Probate & Estate Planning
Elk + Elk’s Amy Papesh and Colleague Susan Richlak Help Pass New Bill Regarding Wrongful Death Claims
Posted in Firm News, Probate & Estate Planning on January 10, 2023
Last week, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed 23 bills into law and vetoed one. Of those 23 bills signed were Elk + Elk's Amy Papesh and colleague Susan Richlak's House Bill 279. The bill revives the law regarding wrongful death claims. House Bill 279 In June of 2021, Papesh and Richlak testified before the...
Everything to Know About Wills
Posted in Probate & Estate Planning on March 1, 2022
The making of a Will is just one critical step in the creation of a successful estate plan. It is important to understand the different types of Wills and which one is right for you. Without a proper Will, you won't have a say in what happens to your assets when you die. Types...
Elk + Elk’s Amy Papesh to Present at National Business Institute Seminars
Posted in Probate & Estate Planning on November 8, 2021
Elk + Elk attorney Amy Papesh will provide valuable insights at several upcoming National Business Institute online seminars. The seminars will cover the most effective estate planning procedures and strategies, drafting wills and trusts in Ohio, and drafting better estate planning documents. Ohio Estate Administration From Start to Finish: A Step-By-Step Guide to Estate...
Estate Planning: A 6-Step Basic Checklist
Posted in Probate & Estate Planning on July 20, 2021
What is estate planning? Your estate is the value of your investments, assets and interests. It is everything of value that you own—real estate, art collections, antiques, investments, insurance, etc. Estate planning is the process of determining who will receive your assets and handle your obligations after your death or incapacitation. Six steps for...
Elk & Elk’s Amy Papesh to Discuss Asset Management at Upcoming Probate Seminar
Posted in Probate & Estate Planning on February 16, 2018
Elk & Elk attorney Amy Papesh will share her extensive experience in probate and asset management at an upcoming National Business Institute live seminar in Akron. NBI’s “PROBATE: Everything You Need to Know.” takes place on Thursday, March 8, and Friday, March 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. at Doubletree Hotel Akron -...
Elk & Elk attorneys to present at upcoming National Business Institute seminar
Posted in Accident & Injury, Firm News, Probate & Estate Planning on October 27, 2017
Elk & Elk attorneys Amy L. Papesh and William J. Price will share their extensive experience in the area of wrongful death litigation at an upcoming National Business Institute live seminar in Cleveland. NBI’s “Wrongful Death Litigation: Start-to-Finish” takes place on Thursday, November 30, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the CMBA Conference...
Elk & Elk’s Amy Papesh to Present on Estate Administration at Upcoming Seminar
Posted in Firm News, Probate & Estate Planning on April 25, 2017
Elk & Elk attorney Amy Papesh will share her extensive experience in estate administration and help others gain a better understanding of the proper procedures at an upcoming National Business Institute live seminar in Cleveland. (more…)
Elk & Elk’s Amy Papesh to Present at National Business Institute Estate Planning Seminar
Posted in Firm News, Probate & Estate Planning on February 27, 2017
Elk & Elk attorney Amy Papesh will offer valuable insights into the most effective estate planning procedures and strategies at National Business Institute’s upcoming “Estate Planning from A to Z” seminar. The two-day program kicks off on Monday, March 20, with Papesh’s presentations on client screening and intake and key elements of effective wills....
Posted in Probate & Estate Planning on April 30, 2015
Many people think estate planning is only for the elderly or the very rich; however, every adult should prepare a Will, regardless of age or income level. A Will ensures your assets are distributed according to your wishes. Without a Will, the law dictates these decisions. What is a Will? Simply put, a Will is...
Adult Guardianships: Caring for the Elderly
Posted in Probate & Estate Planning on June 5, 2014
If you are caring for an elderly family member who is no longer able to manage his or her own affairs, you may need to consider establishing legal guardianship. A guardian is a person who is appointed by the court as a representative to make decisions on behalf of a person who is found...