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3 questions to ask your heath care agent

Estate planning allows Ohioans to maintain some control over what happens with their assets after their death. If you have a comprehensive estate plan, you may also retain a say in your medical treatment. After all, with medical power of attorney, you can name someone...

What are an executor’s duties?

Executing an estate is a big responsibility. When you draft a will and appoint an executor, you should be aware of what that role entails. Executors do not need to have extensive legal or financial know-how to manage their responsibilities. However, they must take...

When is it necessary to update your will?

You might have drafted a will years ago that you thought would have staying power. Like many people, you might have assumed that your relationships and assets would remain stable throughout your lifetime. Even if this has been the case, failing to account for any...

Means to limit will contest

A will is a common and excellent way for estate holders to make their wishes for their estate clear. However, there are certain instances where the court may not fully honor those wishes. The most common way is if a beneficiary or heir contests the plan for the...