Dear Dale: When I was a salesman for a business, my boss had me review a print advertisement and then told me to sign the contract to place the ad if I thought the proof was OK. My boss folded the business later that year and the advertising company
Dear Dale: My brother's school conducted a background check on him because he's in their pharmacy program. The check turned up a public nuisance charge from 15 years ago when he was an undergrad at Ohio University. He remembers paying a ticket, but
Dear Dale: Recently, I suffered a serious fall while walking down some stairs at a business. The upper part of the stairwell was lit, but when I turned the corner I found that the light was out. Because I couldn't see, I missed the bottom step,
My dad is considering hiring an attorney to explore putting all of his property in a trust. His goal is to protect the property from going into probate and to decrease the tax burden on his heirs after he and my mom are deceased. What should he know about this process and is a trust a good idea?
My son was arrested for driving under the influence of heroin. He is scheduled to move to California to attend a special high school program and he's supposed to leave before his court date. I was told his case could be heard without him being there, which would allow him to attend his new school. Is this true?
Should the person who is named executor of a will also be named as the health care power-of-attorney? It seems like a conflict of interest.
Dear Dale: I was injured recently in a car accident in Toledo. I gave a recorded statement to the insurance adjuster for the driver who caused the accident, and she ended up sending me a check for $700 and told me she would set aside money for my medical treatment. I cashed the check, but I want to know if I can get more money if I'm still in pain after my treatment.
Dear Dale: My sister had a will and I was told by the attorney who drafted it that I was named executor of her estate. After her death, my sister's husband had a new will drafted and I was never allowed to see her will. My brother-in-law passed away about four months after my sister died, and the attorney for the executor of his estate says I am not entitled to see my sister's will even though I think I was the executor. What can I do?
Dear Dale: My brother-in-law passed away this year. He was survived by his wife and three adult daughters and he was close with everyone in his family. We were under the impression that he had completed a will because he was an attorney, but we can't find an original or copy. What should his family do?
Dear Dale: My daughter was the victim of a serious sexual assault by a teenage boy who had left school early one day. I want to know if my daughter can bring a lawsuit against his parents. Does it make a difference if his parents knew he had