As CFO of Gudorf Law Group, Danny directs the administrative, financial and risk management operations of the firm. Danny Joined Gudorf Law Group in 2010. Prior to joining the firm Danny received a B.A. in Economics from Miami University.
For anyone in need of an Estate Planning Attorney who is very well versed in Medicaid Planning, all types of Trusts and Tax Laws, I would not hesitate at all in recommending Ted. Read More
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It’s a fairly common scenario: an older person, whose adult children may live in different states, begins to need more care than they can get at home. The older person and their family make the decision that nursing home care is needed, and a place is selected. Often, it’s near the older person’s home, perhaps […]
You have no doubt heard and read a lot about the importance of having an estate plan. It is true that every adult (even young adults) needs an estate plan. But what exactly makes up an estate plan? Are there documents you must have, and those you can get away without? It is easier to […]
As you can imagine, we see many people in our law office who have a loved one suffering from dementia. Family members and spouses often find themselves needing to make decisions to keep a patient and their assets safe. Unfortunately, the nature of dementia is that the patient may not recognize the need for help, […]
If you have a loved one who is no longer able to manage their own affairs and finances, you may be considering applying for guardianship in order to help them. You have probably looked into the circumstances under which a guardian can be appointed, but one aspect of guardianship you might be unfamiliar with is […]
A guardian of a legally incapacitated adult can do a lot of things for him or her: pay and collect debts, file lawsuits on the ward’s behalf, make investments, manage real estate, and more. But can a guardian make an estate plan for a ward? It is easy to see the advantages and disadvantages to […]
On this episode we talk to an estate planning attorney, Ted Gudorf, J.D., LL.M., about buying hunting property with a group of buddies as well as some of the things to consider when passing down your hunting property to your children.
The Maine Legislature voted this week to legalize assisted suicide. The measure passed by a one-vote margin, and, at this writing, sits on the governor’s desk awaiting signature. The bill would allow doctors to prescribe terminally-ill patients with less than six months to live a fatal dose of medication. The assisted suicide bill provides for […]
A last will and testament is an important document; among other things, it dictates the distribution of a deceased person’s property to his or her intended beneficiaries. As such, it is important to be sure that a document appearing to be a valid will actually is. Ohio has long had in place statutes about what […]
Estate planning, like most aspects of life, changes over time. One of the most striking recent changes is the need to plan for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, which did not exist a little more than a decade ago. Yet because of the potential value of these assets, and the volatility of that value, they could end […]
Most people understand the importance of making an estate plan: to provide for the future security of your loved ones and distribute your possessions according to your wishes after your death. But many people fail to consider the importance of details such as where an estate plan, once completed, should be kept for safekeeping. Should […]