why does my relative have to wait so long to become a permanent resident?

Basically, family-based immigration into the United States is limited by a number each year. Continue reading

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How do I file for my relative so they can become a permanent resident?

This process proceeds as follows: the person who is already a permanent resident or a citizen of the United States (“the Petitioner”) will file a form called an I-130 Petition for their relative(s). Continue reading

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