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What do you really want?

When you’ve concentrated in the legal aspects of estate management since the mid ‘70s, you’re bound to keep clients for the long haul. “I’ve had the children of people I’ve done wills for 40 years ago come to me when their mom or dad passes away because mine is the name on the document,” smiles John J. Urban. “In some...

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When you can’t find the will

Mom or Dad dies, and everyone is left scrambling to try and figure out where the will is. “I’ve had people bring in copies of wills because they can’t find the originals,” says John J. Urban, an attorney who has concentrated in estate management since the mid ‘70s. “In certain circumstances, we can probate a signed copy...

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When you aren’t the first spouse

It’s never easy when a parent or spouse dies. Adding insult to injury is the tangled web that’s woven when that person dies without a will.  John J. Urban, an attorney who has concentrated in estate management since the mid ‘70s, describes the situation facing one family in exactly those circumstances.  “The husband died and his house...

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Penny wise and pound foolish

With do-it-yourself estate planning documents easily accessible online, often for less money than it costs to sit down with a qualified attorney, it may be tempting to throw caution to the wind and entrust that your estate, medical and financial wishes will be accurately represented on a generic form. Don’t be penny wise and pound foolish,...

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An eye for craftsmanship

As one of the fastest growing home remodelers in Cleveland, Tamer Construction offers the perfect marriage of old school and new school. John Tamer worked his way up from craftsman to project manager for a big construction company, to founding Tamer Construction in 1988.  In many ways, he’s never stopped being an old-world craftsman, hiring...

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