Monthly Archives: April 2014

Population Elation Documentation

Why is there a homestudy in an adoption? There are two purposes for the homestudy: to see whether the family is appropriate to adopt and to see if adoption is appropriate for the family. Determining whether the family is appropriate … Continue reading

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Do We Have To?

If all of us kids agree on everything do we need to probate my mother’s estate? The purpose of the Probate Court is to oversee the orderly transfer of assets from the deceased to a new owner. Ohio law allows … Continue reading

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Late Night Letter Man

I’m a procrastinator and there’s no way I’ll get my taxes done in time. What should I do? The IRS will generally grant a request for an extension of time to file. If you are due a refund they will … Continue reading

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That’s (a) Juvenile

Can the police question my minor child without my knowledge? Yes. In late 2012, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that, while under Ohio law a child “is entitled to representation by legal counsel at all stages of the proceedings,” the … Continue reading

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