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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 […]

DAN RICHARDS NAMED WESTON HURD MANAGING PARTNER

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DAN RICHARDS NAMED WESTON HURD MANAGING PARTNER

Weston Hurd LLP is pleased to announce that Daniel A. Richards has been named Managing Partner of the 42-attorney firm effective January 1, 2020. Dan succeeds Carolyn M. Cappel who is stepping down after 12 years as Managing Partner. Dan joined Weston Hurd in 1994 and has served on the firm’s five-person Management Committee since […]

NO SURPRISE: NO TAX-EXEMPT STATUS FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA ORGANIZATION

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NO SURPRISE:  NO TAX-EXEMPT STATUS FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA ORGANIZATION

The legalization and prescription of so-called “medical marijuana” is increasing on a state by state basis. In a recent IRS Private Letter Ruling (No. 201940008), the organization at issue sought to obtain 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. The organization raised funds to assist individuals in financial need to help them pay for their prescribed treatment with medical marijuana. […]

YOU AUTO KNOW® – A WIN FOR THE GOOD GUYS

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YOU AUTO KNOW® – A WIN FOR THE GOOD GUYS

Recently, Ohio’s Ninth District Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of a class action lawsuit against a dealer for several counts of the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act. The facts of the case are not unlike that in a routine lease transaction. The plaintiff leased a vehicle and executed a lease agreement. The lease agreement […]

WESTON HURD ATTORNEYS NAMED 2020 OHIO SUPER LAWYERS AND RISING STARS

WESTON HURD ATTORNEYS NAMED 2020 OHIO SUPER LAWYERS AND RISING STARS

Congratulations to the following Weston Hurd attorneys named 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business.  Attorneys are selected using a patented multiphase process that combines statewide nominations, independent research, and peer evaluations to create a credible, comprehensive, and diverse listing. Kevin R. Bush Personal Injury General: Defense Carolyn M. Cappel Personal Injury […]

Congratulations Hilary Taylor

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Congratulations Hilary Taylor

Heartfelt congratulations to retired Weston Hurd partner, Hilary Taylor, who was honored by the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA) at its annual meeting in Cleveland. The OACTA Inclusion and Equity Scholarship shall now be known as the OACTA Hilary S. Taylor Inclusion and Equity Scholarship in honor and in appreciation of Hilary’s many […]