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    Can You “Will” Digital Assets to a Beneficiary in Ohio

    In most cases, people unwittingly exclude many types of assets when creating an estate plan in Ohio. Modern technology has…

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    The Advantages of an Establishing an Irrevocable Trust in Ohio

    Depending upon your lifestyle and financial needs, you may have considered creating an irrevocable trust.  These can serve as an…

    by Shannon Dawes
  • Ohio Irrevocable Trusts

    Difference Between Primary and Secondary Beneficiaries – And Why It Matters in Ohio

    Estate planning is more than simply deciding if you need a will or a trust. Instead, it is a comprehensive…

    by Shannon Dawes
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    What To Do About Personally Possessions in Your Estate Plan in Ohio

    Estate planning can do far more than ensure that one’s home, investments, and other “big ticket” assets are disposed of…

    by Shannon Dawes
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    Filing a Claim Against an Estate in the State of Ohio

    Suppose you were especially close to a particular family member – so much so that when that person was in…

    by Shannon Dawes
  • The Most Neglected Estate Planning Document in Ohio

    Although numerous websites, advertisements, and articles espouse the benefits of creating an estate plan, a 2020 article from found…

    by Shannon Dawes
  • Do-It-Yourself Estate Plans – Review Them, or Replace Them?

    Do-it-yourself estate planning kits and websites are a popular choice among those who believe they have the know-how to look…

    by Shannon Dawes
  • Missing Hearings in an Ongoing Ohio Probate Case – What Can You Do?

    Some probate proceedings are simple and require only a handful of hearings. The estate of a person who passes away…

    by Shannon Dawes
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    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
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    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