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, Trusts, and Probate Law by the Ohio State Bar Association.
Antenuptial agreements, also referred to as prenuptial agreements, have become a bigger part of the development of an estate plan. A prenuptial agreement is an agreement that is entered into before marriage which states the parties’ rights during the marriage, after a death, and after a divorce or dissolution of […]Read More
During the past approximately 30 years during which I have been practicing law, I have seen a number of situations where families have had various conflicts among themselves after their parents pass away. There appear to be a number of reasons for these family conflicts. A number of times the […]Read More
We as a society are utilizing various websites to handle practically all of our financial affairs these days. It is critical that when working on your estate planning documents such as wills, trusts, and power of attorneys that you also organize your various usernames and passwords for the websites and […]Read More
Federal and Ohio Tax Changes For 2022, there are a number of federal and Ohio tax changes that individuals should be aware of as well as increases due to inflation. Some of those federal and Ohio changes are as follows: Social Security monthly payments will rise by approximately 6% in […]Read More
Comparison of 529 Accounts, Accounts Under Ohio Transfers to Minors Act, and Irrevocable Trusts I often have questions from clients who want to establish an investment for their grandchildren as to what type of account they should establish. Basically, there are three types of accounts that individuals can establish for […]Read More
Organ, Tissue and Eye Donation in Ohio Ohio allows individuals to be donors of organs, tissue, and eyes. If an individual has not already registered as a donor with the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles when obtaining or renewing his or her driver’s license, the individual can complete a document […]Read More