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REMINDER REAL ESTATE VALUES ARE UP: APPLICATIONS FOR PROPERTY TAX REDUCTIONS DUE MARCH 31, 2022

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REMINDER REAL ESTATE VALUES ARE UP: APPLICATIONS FOR PROPERTY TAX REDUCTIONS DUE MARCH 31, 2022

Back in December, we sent an advisory that certain Ohio counties were due to revise real estate tax values, whether by estimated update or full re-appraisal. These revised tax values for 2021 affect the amount of taxes paid in 2022 and thereafter. The advisory also served as a reminder that property owner challenges to their property values and the […]

Some Churches Might Consider Official IRS Exemption Recognition

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Some Churches Might Consider Official IRS Exemption Recognition

As a rule, organizations operated for religious purposes, commonly churches, are not required to file an application for tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (this application is a “Form 1023”) but can still receive deductible contributions. However, where no application is made, the church will not receive a written IRS determination validating its tax-exempt […]

2022 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims

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2022 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims

Weston Hurd’s 2022 – Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims serves as a comprehensive go-to-guide and useful reference tool for insurance claims professionals. Researched and written by Weston Hurd attorneys, the Primer contains Ohio statutes, case citations and covers topics involving: Claim Limitation Periods – Statutes of Limitation; Product Liability Statute of Repose; Construction Statute of Repose; Legal […]

Planning for Your Loved Ones

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Planning for Your Loved Ones

“With Valentine’s Day being in February, why not show the person in your life how much you really care by getting your estate plan in order?” says Weston Hurd partner Jay Nabors, who focuses on estate planning. A lot of married people push estate planning to the back burner, figuring their spouse will automatically get […]

Weston Hurd Partner Sam Lauricia Panelist at ABA Section of Taxation Mid-Year Tax Meeting

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Weston Hurd Partner Sam Lauricia Panelist at ABA Section of Taxation Mid-Year Tax Meeting

Sam Lauricia has been invited to speak at the ABA’s Section on Taxation Mid-Year Tax Meeting on February 1. Sam will take part in a panel discussion with attorneys from Latham & Watkins and Skadden for the section’s committee on civil and criminal tax penalties. The panelists will address the potentially far-reaching effects of CIC […]

Weston Hurd Welcomes New Attorney Adelia Mohan

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Weston Hurd Welcomes New Attorney Adelia Mohan

Weston Hurd LLP is pleased to welcome Adelia Mohan who joins the firm’s Columbus office as an Associate Attorney. Adelia represents her clients in all facets of insurance related actions, including first and third party claims, personal injury, and commercial litigation. Adelia received her B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh and obtained her J.D. from […]

NEW LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY LAW IN OHIO IS EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 11, 2022

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NEW LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY LAW IN OHIO IS EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 11, 2022

Over many years, the limited liability company (“LLC”) has generally become the legal entity of choice for new businesses and new ventures for existing businesses. In the hopes of becoming a more attractive state for business formation, Ohio adopted a new regulatory scheme for the formation and operation of Ohio limited liability companies which becomes effective […]

Mourning the Loss of our Partner and Friend Steven L. Wasserman

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Mourning the Loss of our Partner and Friend Steven L. Wasserman

The attorneys and staff of Weston Hurd LLP mourn the passing of our Partner and friend Steven L. Wasserman. For more than 40 years, Steve represented his clients in banking and business transactions, real estate development, leasing and financing, and complex shareholder matters. Steve received his B.A. magna cum laude from the University of Cincinnati […]