Recent News and Updates
In my estate planning and Elder Law practice, I am often asked, "Do I need a trust?" Many people hear about their friends or family that have a trust and they think maybe they need one too.
On November 30, 2016, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, approved a route for the Nexus Gas Transmission pipeline project that will take it 23.38 miles across Medina County. The approved route will bring the Nexus pipeline into the northern part of the county to the south of State Route 57 in a southeast direction, exiting the county near Wadsworth.
The Fair Labor Standards Act overtime rule, which was to take effect on December 1, is officially on hold.
American politics has always been a rough and tumble business. Those with thin skins are better off distancing themselves from the fray. Whether Republican, Democrat or Independent, do not lose sight of our core values as a country and as a people.
ORC 3599.06 requires that all employers give their employees a reasonable amount of time off to vote. So if the employee cannot make it to the polls before or after their regularly scheduled shift, the employer must allow them time to vote.
The new and improved foreclosure rules in Ohio have the potential to improve the process for mortgagees resulting in lower costs and faster results.
Russell, who will focus her practice on matters relating to real estate, is a Certified Specialist in Residential Real Property Law by the Ohio State Bar Association.
Susan E. Baker Appointed to the Ohio State Bar Association Workers' Compensation Law Specialty Board
Susan E. Baker, a member at Critchfield, Critchfield & Johnston, Ltd, has been appointed to the Ohio State Bar Association Workers' Compensation Law Specialty Board for a four year term.
If your intention is to give someone access to your accounts so that you have someone to help you with your finances in the event you are unable to independently handle your own finances, you can accomplish that goal through a Power of Attorney.
Attorney Ann E. Salek has joined the law firm Critchfield, Critchfield & Johnston, Ltd. ("CCJ")