Mahaffey & Associates, LLC
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  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: October 8, 2015

During the estate planning process, most Ohio parents focus on how their assets will be distributed upon their death, which is an event that is projected to occur far in the future. In reality, however, no one knows when their time is up, and not everyone will live to a ripe old age in which assets will pass down to…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: August 27, 2015

For many Americans alive today, the expected lifespan is far longer than that of previous generations. In fact, researchers estimate that the average person will live nearly 10 years longer than the expected lifespan of just 60 years ago. While this is great news for Ohio residents, it also means that the established ways of thinking about retirement and estate…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: August 12, 2015

Many in Ohio are aware of the recent groundbreaking Supreme Court decision that legitimized same-sex marriage. As couples across the nation celebrate the ability to join in lawful marriage, they have also received many other benefits associated with married life. Among those benefits are estate planning options, some of which were previously unavailable to same-sex couples, no matter how committed…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: August 11, 2015

A phenomenon has been observed among the nation’s wealthy, and has begun to be referred to as “estate planning fatigue.” This condition exists when an individual or family grows weary of trying to stay ahead of estate tax changes, and simply throws in the towel and neglects to create a viable estate plan at all. Recent research suggests that individuals…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: August 7, 2015

Many people in Ohio take a great deal of pride in accomplishing a wide range of tasks of their own. It is possible to save significant amounts on home repairs, car maintenance and many other common needs for those who are willing to roll up their sleeves and put in the time and effort needed to do those tasks themselves.…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: July 30, 2015

Many Ohio residents take a rather narrow-minded approach when it comes to estate planning. They focus almost exclusively on the creation of wills and trusts, and forget to give thought to the more personal aspects of an estate plan. The result can be an effective transfer of wealth from one party to another, but a dearth of interpersonal connectivity. The…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: July 10, 2015

In the effort to shield assets from excessive taxation both during and after an individual’s life, some in Ohio turn to limited family partnerships. This little-known estate planning tool can give families the flexibility needed to retain control over their accumulated wealth, while also preserving assets to pass down to children and grandchildren. The Internal Revenue Service, however, may have…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: June 25, 2015

For many Ohio residents, the primary focus of estate planning is the smooth transfer of wealth to children and grandchildren. While this is an important function of the estate planning process, it is essential to note that not everyone has the same set of needs when it comes to their planning strategy. For many single people, the focus is often…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: June 19, 2015

For many Ohio family businesses, the road to success has been paved with plenty of hard work and perseverance. When considering estate planning options, the primary goal is often to preserve the family business for future generations. While there are a number of ways to do so, the intentions of one’s children play a pivotal role in finding the best…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: April 2, 2015

There is a legal hurricane blowing for LGBT couples. Starting with the fall of DOMA in June of 2014, the law surrounding gay and lesbian couples can’t seem to settle. On one hand, we have oral arguments set in the US Supreme Court which, I believe will result in paradigm shifting change in the law for gay and lesbian couples,…Read More

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