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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Attorney Kratcoski Coaches Archbishop Hoban High School Mock Trial Team

Attorney Peter Kratcoski and his father, Dr. Peter Kratcoski, Professor Emeritus at Kent State University, served as legal coaches for Archbishop Hoban High School Mock Trial Team at the annual Summit County District Mock Trial Tournament. The Mock Trial Tournament was held at the Summit County Courthouse and featured high schools from the Summit […]

Attorney Kratcoski Appointed to the Kent Free Library Board of Trustees

Our Firm is proud to announce that the Kent Board of Education has appointed WKC Member Peter C. Kratcoski to the Kent Free Library Board of Trustees. The Kent Board of Education appointed Attorney Kratcoski to this important position on December 16. 2014. The Firm would like to be the first to congratulate Attorney […]

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

Williams, Kratcoski, Griffin & 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]