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January 16th, 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 […]

January 3rd, 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. […]

December 12th, 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 […]

November 30th, 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 […]

February 9th, 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 […]

January 23rd, 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 […]

January 16th, 2018

You Shouldn’t Include That in Your Will

Everyone, no matter their age or net worth, should take the time to put a plan in place so that their wishes will take effect when they pass away. A properly executed Last Will and Testament is an essential part of the Estate Planning process. However, there are certain terms that should often be […]

September 6th, 2017

DACA Ending, Now What?

On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, President Trump moved to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that began in 2012. You can read the formal announcement here. DACA protected nearly 800,000 undocumented children and young adults who were brought to the United States by their parents as children. It allowed these individuals […]

July 28th, 2017

Why You Need to Set Up an LLC

The benefits of forming a Limited Liability Company (LLC) are numerous and the process has quickly become the favored type of business organization in Ohio. LLC’s combine aspects of both corporations and partnerships while providing greater amounts of flexibility in owning, operating, and transferring a business. An experienced business attorney can help you set […]

February 3rd, 2017

Becoming a U.S. Citizen through Naturalization

Every year, an estimated 680,000 people become U.S. citizens through Naturalization. Naturalization is the process of applying with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to become a citizen of the United States. Once Naturalized, the individual will trade in their green card for a Certificate of Naturalization. With that certificate, you can then apply […]