Whether it be on-line bank accounts, social media accounts, e-mail accounts, etc., most people today have digital assets. When one becomes incapacitated or deceased, how does a fiduciary gain access to this information? First, one must become familiar with the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act (RUFADAA).
It’s that time of year when best intentions are set forth and New Year’s resolutions are made. However, according to U.S. News and World Report, by February over eighty percent of those new year’s resolutions have been broken. For many, it is time to make a very important resolution that is easy to keep and will provide benefits for yearsto come. Make a will.
What Happens in Ohio if a Divorcee Dies Before Transferring Property or Assets as Divorce Court Ordered? How Assets are to be Divided After the Passing of a Spouse During the Divorce Decree The question was recently posed to me
Joseph Balmer, head of the Probate and Estate PLanning department, looks at how the recent repeal of the Federal Estate Tax could effect couples’ estate plans, particularly second marriages.
Family Law Attorney Anne Shale looks at how the untimely passing of NFL receiver Chris Henry, of the Cincinnati Bengals, can lead to legal problems for survivors if one does not have have an estate planning document, or a Last Will and Testament in place in the event of one’s death.