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2 01, 2015

Williams, Kratcoski & Can Receives “Supplier Of The Year” by The HBA

Williams, Kratcoski & Can LLC is proud to announce the Firm was named “Supplier of the Year” by the Ohio Homebuilder’s Association serving Summit and Portage Counties on December 6, 2014 at the HBA’s 71st Installation Banquet. David E. Williams accepted the award on behalf of the Firm. WKC appreciates the HBA’s recognition for […]

13 03, 2014

Basic Rules of Child Support

In society today the number of children living in single-family homes has nearly doubled in the last 50 years. Nearly one third of all children in the U.S are being raised by only one parent in the household. In response to this high number, many fathers and mothers are required to pay child support […]

7 03, 2014

Practical Procedures for Opening Estate Accounts and the Responsibility of the Personal Representative

When a loved one passes away it is a trying time for all parties involved. The tasks involved with dealing with a will can often be difficult and time consuming. However, under the direction of a Probate and Estate Planning Attorney most individuals are able to navigate the waters of the probate court and […]

4 03, 2014

Are Ohio Residential Landlords Required to Register Rental Property?

In 2007, the Ohio legislature enacted Ohio Revised Code (O.R.C.) Section 5323. The statute requires that landlords with rental property located in an Ohio County with more than 200,000 residents must register their rental property with the county auditor’s office of the county in which the rental property is located. This is a one-time […]

4 03, 2014

What Should Every Landlord Know

At the WWKC Law Blog, we like to discuss issues that concern our clients directly, and in today’s economy, new landlords are on the rise. Today approximately thirty-five percent (35%) of Americans are currently renting the home/apartment they reside in. To respond to this demanding number of American renters, more and more people are […]

8 01, 2014

Maryland v. King: SCOTUS’ Suspect Opinion on DNA Swabs

I wanted to talk today about a case that was decided in June 2013 by the United States Supreme Court, Maryland v. King. King is an important decision with regard to Fourth Amendment rights. Factually, King involved the conviction of Alonzo King for a rape that occurred in 2003. In 2009, King was arrested […]

8 01, 2014

Dead Honeybees Spur Legal Attack Against EPA

At the WWKC Law Blog, we like to discuss not only issues and events facing our firm and clients, but also the compelling legal issues facing our country in general. Ours is a country founded on laws, and whatever your position on how to interpret the Constitution, it is inarguable that the Constitution governs […]

15 08, 2013

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Visits WWKC

Williams, Kratcoski & Can hosted a reception for Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon L. Kennedy as Justice Kennedy visited Kent and Portage County on Wednesday August 14.

Justice Kennedy spoke with a collection of local attorneys and business people concerning the state of the law in Ohio, current and future legal trends, and requested input […]

19 06, 2013

Your Right to Remain Silent & Right to a Jury: When and Where?

Errol A. Can, Esq.

I wanted to discuss two cases that were decided at the Supreme Court today concerning criminal law. The first deals with the right to remain silent, and the second deals with mandatory maximum sentencing laws.

The first case is Salinas v. Texas 570 U.S. ____ (2013), and it involves […]

3 05, 2013

Spring Cleaning – Legal Style

With Cinco De Mayo approaching, it is clear that Spring has sprung in Northeast Ohio. WWKC Law suggests that Spring is the perfect time to handle some of those pesky legal issues you have been avoiding. For example:

Transferring your home into a survivorship deed or naming beneficiaries in a Transfer on Death Affidavit.
Ensuring that […]