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William S. Abernathy, Jr.
William S. Abernathy, Jr.
wsabernethy@strausstroy.com

Janet L. Houston
Janet L. Houston
jlhouston@strausstroy.com

Kenneth H. Kinder, II
Kenneth H. Kinder, II
khkinder@strausstroy.com

Franklin A. Klaine, Jr.
Franklin A. Klaine, Jr.
faklaine@strausstroy.com

Larry A. Neuman, Of Counsel
Larry A. Neuman, Of Counsel
laneuman@strausstroy.com

Thomas C. Rink
Thomas C. Rink
tcrink@strausstroy.com

Timothy B. Theissen
Timothy B. Theissen
tbtheissen@strausstroy.com

Carrie R. Waide
Carrie R. Waide
crwaide@strausstroy.com

Matthew J. Worth
Matthew J. Worth
mjworth@strausstroy.com

Elizabeth M. Reeder, Of Counsel
Elizabeth M. Reeder, Of Counsel
emreeder@strausstroy.com

Alex S. Rodger
Alex S. Rodger
asrodger@strausstroy.com

Strauss Troy

150 East Fourth Street
4th Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States

Consult with a Proven Cincinnati Trusts and Estates Lawyer

The proven Cincinnati estate lawyers at Strauss Troy are experienced in the effective resolution of estate lawsuits and claims as related to family estates and trusts. Cincinnati estate attorneys are knowledgeable in all areas of general estate law, including but not limited to instances of estate bankruptcy, living trusts and retirement planning in Cincinnati, Ohio.

The Cincinnati trusts and estates attorneys have experience representing clients with matters involving:

  • Cincinnati Decedents Estate Lawyer
  • Cincinnati Estate Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Cincinnati Estate Lawyer
  • Cincinnati Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Cincinnati Family Trusts Lawyer
  • Cincinnati Living Trusts Lawyer
  • Cincinnati Powers of Attorney Lawyer
  • Cincinnati Retirement Planning Lawyer
  • Cincinnati Special Needs Trusts Lawyer
  • Cincinnati Trust Lawyer
  • Cincinnati Unclaimed Property Lawyer
  • Cincinnati Wealth Planning Lawyer

Experienced Cincinnati Trust Attorney

Trusts are estate-planning tools that can replace or supplement wills; as well as help manage property during life. A trust manages the distribution of a person’s property by transferring its benefits and obligations to different people. There are many reasons to create a trust, making this property distribution technique a popular choice for many people when creating an estate plan.

The basics of trust creation are fairly simple. To create a trust, the property owner (called the “trustor,” “grantor,” or “settlor”) transfers legal ownership to a person or institution (called the “trustee”) to manage that property for the benefit of another person (called the “beneficiary”). The trustee often receives compensation for his or her management role. Trusts create a “fiduciary” relationship running from the trustee to the beneficiary, meaning that the trustee must act solely in the best interests of the beneficiary when dealing with the trust property. If a trustee does not live up to this duty, then the trustee is legally accountable to the beneficiary for any damage to his or her interests. The grantor may act as the trustee himself or herself, and retain ownership instead of transferring the property, but he or she still must act in a fiduciary capacity. A grantor may also name him or herself as one of the beneficiaries of the trust. In any trust arrangement, however, the trust cannot become effective until the grantor transfers the property to the trustee.

An experienced Cincinnati estate lawyer is professional and knowledgeable in understanding the details, facts, complications, and circumstances that arise in a trusts and estates case.

Trusted Cincinnati Estate Law Firm

The Cincinnati estate attorneys at Strauss Troy are distinguished by a history of successful estate claim recoveries and resolutions. For experienced representation in an estate dispute or if you need help with estate planning, contact the Cincinnati estate lawyers at Strauss Troy in Ohio.

Strauss Troy

150 East Fourth Street
4th Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States

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Strauss Troy

150 East Fourth Street
4th Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States

Law Firm Contact: Theresa L. Nelson

Tel: 513.621.2120

Fax: 513.241.8259

Email: tlnelson@strausstroy.com

Website: www.strausstroy.com

Member Since: 2018

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