Business Law: What is Substantial Performance of a Contract?

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In contract law, substantial performance is a term used to describe a type of performance that, while not complete, is still sufficient to fulfill a party’s obligations under the agreement. In other words, the legal doctrine sometimes allows parties to avoid facing a breach of contract claim even though they technically deviated slightly from the… Read more »

Estate Planning: Are Handwritten Wills Valid in Ohio?

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A will is a core part of virtually every effective estate planning. It is a legal document expressing a person’s last and final wishes, which ensures their desires are carried out. To be legally valid, a will must conform to certain basic characteristics. This raises a question: Is a handwritten will valid in Ohio?  The… Read more »

Is Your Small Business Facing a Lawsuit? Here are Four Steps You Need to Take

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Small businesses are the backbone of Ohio’s economy. According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), there are nearly 950,000 small businesses in our state. Last year, Ohio’s small businesses created nearly 70,000 new jobs. Owning and operating a company brings more than its fair share of challenges. As a small business owner, one of the… Read more »