Estate planning has two important purposes: (1) to ensure your property is distributed according to your wishes with minimal consequences; and (2) it allows you, and not the state, to determine who will look after you and your property in the event that you become disabled and are no longer capable of making these decisions.
Areas of Practice
Whether you are starting a business or have an established company, Ritter & Randolph can assist you in all aspects of your business such as helping you in choosing and formation of the right business entity to help minimize your personal and tax liability, draft and revise employee handbooks, prepare and review contracts, executive agreements, […]
This area of law involves any time a person or business wants to take legal action against another party. Litigation encompasses a full range of cases such as business issues, commercial contracts, contract disputes, guardianships, insurance defense, estate and trust disputes, non-compete litigation, partnership disputes, purchase and sale agreements, real estate title issues, and will […]
Throughout the year, our office assists clients with the preparation of individual income tax, estate, trust and gift tax returns. In addition, we counsel clients in understanding the tax consequences of their estate planning, real estate transactions and business decisions.
The practice of law that involves the relationships among employers, employees, and their labor organizations, except workers’ compensation. It includes all aspects of labor relations (private and public sectors), occupational safety and health, employment discrimination, wage and hour, employee benefits and employment-related torts and contracts, all forms of labor and employment litigation, arbitration, mediation, negotiation […]
Our attorneys at Ritter & Randolph provide comprehensive legal counsel regarding all aspects of non-profit law for businesses operating in Ohio. We have extensive experience in advising non-profit organizations and foundations in all aspects of their organization and operation beginning with the initial application and working with the organization to sort out issues that are […]
Probate is the legal process to transfer the decedent’s probate assets, which are assets titled in the decedent’s name alone, to the estate beneficiaries. The estate beneficiaries are either those named in the decedent’s Will, or if there is no Will, the heirs as defined in the Ohio statute of descent and distribution.
We represent various real estate companies and title insurance firms throughout the State of Ohio, Commonwealth of Kentucky and State of Indiana. We investigate and resolve a wide range of real estate matters including, but not limited to, title agent defalcations, equitable subrogation, priority disputes, fraud, declaratory judgment actions, bankruptcy, and any related issues. Due […]