Recent News and Updates
As people live longer, remarriage becomes more and more common. People may lose their spouse or divorce while still contemplating a long life ahead for themselves. Statistics show that the largest population of people getting remarried are in the age
Many individuals appointed as trustee of a trust feel completely unprepared to serve in this role. It is extremely important to meet with a trusted attorney to discuss your legal duties.
What have I built during my life, both personally and financially? What type of legacy do I want to leave? Planning your estate is the ideal time to consider your philanthropic goals.
Critchfield, Critchfield & Johnston, Ltd., unanimously elected Amy L. Demlow as its managing member, effective March 1, 2019. Demlow, a corporate attorney in the firm’s Medina office, becomes the first female managing member in the history of a law firm that traces its roots to the Civil War.
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.