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...
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...
United States v. Tsarnaev – Jury Selection Process

United States v. Tsarnaev – Jury Selection Process

Earlier this month, the Supreme Court of the United States reversed the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit’s decision in United States v. Tsarnaev – also referred to as the Boston Marathon Bomber case. One argument that the Government presented before the Supreme...