What Should I Do With an Old Will or Trust?

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It is not uncommon for individuals to create multiple wills or trusts over the course of their lifetimes as their situations change. Some testators (creators of wills) and grantors (creators of trusts) wonder what happens – or what should happen – to the will or trust that is being replaced. This can be of concern… Read more »

The Role of the Witnesses in Your Ohio Will

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Every state (including Ohio) has statutory formalities that any will must comply with in order to be enforceable in court. A will that is presented for admission to probate that fails to comply with these formalities is subject to legal attack. This can result in the probate court refusing to admit the will and treating… Read more »

Using a Living Trust to Avoid Probate

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When setting up an estate plan, most people’s thoughts go straight to drafting their will. While setting up a will is the right choice for many people, it is not the only option for making final arrangements for one’s property. One of the biggest issues with wills is that they are required to go through… Read more »