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Special concerns of the elderly regarding estate planning

Estate planning and administration commentators -- ranging widely from financial advisers and accountants to economic journalists and attorneys who work intimately with clients in this singular and important legal realm -- routinely note a fundamental fallacy regarding the topic.

Estate planning focus: the special concerns of elder clients, topical

Every individual and family in Ohio and elsewhere that meets with an estate planning attorney has some material concerns in mind, of course. Matters surrounding estate administration are far from casual for most people, and the subject matter entailed in planning strategies and outcomes can seem more than a bit esoteric and complex to many clients.

You can contest a will under estate law, but should you?

There are numerous reasons why an Ohio resident would want to contest the will of a recently deceased loved one. Ohio estate law allows any interested party who would benefit if the will was declared invalid to do so. The two main questions are whether there is grounds for the filing and if it is really in the best interests of everyone involved?

Debunking a longstanding myth regarding estate planning

Here's an uppercase dichotomy relevant to estate planning in Ohio and across the United States: Although many Americans perceive the need to engage in timely and sound planning, legions of them know very little about it and don't have much of a clue as to how to get started with the process.

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