Estate Planning, Trust & Probate

If not, you should be aware that the deadline to file Complaints with the County Board of Revision against the valuation of your property is March 31, 2018. Updated real estate tax notices have been sent out, and you should review these for your personal...

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The Veterans Administration (VA) recently announced an increase of 2.8% to its pension benefits commencing January 1, 2019.  Pension benefits are for “non-service” related disabilities; i.e., the veteran’s disability did not arise from injuries received during active duty or injuries exacerbated by active duty.   The new...

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Generally, there are two government agencies that pay the costs of long-term care on an ongoing basis, if you qualify. One is Medicaid, which administers a joint federal and state program, the other is the Veteran’s Administration (VA), for veterans and certain surviving family members. Aid...

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On June 27, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in Janus v. AFSCME  Council 31, Case No.16-1466. By a 5-4 vote, in an opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito, the Court ruled that public employees, including teachers, cannot be required to pay union dues,...

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On Saturday, November 4, 2017 the Dayton Bar Association partnered with the Dayton Chapter of the Federal Bar Association to provide free wills, financial  powers of attorney, living wills and durable health care powers of attorney to military veterans and their spouse or domestic partner at The...

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