In the Community

Gudorf Law Group, LLC has been a fixture in the Dayton, Ohio area for decades, offering a variety of services designed to preserve, enhance, and transfer wealth. It's important to us to not just do business in our community, but to give back to the region in which we live and work. As a firm that provides estate planning and tax advisory services, we know how essential it is for individuals to have a feeling of security and control over their lives. We are honored to help some of Dayton's wealthiest families protect their well-being and their futures, but we also want to help Dayton residents with fewer advantages to maintain a sense of stability and autonomy as well.

Serving and Supporting Vulnerable Adults in the Dayton Area

To this end, Ted Gudorf, our managing attorney, has accepted a three-year term on the Board of Directors for Life Essentials, a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to enhance the well-being of vulnerable adults in the Dayton, Ohio community, especially the mentally ill. Among the programs offered by Life Essentials are:

  • Guardianship: Offering support through legal guardianship to individuals deemed mentally incompetent by the Probate Court, and who lack family or friends who are willing and able to make decisions in their best interests.
  • CHUMS: Offering senior citizens with mental illnesses education, networking and behavioral support that allows them to remain independent and in control of their own lives.
  • Guardian Angel Volunteers: Offering visiting, monitoring, advocacy for and support of vulnerable adults under guardianship to ensure that their health, safety, and care needs are being met.
  • Peer Academy: Offering training for past or current recipients of mental health or substance abuse treatment to serve as peer supporters or recovery coaches for others who are in a similar situation.

Ted Gudorf believes that a healthy, thriving community cares for all its members, including those who are most vulnerable. He is honored to be working with Life Essentials

Ensuring Legal Access for All Dayton Residents

Ted Gudorf's work with Life Essentials is only the latest episode in his history of volunteer service to the Dayton community. Ted is also proud to have been a Founding Trustee of the Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project (GDVLP), a pro bono legal organization located at the Dayton Bar Association. Supported by Legal Aid of Western Ohio, GDVLP registers private attorneys to provide legal services at no cost in civil cases. Since its founding in 1988, GDVLP has provided Dayton-area residents with over $14 million dollars in donated legal services.

The attorneys and staff of Gudorf Law Group, LLC remain committed to serving, and improving the quality of life for, all members of the Dayton community. We invite you to contact Gudorf Law Group, LLC to learn more about our services and the community organizations we support.