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Smart Growth Drives Expansion of Weston Hurd’s Columbus Office

Smart Growth Drives Expansion of Weston Hurd’s Columbus Office

The Ohio-based law firm of Weston Hurd LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its Columbus office with the addition of twelve attorneys. Effective January 1, 2022, ten attorneys from Lane Alton will join Weston Hurd. These attorneys, in addition to the recent hires of Robert H. Stoffers and Lorree L. Dendis, will elevate the law […]

HOW MUCH CAN YOU GIFT?

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HOW MUCH CAN YOU GIFT?

The season of gifting is a time when many people choose to maximize their estate liquidation opportunity by giving the ones they love money instead of “things,” says Jay Nabors, a Cleveland-based attorney who focuses on estate planning. But how much is too much? And will there be tax implications? “The current maximum allowed without […]

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

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

The tight market for real estate and higher prices, both residential and commercial, created generally higher tax valuations in Cuyahoga and other counties in their 2021 revaluations. Higher values generally mean higher taxes. At the same time commercial owners of properties such as hotels and shopping plazas have been especially hard hit by the pandemic. […]

Weston Hurd Welcomes New Partner Robert Stoffers

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Weston Hurd Welcomes New Partner Robert Stoffers

Weston Hurd LLP is pleased to announce that Robert H. Stoffers has joined the firm’s Columbus office as a Partner. Bob brings to Weston Hurd more than 35 years of litigation and trial experience. Bob represents his clients in a wide variety of legal matters including general liability, auto and trucking, products liability, construction defects, […]

Weston Hurd Named in the 2022 U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” Rankings

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Weston Hurd Named in the 2022 U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” Rankings

Weston Hurd LLP is proud to be named in the 2022 U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings in both national and metropolitan categories. Overall, Weston Hurd was listed in 13 practice areas, including a national ranking in Insurance Law. According to Best Lawyers, firms “are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients […]

YOUR ESTATE PLANNING ROADMAP

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YOUR ESTATE PLANNING ROADMAP

The holidays are a good time to make estate planning decisions, says Jay Nabors, a Cleveland-based attorney who focuses on estate planning. “This is the time of year when family members are visiting, so getting your affairs in order and then letting your loved ones in on the details makes good sense,” Jay advises. “Sit […]

OSHA Temporary COVID-19 Standard Contains Some Surprises

OSHA Temporary COVID-19 Standard Contains Some Surprises

On November 5, 2021, OSHA’s emergency workplace COVID-19 safety rule will be published and effective. Employers with more than 100 employees will have 30 days to comply. The emergency rule contains several mandatory requirements, few exceptions, typical recordkeeping requirements and some surprising obligations. The rule requires employers to establish a mandatory written vaccination policy for all employees. This […]

When Your Spouse Has Debt

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When Your Spouse Has Debt

Getting married to a person with student loan or any other kind of debt can complicate things. Sometimes, because one partner is a little too far into the red, the other spouse is the only one who can be on a mortgage and is therefore the only one to hold title to the house, says […]