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8 03, 2019

Consumer Protection Week

Each year the first full week of March is celebrated as Consumer Protection Week. Consumer Protection Week is a week dedicated to providing consumers with information and assistance to avoid fraud during consumer transactions. A consumer transaction is anything from a sale, a lease, transfer of goods, or a service, primarily for a personal, […]

28 02, 2019

The Ins and Outs of Wills

What is a will?

A will is an outline of your wishes regarding the distribution of your assets to your beneficiaries upon your death. While a will is not necessary and there are certain things they won’t do, it is a good idea to have one.

What a will won’t do?

Wills are made to ensure your […]

12 02, 2019

Increasing Visa Application Times

In the United States, processing times for visa applications are taking 46% longer, nearly doubling since 2014. With these drastic increases in processing times if you’re filing an application or your status is expiring soon, be sure to start the process in advance. While these rates may have increased partially because of changes made by […]

25 01, 2019

6 Ways to Avoid Problems with Tenants

Renting out a property is a great way to bring in some extra money and expand upon your assets. Here are six things you should keep in mind if you are thinking about renting out a property:

Comply with Anti-Discrimination Laws –

When renting out a property it is crucial that you comply with anti-discrimination […]

16 01, 2019

Ohio Welcomes Medical Marijuana

Two years ago Ohio passed a law allowing the sale and usage of medical marijuana. After these laws were passed it was predicted that the first dispensary would be up and running by Fall of 2018. After a short delay, it is now January of 2019 and there are five dispensaries set to open […]

3 01, 2019

Taxes on your Rental Property

Now that the 2018 tax season is here, it is important to attempt to avoid any undesirable tax consequences that can occur on income claimed on rental property. It is important to know that if you are in the business of renting out a property, you must pay taxes on the income you receive from it. […]

12 12, 2018

Stand Your Ground

The Ohio House of Representatives recently made an attempt to pass new legislation referred to as House Bill 228. House Bill 228 is a proposed gun Bill for Ohio based around “Stand Your Ground” legislation. While this Bill would be new to Ohio, it is not new to many other states. Currently, several states in […]

30 11, 2018

Applying the 2018 Tax Reform to Domestic Matters

Whether you dread the thought of 2018 coming to an end or you are counting down the days, the 2018 tax season is rapidly approaching. If you look back to January 1, 2018, you may remember that the 2018 Tax Reform Act officially took effect this year. Although the Act did not impact your […]

9 02, 2018

Should your Power of Attorney be Durable or Springing?

It is human nature to want to be in control of your life and everything that happens around it. Having a Power of Attorney is one way you can authorize someone else to act on your behalf. Granting one person the power to make decisions regarding your personal matters can be a scary and […]

23 01, 2018

Ignition Interlock Device

Imagine waking your kids up in the morning, going through the hassle of your everyday routine to get out to your car and it won’t start. You keep forgetting that mouthwash in the morning will trigger your ignition interlock device. Looks like dad is taking the kids to school today.

This could become the reality […]