The Hard Truth of Estate Planning

The Hard Truth of Estate Planning

When we finally decide to sit and write down our wishes regarding the distribution of our assets, the first question that we ask is “how?” If we are married, our natural inclination is to direct that all our assets will go to our spouse upon our passing.  However, if...
James Honored with 2022 Harrison M. Sayre Award

James Honored with 2022 Harrison M. Sayre Award

Congratulations to Crabbe, Brown & James, LLP Managing Partner, Larry H. James, and his wife, Donna James, 2022 Harrison M. Sayre Award Honorees presented by the Columbus Foundation. Mr. and Mrs. James received the award in recognition of their incredible...
Notarizing a Client’s Affidavit

Notarizing a Client’s Affidavit

Can a lawyer notarize their client’s affidavit for a pending matter and subsequently represent the client in the matter? The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct answered this question in the affirmative in its June 10, 2022 advisory opinion. If questions arise as...
ALFA: Hospitality & Retail Seminar

ALFA: Hospitality & Retail Seminar

As an ALFA International member firm, Crabbe, Brown & James hosted the Hospitality and Retail Practice Group Regional Seminar on June 16, 2022. This seminar was an afternoon of presentations from member firms from across the country. Specifically, presentation...