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Columbus Elder Law Attorneys

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  • 4 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Tim Q.
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We needed a Notary Public and professional advice on understanding and responding to a limited power of attorney document. Mr. Evans exceeded all expectations with his professionalism, detailed advice and timely service. Would highly recommend him to anyone in need of Notary services and/or legal advice. Will definitely request his services in the future. Tim Quinlan Columbus, OH

Stewart Law Office LLC
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Troy D.
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Mr. Stewart was my attorney through a difficult legal matter and steered me through the process in a timely, efficient, professional, and, most importantly, successful manner. I highly recommend Mr. Stewart. .

  • 2 years in business
Shavone B.
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Ian Vita has to be definitely one of the best lawyers in Columbus. He got my case dismissed and I didn't even think for second it would. I hope and prayed for a lawyer that was more than great, and I got exactly that. He was very personable and polite. I hope and pray to never need a lawyer again to go to court. I will definitely be reccommending him to anyone that knows what's good for them.

Knisley Law
4.3
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Sharon S.
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Kurt was knowledgable, professional, and gave me honest legal advice. It's apparent that he cares about his clients. He made sure I received the compensation I was entitled to, and I was very happy with the way he handled my claim. If I ever get into a pinch with a workplace again, I'll be sure to contact him. I would recommend Kurt at Knisley Law to anyone looking for a personal injury or workers comp attorney.

Rutan Law
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 17 years in business
Dr. Reza N.
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Rutan Law : Criminal Defense Attorney are providing a good criminal defense in Columbus, OH.

Riddell Law LLC
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
About

At Riddell Law, we do not believe in hiding the ball when it comes to fees. We do not believe in running up your legal bill up with costly hourly fees. Rather, we will quote you a flat free up front at your initial consultation. At your initial consultation, we will review your case together, we will answer your questions, and will give our best assessment of your case based on the information provided. If you don’t think we are the right Columbus DUI lawyers for the job, you are under no obligation. To make payment easier, in addition to cash and checks, we accept all major credit cards. Further, if needed, you may qualify for a payment plan. What's more, Columbus DUI, traffic & criminal defense attorney Douglas E. Riddell has been awarded the AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratingsthe highest possible rating given by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review. Additionally, Attorneys Douglas Riddell and Bridget Purdue Riddell were both chosen by Ohio Superlawyers Magazine for inclusion as "Rising Stars" for 2014. Ohio Super Lawyers is a rating and review service of lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer review recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. The Rising Stars list consists of selected attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Ohio are named to the list. Further, Attorneys Douglas Riddell and Bridget were recently rated by Avvo as a perfect 10.0. Under Avvos rating and review system, a 10.0 is the highest ranking a lawyer can obtain. Avvo is an independent lawyers rating and review company that rates lawyers throughout the nation.

Chodosh & Chodosh
5.0
from 1 review
    Cheryl C.
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    Everyone is courteous, professional and readily to assist, at Chodosh & Chodosh Law Office. Attorney Seth D. Preisler, represented me and garnered a generous settlement quickly! I was very pleased with my experience with this law firm.

    • 5 years in business
    Marley G.
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    I have known Erik for about 10 years. He is scrupulous in his legal research and written and legal arguments. He thinks "outside the box" and puts much more than a "day's work" into his work. He is ethical, and will not tell you what you want to hear, but what you need to hear. Unlike some lawyers, he loves the law. Erik is dedicated and thoughtful.

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    We are a law office handling criminal matters in state and federal courts. Additionally, law office handles immigration matters.

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    We are Columbus, Ohio criminal attorney at the Law Offices of Neil Rosenberg. We specialize in criminal law, drug law, federal law and sex crimes law. Our drug lawyers, federal attorneys and sex crimes lawyers will work hard to get you the best possible results. Call us today and ask about our free consultation.

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    We handle family practice, criminal defense, and personal injury section. We offer reasonable rates. We are very accessible attorneys.

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    I do private practice. I am a former Asst. City Attorney, and a former Criminal Justice Instructor. I provide legal representation in felony and misdemeanor cases, domestic relations, and personal injury cases.

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    I've been representing debtors in Chapters 7, 11 and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code for more than 27 years. I have two convenient offices to serve you, one in Hilliard and one in German Village.

    • 46 years in business
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    We are a family-owned practice that focuses on helping injured survivors receive the compensation they deserve. Our skills with workers' compensation and personal injury are second to none. From start to completion, we handle our clients' cases with respect and personalized attention to help them achieve the best possible outcome in disputes over workers' compensation and personal injuries.

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    Our team of attorneys takes care of everything, from getting the essential paperwork done to contacting insurance companies. Expertise and professionalism are hallmarks of our lawyers. Our attorneys have over 70 years of combined experience, which makes us standout among other law firms.

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    We are experienced Columbus, Ohio bankruptcy lawyer, family lawyer, criminal lawyer, and estate planning lawyer who you need to assist you with your legal problems.

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    Mason Law Firm, Dublin, Ohio is a labor law firm helping companies aggressively deal with unions.

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    I have thirty years' of experience serving Central Ohio. I specialize in Family Law, Divorce/Dissolution, Custody, Visitation, Child Support and Civil Protection Order Law. I am a member of the LPA, which is the Legal Professional Association.

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    Cynthia (Cindi) Irwin, Attorney at Law, has been a practicing attorney for more than 30 years. Initially, Cindi practiced law in a prosecutor capacity for the City of Columbus, Ohio. She subsequently began a solo law practice which has continued to grow through the succeeding years to current. Prior to 1997, Cindi’s legal practice represented clients in numerous areas including the following: * criminal * traffic * juvenile * domestic * civil matters * debt collection * bankruptcy * probating estates * guardianships * estate planning For the past fifteen (15) years, Cindi has primarily focused in the areas of probating estates, estate planning and guardianships.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    What kind of lawyer does wills?

    No one likes talking about death, but it’s better than leaving your children or siblings to sort out your estate. A clearly planned will can make the time of mourning easier for everyone. An estate attorney will develop a legal will, create trusts on your behalf, and ensure the proper execution of your estate after you pass away.  

    Family attorneys and estate attorneys, also called probate and wills attorneys, can each prepare wills. The type of lawyer best suited to prepare your will depends on your situation. Most family attorneys provide services to prepare basic wills, including bequeathing property and personal items to family or naming a guardian for minor children. However, estate attorneys specialize in preparing wills in more complex situations. Consider hiring an estate attorney if you:

    • Have a large number of assets, especially those subject to estate taxes
    • Want to create a trust, such as allowing a spouse to live in your home until he or she dies and then leaving it to your children, or set up long-term care for a beneficiary
    • Have an ownership stake in a business
    • Expect someone to contest your will
    • Want to disinherit your spouse

    How do you find a good lawyer for wills?

    Estate planning is an important part of financial planning, so it’s important to find the right attorney to prepare your will. Although most family attorneys can put together a basic will, you may want one who specializes in wills and estate planning, especially if you have a lot of assets or a dependent to take care of. You may need an attorney who has expertise in planning and executing trusts and a background in taxes. Ask how the attorney charges; some charge by the hour, others have a set fee for writing wills, and some charge a percentage of the total value of the estate. Make a list of several potential wills attorneys to interview. Make sure you make a strong personal connection with your attorney — you need to be comfortable telling him or her personal, confidential information about your life, and you need to feel that the attorney is committed to solving any problems that may arise while writing your will. Also find out how long the attorney has practiced estate law and whether he or she has handled wills similar to yours.

    How much does it cost to have a living will?

    Either a family attorney or an estate, or wills, attorney can help you prepare a living will, either as part of your general estate planning or as an individual document. The cost typically ranges from $250 to $500, depending on your attorney’s fees; some charge by the hour, while others have a flat rate for writing a living will. Some states require living wills to be notarized, which adds an average of $5 to $15. In a living will — also called an advanced healthcare directive — you specify whether you want to be kept on life support if you become terminally ill or lapse into a persistent vegetative state. You can also answer other important questions in a living will like your preferences for tube feeding, artificial hydration and pain medication in situations when you cannot communicate your wishes on your own.

    How much should an estate plan cost?

    The cost of an estate plan depends largely on the number of parts it includes and the complexity of the documents. The most basic estate plan is simply a will, but it may also include designating power of attorney or a health care proxy to another person, writing a living will, or making a HIPAA authorization. The average national cost to make an estate plan ranges from $350 to $900, but can cost much more in complicated situations. For example, an estate attorney may charge only $900 to prepare a basic will providing outright distribution — meaning that property and assets are distributed upon death. Writing a more complicated will and holding assets in trusts can cost $3,000, or more. The process of creating an estate plan generally takes two to four weeks, starting with the initial consultation with the wills attorney to identify areas of concern in order to design an estate plan that fits your goals and budget. Once an estate plan is written, the attorney meets with the clients, a notary, and two neutral witnesses to review and sign the plan and associated documents.

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