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17 02, 2016

Recent Cases Involving Companion Animals/Landlord/Tenant

Peter C. Kratcoski, Esq.
Tom Kremic, Researcher

 

A recent local case has brought with it significant implications on a developing area of law. U.S. v. Kent State University deals with a couple who lived in a university owned apartment. The wife was diagnosed with anxiety and panic disorder because she would experience panic attacks when she […]

26 08, 2015

Portage County Lawyers Open Free Domestic Relations Clinic

Court News Ohio

Posted August 3, 2015

By Dan Trevas

Portage County Domestic Relations Judge Paula C. Giulitto expressed concern that too many individuals without attorneys are entering her courtroom unprepared to navigate the tricky legal questions raised in family disputes.

“As a judge, I can’t provide them legal advice,” she said. “But we have too many people […]

10 08, 2015

WK&C Hosts Residential & Commercial Landlord Seminar

On Wednesday, July 12, 2015, Williams, Kratcoski & Can LLC hosted a free informational seminar for clients of WK&C who had legal questions pertaining to residential and/or commercial landlord/tenant law in the State of Ohio.   The informational seminar was the second in a series of seminars that WK&C has scheduled to offer legal recommendations […]

8 04, 2015

Kent State Mock Trial Team Competes at American Mock Trial Association Regional Competition

Posted April 6, 2015
By: Kent State University

The Kent State University mock trial team competed in the Regional American Mock Trial Association Tournament held Feb. 13 and 14 at the University of Pittsburgh Law School. Although the Kent State team did not advance to the national competition, it won some of the trials at the […]

8 04, 2015

WKC Hosts Landlord/Tenant Client Seminar

On Wednesday, March 25, 2015, Williams, Kratcoski & Can LLC hosted a free informational seminar for clients of WKC who are residential and/or commercial landlords.   Attorney Peter C. Kratcoski presented information to the law firm’s clients on a wide range of topics which affect both residential and commercial owners of property.

Attorney Kratcoski introduced Attorney […]

4 03, 2015

WKC Law Hosts Portage County Domestic Relations Committee Meeting

On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, Williams, Kratcoski & Can LLC hosted a meeting of the Portage County Domestic Relations Committee. The Chairperson of the Committee, Peter C. Kratcoski, introduced Attorney James Ickes as a speaker who presented information to the Committee on the issues of cybersecurity and its effect on Domestic Relations practice for […]

26 02, 2015

Kent State University Mock Trial Team Competes at American Mock Trial Association Regional Competition

The Kent State University Mock Trial Team competed in the Regional American Mock Trial Association Tournament held on February 13th and 14th at the University of Pittsburgh Law School.

Although the Team did not advance to the National Tournament this year, the coaches Dr. Peter Charles Kratcoski, an emeritus and adjunct professor of sociology and […]

20 02, 2015

Recent Change in the Law Creates Dissolution Delay

In September 2013, the Ohio legislature amended the Revised Code sections governing the voluntary dissolution of for-profit Ohio corporations. Prior to the amendment, a for-profit could file dissolution paperwork with the Ohio Secretary of State after certifying that the corporation had notified certain governmental agencies – Department of Job and Family Services (“ODJFS”), Bureau […]

11 02, 2015

Home Construction And The Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act

Home Constructions Contracts

Effective August 31, 2012 there has been a change concerning consumer remedies arising under most home construction service contracts. The Ohio Consumer Sales Practice Act under § 1345.01 of the Ohio Revised Code no longer covers all home construction contracts. Home construction contracts that exceed $25,000 and are performed by a construction […]

11 02, 2015

Recent Publication on Family Law Released by Attorney Kratcoski

Attorney Peter Kratcoski recently published a Chapter in the book titled “Juvenile Justice Administration” published by CRC Press. The Chapter is entitled “Family Law Pertaining to Children at Risk.” The focus of the Chapter is the interaction between the Juvenile Court and the Domestic Relations Court when dealing with children who are identified as […]