Recent News and Updates
Ohio law has recently been amended providing greater leverage for an injured party’s counsel to negotiate a reduction of a subrogee’s claim.
The Court held that the ODNR has the sole and exclusive authority to regulate oil and gas drilling in Ohio, and that this exclusive authority prevents local government interference with such development.
A veteran litigator, Michener will advise the firm's clients on litigation matters.
There is a consumer protection law in Ohio that is designed to protect all consumers, no matter their socio economic status. The law relates to consumer transactions, and applies to transactions where a consumer buys goods or services
Jacob E. Dean, a tax and corporate attorney, has joined the law firm of Critchfield, Critchfield & Johnston, Ltd. (“CCJ”). Dean will advise the firm’s clients on a variety of corporate, tax and related matters.
There is more than one option for the removal of oil and gas leases encumbering your land. You should consult with an attorney with knowledge of oil and gas law to determine which option makes the most sense for you given the history of your property and your particular situation.
Critchfield, Critchfield & Johnston, Ltd. (CCJ) is pleased to announce that Ralph Streza has been elected to serve on the Cleveland Engineering Society’s (CES) Board of Directors.
The recent oil and gas drilling boom in southeastern Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia has brought about an unexpected visitor for many landowners, including some far For landowners considering a pipeline easement "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure". Proper professional advice and advance planning can save you thousands of dollars. Find out your exact tax consequences before you sign.
If you ever find yourself named as an executor of a loved one’s estate, it’s your duty to assess and protect assets, pay creditors, notify beneficiaries, file a final tax return, and much more.
On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule (Rule) that overhauls overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).