Real Estate

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 […]

COVID-19 and Force Majeure

COVID-19 and Force Majeure

Unforeseeable circumstances – such as the outbreak of coronavirus (“COVID-19”) – that prevent a party from fulfilling its contractual duties may fall under the force majeure clause of that contract. However, a great deal depends on the nature of the event and its impact on the specific contract and its performance by the parties.  The […]

PRICE OF LLC MAY SET REAL ESTATE VALUE FOR TAX PURPOSES

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PRICE OF LLC MAY SET REAL ESTATE VALUE FOR TAX PURPOSES

Parties to real estate transactions frequently use the transfer of limited liability company membership interests instead of a deed to transfer ownership in the underlying real property. This may be done for a variety of reasons, including the avoidance of paying a conveyance fee. Historically, this method has also been used when the purchase price […]

APPLICATIONS FOR PROPERTY TAX REDUCTIONS DUE MARCH 31

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APPLICATIONS FOR PROPERTY TAX REDUCTIONS DUE MARCH 31

Applications to attempt to lower residential and commercial real estate taxes are due March 31, so this is a good time for property owners to review the taxes they pay and analyze whether they should apply for a reduction. Property owners can apply to county Boards of Revision and potentially reduce the county’s valuation of their […]

THE NUN WON – PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS

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THE NUN WON – PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS

A so-called “home for the aged” can apply for real estate tax exemption under Section 5709.12 of the Ohio Revised Code. More familiar names for these homes may be residential care facility or nursing home. One requirement for exemption is that the facility “provide services for the life of each resident without regard to the resident’s ability […]

Weston Hurd Receives Regional and National Recognition in 2020 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” List

Weston Hurd Receives Regional and National Recognition in 2020 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” List

Weston Hurd LLP is pleased to announce that it has received one national and 15 metropolitan rankings in the recently released 2020 “Best Law Firms” list. According to the U.S. News/Best Lawyers press release, Best Law Firms “are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers…Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and […]

Weston Hurd Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America® and “Lawyers of the Year”

Weston Hurd Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America® and “Lawyers of the Year”

Weston Hurd LLP is Pleased to Announce EIGHT firm attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020, the only purely peer-review™ guide to the legal profession. TWO of the attorneys, W. CHARLES CURLEY and JOHN G. FARNAN, have also received “Lawyer of the Year” recognition. W. CHARLES […]

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 […]