Mahaffey & Associates, LLC
Mahaffey & Associates, LLC

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  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: May 24, 2021

In today’s complex world, it’s no longer sufficient to write a will and sign it. A complete estate plan includes several different types of documents, all with specific functions – such as a Financial Power of Attorney, a Healthcare Power of Attorney, a Living Will, and various forms of trusts. Estate planning attorneys counsel their clients to include all of…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: February 26, 2021

There are many kinds of trusts that you can use in your estate plan. A trust is designed to hold your assets, but depending on the kind of trust you use, what happens with those assets and the protections you receive may vary. Some of the most common kinds of trusts that you’ll see used in estate plans include: Irrevocable…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: September 14, 2020

You may have heard that after you pass away, all or some of your estate must be processed by an Ohio probate court. This is also called passing the estate through probate. It is a legal process by which a judge accepts or rejects your will as valid or invalid, and oversees the executor’s work of distributing your assets as…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: April 21, 2020

If your parent or other loved one has recently passed, and you are now the executor of the estate, you may be wondering what you need to do. In a sentence, the executor of an estate ensures that the estate of the decedent pays off any debts or creditors. While it may seem simple, there is a lot more to…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: February 17, 2020

Creating an estate plan is an essential undertaking. It helps you prepare for the future and ensures the security of your family legacy. But in order to make sure your future is secure, an estate plan requires constant updating. Ideally, you should review your estate plan every three to five years, just in case there are any changes you’d like…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: October 11, 2019

Right now, you are healthy enough to make your own medical decisions. However, as you do your estate planning, you are well aware that that may not always be the case. Yes, estate planning does focus on what happens after you pass away, but you may also want to consider what you can do if injury, illness, disease or age…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: June 21, 2019

The estate plan is one of the most important legal moves you will make in your lifetime. It protects all of your assets, money, property and your family in the time of your death. It outlines how your heirs are to receive your money upon your death and much more. If you have an estate plan in place, be sure…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: April 26, 2019

Contrary to popular belief, you are never too old to establish an estate plan. It doesn’t matter if you are 18 or 81, 25 or 95, 30 or 100; age does not matter one bit when creating an estate plan. In fact, if you have the opportunity to create your first estate plan at the age of 90, do so.…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: February 14, 2019

Someone close to you has just had a baby. Congratulations! Maybe you’re now Ohio’s newest grandparent or an uncle, trying to find the perfect gift to welcome the baby to the world. Instead of a stroller or a stuffed animal, how about helping the new parents create an estate plan? Young parents of a new baby probably will tell you…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: December 7, 2018

A power of attorney is a key part of the overall estate plan for Ohio residents, but will it always work the way you intended it to when you need it to? The document is designed to allow someone to take an action on your behalf when you aren’t able to do so. If you are incapacitated, you will need…Read More

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