Many clients’ wish to designate to whom their children will go to in the event that they pass away and then put that designation in their Last Will and Testament. Its important to understand that there is a difference between custody of a child and being a child’s guardian and there are significant differences in how the Court system handles those issues.
Foreclosures, excessive debts and nagging collection phone calls are a person’s worst nightmares come true. The stress of mounting debt and a lack of financial stability places stress on the family budget, and makes it appear that is now way out. Is there a way out? Filing bankruptcy in many cases offers the perfect solution for your financial problems.
Grandparents often play a vital role in the upbringing and care of their grandchildren. However, sometimes parents try to deny grandparents access to their grandchildren for a variety of reasons. When this happens, it is important to know your rights under Ohio law and what you can do to enforce those rights.
Robert Dintaman, Esq.
Are your bills piling up? Are debt collectors relentlessly calling you casing added stress in your life? Bankruptcy protection could be solution to relief of the added stress of debt collectors and mounting, particularly around this time of year.
Nicholas P. Weiss, Esq.
Foreclosure complaints allege that a borrower executed a note that a plaintiff now owns or has the right to enforce, that the note is secured by a mortgage on the subject property, and that the borrowers have defaulted on the loan.
Nicholas P. Weiss, Esq.
An adoption is the legal process of taking another person’s child into your own family, treating the child as your own, and giving the child all the rights and duties of your own child.
Adoptions can be a confusing, trying, but ultimately rewarding experience.
Jeffrey Fanger, Esq.
Losing a job, is bad enough. Losing a job because your employer violated your rights is terrible.
Whether a result of age, race or gender discrimination, violation of your right to take Family and Medical Leave, or violation of your rights to appropriate pay and overtime compensation, you are not alone.
Gerry Davidson, Esq.
Have you ever suffered an injury from a traumatic incident, such as a car accident, dog bite, bicycle accident, injured as a pedestrian, slip-and-fall, etc.?
It is important that the proper reporting agency be immediately notified, including making a police accident report, store incident report, contacting the responsible parties’ liability insurance carrier, or your own insurance carrier should the other party not have such insurance.
By Michael A. Parente
The holiday season is upon us and that means time with friends and family, holiday traditions, and braving the stores for all of your holiday gifting. But have you thought about the most important gift, the one that includes the culmination of a lifetime of hard work? An up-to-date Last Will and Testament or Living Trust should be on your list this holiday season.
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For the past 220 years the United States has operated under the "first-to-invent" system, which implies that the first person to invent something receives the patent protection for that invention. The United States has been the only country to utilize this system with relation to patents.