Category Archives: Updates

Joseph Kohler To Receive The 2013 Columbus Bar Community Service Award

Joseph E. Kohler will be awarded the prestigious 2013 Columbus Bar Community Service Award at the Columbus Bar Foundation’s Annual Meeting on May 16th.  The award recognizes Joe’s contributions to the central Ohio community and his commitment to helping others.  … Continue reading

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Like Many Other Deceased Musicians, Whitney Houston’s Estate Stands To Continue Earning Income

Like many other famous musicians, Whitney Houston had many financial difficulties in her life.  However, even after her death, her estate could be earning a considerable amount of annual income for years to come.  While some of the estate’s royalties … Continue reading

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2,000th Page View!

Kohler & Smith’s Legal Blog is excited to have received its 2,000th page view since its inception!  August of 2011 was the busiest traffic month since the blog was launched last September.  Be sure to check back periodically for all … Continue reading

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Kohler & Smith Welcomes a New Addition to the Firm

Congratulations to Shamus Cassidy and his wife on the newest addition to their family, Kayla Cassidy, born May 2, 2011.  From all reports, Kayla is happy and healthy and we wish her and her family nothing but the best!

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Congratulations to our new Associate Attorney!

Congratulations to Eric D. Van Buskirk on passing the Ohio Bar Examination!  After being sworn in on November 8, 2010, Eric will be Kohler & Smith Co., LPA’s newest Associate Attorney.

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Fiduciary’s Fees

People often wonder how a fiduciary’s fee is determined.  If the decedent died with a will (testate) and appointed a fiduciary in the will, that named fiduciary is called the executor of the decedent’s estate.  If the decedent died without … Continue reading

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The primary duties the Ohio Revised Code places upon Ohio Probate Courts are: the administration of decedent’s estate, the appointment of guardians for minors and incapacitated adults and the supervision of their property, adoptions, changes of name, issuance of marriage … Continue reading

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