Practice Areas

Gudorf Law Group’s Dayton estate planning attorneys offer practical, caring advice for an array of legal matters.  If you want more detailed information on a particular practice area, click on the name of that practice area or the button to the left. 

Estate Planning Services

We believe in careful planning and proactive solutions to overcome challenges and issues before they arrive. Read More

Ohio Asset Protection

We can work with you to develop different types of wealth preservation strategies to protect you, your family, and your business from a major financial crisis. Read More

Business Succession Planning

Creating a business succession plan yields tremendous benefits in terms of both the business’s continued success, and peace of mind for the business owner and employees. Read More

Estate Planning

Estate planning documents ensure your financial affairs and your health care instructions will be taken care of as you wish. Read More

IRA Planning

IRA accounts can be an excellent vehicle for leaving wealth to one’s chosen beneficiaries and allowing it to continue to grow, tax-deferred. Read More

Long Term Care Planning

Our elder law attorneys can show you how to help you or your family save hundreds of thousands of dollars through Medicaid planning, estate planning, or a combination of these methods. Read More

Planning For Physicians

Physicians and licensed professionals typically earn more money and pay higher taxes than most people and hence have different planning needs. Learn about unique strategies we can implement to protect your future. Read More

Pet Care Trusts

Considering the close connections between pet owners and their pets, it is not surprising that a substantial number of owners want to provide for their companions' care in the event they are unable to do so. Ohio law makes that possible. Read More

Special Needs Planning

A special needs trust is a unique legal vehicle for protecting and providing for a loved one with disabilities so that your assets are not lost to taxes. Read More

Planning for Same-Sex Couples

All Ohio couples, especially those with children, need to have a plan in place for their future security. With the 2015 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, same-sex marriage is legal throughout the United States, but that has not eli… Read More

Nursing Home Crisis Planning

In an ideal world our law firm would simply and calmly assist clients with planning for the future and executing those plans. Unfortunately the world is not ideal and unforeseen events happen that require rapid action. Gudorf Law Group works with cli… Read More


Needing to have a guardian appointed for a loved one can be stressful and difficult, both from an emotional standpoint and a practical one. At Gudorf Law Group, LLC, our experienced and compassionate attorneys can answer your questions and guide you… Read More

Medicaid Planning

When you are faced with a situation in which even a month’s delay in qualifying for Medicaid translates into thousands of dollars lost, you need the help of qualified, knowledgeable professionals. Read More

Veterans Benefits

For over six decades, long-term care financial assistance has been available to certain veterans and their surviving spouses through the Department of Veterans Affairs. Learn how we can help you. Read More

Probate and Estate Administration

The passing of a loved one is a stressful and emotional event. Whether an estate plan exists or not, Gudorf Law Group is armed with the compassionate experience needed to guide families through the process of handling one’s final affairs. Read More

Estate Administration

With years of experience in probate court, the estate administration team of Gudorf Law Group, LLC knows how to open an estate, inventory and assemble the assets, manage the claims of creditors, and handle all other duties of an executor or personal… Read More


When you are coping with the loss of a loved one, these added responsibilities can seem burdensome and unmanageable. Our estate administration team can provide help and support for the entire probate process. Read More

Probate Litigation

Probate litigation, such as a will contest or dispute regarding an estate, involves disagreements that usually take place in the context of great emotional stress, like the death or incapacity of a loved one. It is difficult enough to deal with a fam… Read More

Tax Attorney Services

Today’s economic challenges are forcing governments around the world to step-up tax enforcement in an effort to sustain revenue. Learn how the Ohio tax attorneys at Gudorf Law Group can help you. Read More

Retirement Distribution Planning

The accumulation of wealth doesn’t happen by accident, but through foresight, careful planning, and tireless work. The management and preservation of assets requires equally meticulous attention. That’s where a retirement lawyer can help. At… Read More

Estate and Gift Tax Planning

Everyone is familiar with the expression, “You can’t take it with you,” but when it comes to leaving wealth behind, you have some control over whether it falls into the hands of your loved ones, or falls prey to estate and gift taxes. An estate… Read More

Charitable Planning

At Gudorf Law Group, LLC, our attorneys and financial professionals work with clients who have spent decades accumulating wealth for the benefit of their families and organizations and causes that are important to them. Planned gifts and charitable t… Read More

Income Tax Planning

In life, it is said, nothing is certain but death and taxes. While it’s certainly difficult to avoid taxes, especially income tax, entirely, it is possible to plan in order to minimize one’s tax liability. Gudorf Law Group is affiliated with a gr… Read More

Fiduciary Services

Gudorf Law Group offers private fiduciary services for individuals and families. Our attorneys, affiliated CPAs, and investment advisors, have decades of experience in estate and trust administration, with knowledge of the law, tax, and financial iss… Read More

Farm Business and Estate Planning

Recent research indicates that over one-fourth of all farmers and ranchers, and half of all agricultural landlords, are over 65 years of age. At the same time, available data suggests that only a small percentage of ranchers and farmers have an estat… Read More