Each year Kent State University’s School of Communication Studies hosts the Hyde Park Forum. The Hyde Park Forum is an annual persuasive speech competition for students across the University enrolled in an Introduction to Human Communication course. The forum consists of six students who present their persuasive speech on a social issue of their […]
Effective as of March 28, 2019, House Bill 366 has changed the child support guidelines. The guidelines previously in effect have been the same since 1992.
The previous child support guidelines were based upon data collected in the 1980’s. Considering all that has changed in that time it was decided that this information be updated […]
A Residential Property Disclosure Form is a statement of the conditions concerning the property that are known by the seller. This document is intended to provide the buyer with a list of potential problems and defects that may affect the property. This form, however, is not a substitution for inspections. The seller is required, […]
Treatment in lieu of conviction is a program where eligible offenders have the opportunity to obtain dismissal of charge(s) after completing court-ordered treatment. To be eligible for this program it is necessary that the offense took place as a result of drug/alcohol use of the offender, mental illness, or an intellectual disability. There are, […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]