How to Make an Ohio Will

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SphinxLegal, 2002 - Law - 131 pages
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MAKE YOUR OWN OHIO WILL EASILY AND LEGALLY

Your property may not go to whom you want if you die without a will. How to Make an Ohio Will explains Ohio law regarding wills and joint property and includes ready-to-use forms. It will show you how to quickly, easily and inexpensively set up the distribution of your estate so that you will know who gets your property after you.

This book explains in simple language how:
--Ohio laws affect distribution of your property
--Ohio laws protect beneficiaries
--To prepare your own will
--To decide who will care for your minor children
--To protect your children and their property
--To make specific bequests
--To donate organs for research or transplantation
--To change your will under Ohio law
--To provide for your spouse
--To exempt some property from the control of your will
--To avoid probate with a simple bank account
--To keep your will secret until your death
--To forbid the use of artificial life-support systems if you become terminally ill
 

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Contents

BASICS OF OHIO WILLS
1
NEEDING AN OHIO WILL
15
MAKING A SIMPLE WILL
19
EXECUTING A WILL
31
AFTER SIGNING YOUR WILL
33
MAKING A LIVING WILL
37
MAKING ANATOMICAL GIFTS
39
GLOSSARY
41
SAMPLE FILLEDIN FORMS
45
BLANK FORMS
69
INDEX
129
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John R.Willamowski received his J. D. from Ohio Northern University in 1985. A senior partner with the law firm of Willamowski ,Willamowski & Stotts in Lima, O h i o, his practice is presently concentrated in the area of probate and estate planning. Over many years of practice, he has personally drafted hundreds of Ohio wills.Mark Warda received his J.D. from the University of Illinois in Champaign. He practiced law in Clearwater, Florida, then gave up abusy practice to publish self-help law books. He has written or co-authored over sixty self-help law books, including How to Make a Florida Will. Mark Warda has been a Florida attorney for over thirty years. He received his BA with Honors from the University of Illinois in Chicago and his JD from the University of Illinois in Champaign. He is the author of over seventy self-help law books. Today Mark is continuing to update his books and running Land Trust Service Corporation. He lives in Lake Wales, Florida with his wife Alexandra and his three year old son, Mark David. John R.Willamowski received his J D from Ohio Northern University in 1985. A senior partner with the law firm of Willamowski ,Willamowski & Stotts in Lima, Ohio, his practice is presently concentrated in the area of probate and estate planning. Over many years of practice, he has personally drafted hundreds of Ohio wills.

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