In order to challenge a will, you need a certain standing. For example, you cannot challenge your aunt's will simply because you think you should have received a portion of her estate. In order to effectively challenge someone's will, you have to be an "interested person." In general, an "interested person" includes children, heirs, spouses and creditors. It also includes any person or organization that has rights to the decedent's property or a claim against it.
Starting a new business in Ohio takes a lot of work, and there are a number of different things to consider. One is the type of business organization to choose. Options include sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation or limited liability company (LLC).
When it comes to estate planning, you may have all sorts of considerations to think through. For example, you may be wondering how you should divvy out your assets to beneficiaries, or whether you should move forward with a trust or will. At Baker, Dublikar, Beck, Wiley & Mathews, our Ohio law firm knows how challenging it can be to confront these questions for people in North Canton, and across the state. However, carefully reviewing the ins and outs of each option may help. In fact, those who decide to set up a trust may enjoy numerous advantages.
In business, relationships can turn sour for any number of reasons. When they do, companies may find themselves in the courtroom over allegations of wrongdoing. Sometimes, a contract dispute is at the center of the problem and at Baker, Dublikar, Beck, Wiley & Mathews, our Ohio law firm knows how essential it is for business owners to handle these matters properly in North Canton and all across the state.
Losing your parents is difficult, even if your parents lived full and productive lives. No matter how old your parents are when they pass, it's still hard to lose them. In addition to the pain of the loss itself, there are other factors that can make grieving even more difficult. Money is often the last thought on your mind in the wake of such a serious loss. However, when the time comes to read the last will and execute the estate, change to your inheritance can leave you feeling shocked, angry, hurt and frustrated. What could have prompted your parent(s) to reduce your portion of the estate?