Estate, Trust & Probate

“Series” Limited Liability Companies Will Offer More Options to Ohio Businesses

“Series” Limited Liability Companies Will Offer More Options to Ohio Businesses

Ohio has adopted a modified Limited Liability Company law which becomes effective on January 1, 2022 for all Ohio LLCs and foreign LLCs doing business in Ohio (Senate Bill 276). One of the most important features of the new law is facilitation of the formation of so-called “series” LLCs. One benefit of a series LLC is that […]

Congress Trumps IRS and Confirms Tax Deductions for Expenses Paid with PPP Loans

On December 21, 2020, the United States Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the “Act”). President Trump is expected to sign the Act. Significantly, the Act specifies that business expenses paid with forgiven Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans are tax-deductible. This supersedes IRS guidance that such expenses could not be deducted if the taxpayer […]

The Case for the Augmented Estate

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In this article from the Probate Law Journal of Ohio, Karen Davey discusses the proposed legislation that expands the surviving spouse’s rights beyond the decedent’s probate estate, establishing the “augmented estate.” The article examines why Ohio needs this law and the status of the proposed law. Two controlling cases in Ohio Smyth v. Cleveland Trust […]

Have You Been Delaying?

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Have You Been Delaying?

According to Weston Hurd partner, James Nabors III, “Nobody can predict the future, and making sure your wishes are spelled out for those who may be handling your affairs is crucial.” Read more about estate planning in “Have You Been Delaying.” https://mimivanderhaven.com/articles/have-you-been-delaying

Senate Passes Keeping American Workers Paid and Employed Act as Part of Coronavirus Response

Senate Passes Keeping American Workers Paid and Employed Act as Part of Coronavirus Response

Late last evening, in a bold response to the crisis currently facing our country, the Senate passed the nearly $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This bill, known as Phase 3, is extremely beneficial for small business of all sizes and includes unique provisions to help provide liquidity and to help businesses […]

Weston Hurd Welcomes New Partners JONATHAN A. GOOD and JAMES (JAY) L. NABORS, III

Weston Hurd Welcomes New Partners JONATHAN A. GOOD and JAMES (JAY) L. NABORS, III

JONATHAN A. GOOD brings extensive experience in employment and labor, health care, business, and transactional matters. Specifically, Jon represents his clients in FLSA, retaliation, ERISA, workers’ compensation, and related employment claims. He also advises on medical board issues, long term care matters, and HIPAA compliance. In business litigation and transactional matters, Jon provides counsel on breach […]