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  • Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Estate Planning in Ohio?

    Every so often, a survey (like this 2017 survey from Caring.com) suggests that a solid majority of Americans do not…

    by Shannon Dawes
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    Oral Gifts Made Preceding Death in Ohio

    As a person nears the end of his or her life, it is common for that person to gather his…

    by Shannon Dawes
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    Ohio Living Trusts: Frequently Asked Questions

    In this blog, Dawes Legal, LLC, answers several frequently asked questions about living trusts in Ohio. If you have questions…

    by Shannon Dawes
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    Hiring the Right Lawyer for Your Ohio Divorce

    When you and your spouse have decided to end your marriage, you probably understand that you should hire a lawyer,…

    by Shannon Dawes
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    Trash Pulls and Protecting Your Legal Rights During an Investigation

    You may doubt whether one person’s trash is another person’s treasure, but law enforcement officers are interested to see what…

    by Shannon Dawes
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    Do You Need a Large Amount of Property to Draft a Will in Ohio?

    One common reason lawyers hear for people not drafting wills is people think they do not have enough property to…

    by Shannon Dawes
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    What Happens When You Tell the Police to Get a Warrant?

    Whether anecdotally or through television and movies, some of us may have heard of people who, when asked by police…

    by Shannon Dawes
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    What is a “controlled buy”?

    In order to build cases against those individuals suspected of dealing or selling drugs, law enforcement must oftentimes orchestrate “controlled…

    by Shannon Dawes
  • Improperly-Posted Traffic Signs May Mean No Traffic Ticket

    A traffic stop and resulting citation for a traffic violation are never pleasant but rarely controversial. Although there are few…

    by Shannon Dawes
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    How Motions to Suppress Help You Win Your Criminal Case

    Experienced trial lawyers and litigators know all too well that a trial can be won or lost before the case…

    by Shannon Dawes