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Estate Planning

  • Ohio Last Will and Testament attorney

    What To Do if You Find a Loved One’s Will Too Late

    Suppose that a beloved family member passed away. Before passing, this family member did not disclose to you or any…

    by Shannon Dawes
  • Living Trust lawyer in Columbus Ohio

    What is Difference Between a Living Will and Power of Attorney Ohio?

    At Dawes Legal, LLC, we enjoy being able to help educate clients on estate planning matters. Not only to we…

    by Shannon Dawes
  • Columbus Ohio estate planning attorney

    The Incomplete Will: The Legal Issues Concerning “Do-it-yourself” Will or Trust Kits in Ohio

    Perhaps a loved one heard about a “do-it-yourself” will or trust kit on the radio or from an online advertiser.…

    by Shannon Dawes
  • Valuation of Assets within an Estate Plan

    Can My Loved One’s Ohio Estate Planning Attorney Help Us Administer an Estate?

    Finding a lawyer that one can trust is not easy. Oftentimes, individuals choose attorneys based upon the recommendations and experiences…

    by Shannon Dawes
  • Franklin County Ohio estate planning lawyer

    It May Be Time to Review Your Ohio Living Will

    A living will or advance care directive is a powerful part of any estate plan. When properly drafted and enacted,…

    by Shannon Dawes
  • Living Trust lawyer in Columbus Ohio

    Does an Ohio Estate Plan Help My Family Settle My Affairs More Quickly?

    Under ideal circumstances, a decedent’s estate in Ohio should be settled within six months after the probate case is initially…

    by Shannon Dawes
  • Living Trust lawyer in Columbus Ohio

    Validity of Estate Plans Made Before “Extreme” Events

    There is an old adage: “There are no atheists in foxholes.” In other words, when someone is under extreme duress…

    by Shannon Dawes
  • Columbus Ohio estate planning attorney

    Can My Loved One’s Estate Planning Attorney Help Us Administer an Ohio Estate?

    Finding a lawyer that one can trust is not easy. Oftentimes, individuals choose attorneys based upon the recommendations and experiences…

    by Shannon Dawes
  • Valuation of Assets within an Estate Plan

    Differences Between an Estate Planning Lawyer and Probate Lawyer in Ohio

    A qualified Ohio estate planning lawyer and a lawyer who handles probate matters are both professionals who can assist individuals…

    by Shannon Dawes
  • How Estate Planning May Prevent Elder Abuse in the State of Ohio

    The headlines do not even begin to describe the full extent of America’s elder abuse problem. The National Council on…

    by Shannon Dawes