Recent News and Updates
Oil and gas production has existed in Ohio since the early 20th Century. Indeed, the entire industry as we know it was essentially born in Northwestern Pennsylvania with the famous Drake Well in 1859. The legal documentation that gets this process underway today is largely unchanged for over one hundred years
With the rise of telecommuting, or as it is also known teleworking, many employers have been presented with requests for telework as a "reasonable accommodation" under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The Ohio Department of Medicaid issued new agency rulings effective September 1, 2017 which include the documentation required to exempt a transfer of an applicant's home to a child who was caring for the applicant.
Tired of having to track down a notary public in order to have your signature on a deed or mortgage properly acknowledged? Ohio’s Notary Public Modernization Act may make this process easier for you.
College Savings Before Your Student is Born: Qualified Tuition Plans to Educate Family Members from Kindergarten to Grad School
Most new parents are aware that college for their newborns could easily cost over $100,000 per year by the time Junior matriculates. One solution to ever escalating educational costs is start college savings before Junior is born by investing in a tax-free Section 529 Qualified Tuition Plan.
Critchfield, Critchfield & Johnston, Ltd. ("CCJ") is pleased to announce the admission of Jacob E. Dean as the newest Member of the Firm, effective January 1, 2019.
Massive changes to the rules and regulations relating to certain VA pension benefits were implemented on October 18, 2018. The affected VA pension benefits are commonly known as the "Aid and Attendance" benefits.
Employment attorneys are commonly asked whether a company is required to pay employees for unused vacation days when the workers leave. The answer is a definite "maybe."
The law concerning drones changes almost daily and is often subject to inappropriate and incorrect interpretation by the so called "internet experts."
On March 7, 2018, the Sixth Circuit of the Federal Court of Appeals, which includes Ohio, was the first federal appellate court to explicitly hold that Title VII, the federal anti-discrimination statute, extends specifically to transgender and transitioning employees.