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Estate Planning & Probate Law

Our Estate Planning attorneys can assist you with developing your estate plan and drafting the necessary planning documents to accomplish your goals.  We also provide assistance to individuals named in estate planning documents or appointed by the court to administer a deceased individual’s estate or trust.

We can assist you in many areas of estate planning, including:

Contact KWGD today to discuss ways we can assist you in developing your estate plan.

Estate Planning & Probate Law Attorneys

  1. Richard E. Davis
    Rick joined the law firm of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. in 1998. He chairs the firm’s Estate Planning and Elder Law practice groups. His focus is primarily in estate planning, elder law and special needs… Read more about Richard E. Davis Attorney At Law
  2. Dianne Blocker Braun
    Dianne is a director with Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. Her practice focuses on the areas of estate planning and business law. She counsels individuals, families and closely held businesses. Education:… Read more about Dianne Blocker Braun Attorney At Law
  3. Aletha M. Carver
    Aletha joined the litigation section with Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. in 2011 and is a director of the firm. She comes to the firm with a great depth of knowledge in the fields of appellate law, government… Read more about Aletha M. Carver Attorney At Law
  4. James F. Contini II
    Jim is a director of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A., and currently serves as a member of the firm’s management committee. Jim is a certified specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law by the Ohio… Read more about James F. Contini II Attorney At Law
  1. Ronald W. Dougherty
    Ron is a senior partner of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. He was the third member of the law firm, served as the managing partner for 17 years and has been instrumental in the firm’s steady growth. Ron served… Read more about Ronald W. Dougherty Attorney At Law
  2. Dino Saint Paul Giannobile
    Dino Saint Paul Giannobile
    Dino is an attorney with the law firm of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. The New Philadelphia native, focuses in the areas of estate planning, elder law, business law and business succession planning. In the estate… Read more about Dino Saint Paul Giannobile Attorney At Law
  3. Stephanie Haight
    Stephanie is an associate with Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Company, L.P.A.   Her practice is concentrated in the areas of estate planning, trusts and probate law and elder law, which includes the drafting of Wills,… Read more about Stephanie Haight Attorney At Law
  4. Fred J. Haupt
    Fred began his professional career with KWGD in March of 1967 as the firm's sixth attorney. Although his practice began in the litigation area, he quickly became focused primarily in the areas of business, contract and… Read more about Fred J. Haupt Attorney At Law
  1. David J. Lewis
    Dave is a director and shareholder of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. and practices out of the firm’s Northeast Ohio offices. His areas of concentration include:  corporate, individual, partnership,… Read more about David J. Lewis Attorney At Law
  2. Jennifer L. Lile
    Jennifer L. Lile is a director with Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Company, L.P.A. Her practice focuses on the areas of estate and special needs planning, trust, probate and elder law.  Professional Experience :… Read more about Jennifer L. Lile Attorney At Law
  3. Catherine Pastore Pavlik
    Catherine is a staff attorney with Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Company, L.P.A.   Her practice is concentrated in the areas of estate planning, trusts and probate law and elder law, which includes the drafting of… Read more about Catherine Pastore Pavlik Attorney At Law
  4. John M. Tucker
    John has been with Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths and Dougherty Co., L.P.A. since 1995, and regularly represents clients on transactional matters, as well as by serving as outside general counsel for many companies. John takes great pride in… Read more about John M. Tucker Attorney At Law
  1. Jeffrey A. Willis
    Jeffrey is a Director at Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty and is a member of the firm’s Corporate Section representing corporations and business entities regarding general corporate matters, as well as specific… Read more about Jeffrey A. Willis Attorney At Law

Estate Planning & Probate Law News Articles

KWGD Attorneys Meet With Washington, D.C. Elected Officials
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
06.10.13
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A., attorneys Richard E. Davis and Jennifer L. Lile traveled to Washington D.C. on April 16 th to meet with Senators Brown, Portman and their staff as advocates for persons with… read more of "KWGD Attorneys Meet With Washington, D.C. Elected Officials"
Estate Planning For Young Adults
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
11.19.12
The two most frequent reasons young adults feel that estate planning is not necessary are insufficient assets and age.  Young adults believe that there is plenty of time to get the appropriate estate planning documents in place, and in… read more of "Estate Planning For Young Adults"
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