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Law Offices of Amy R. Turos.

Warning: You’re Losing Money By Not Securing Your Will

  • Published: July 7, 2021

Plus Your Questions Answered

The top issue that we see at our office is client’s not being able to locate their important legal documents. Our office offers a secure legal cloud document storage called Attorneys Vault https://attorneysvault.com/. This service ensures our clients can keep organized and preserve their important documents and not lose money.

If you do not secure your legal documents you can lose your rights. Take control of your money and your inheritance and ensure that your legal documents are secure today.

Your Top Questions Answered:

Do I need to file my Will with the County?

No, you do not need to file your Will with the County. This is due to the fact that your Will cannot be filed with the court until you pass away. The reason for this is because your Will can be modified and changed until you pass away. The purpose of your Will is to allocate your assets when you pass away. We only look to the Will once someone has passed away. Some Probate Courts have the option that you can pay a small fee for the Probate Court to keep your Will for safe keeping only.

How Do I file a Will in Ohio?

It is very important to seek legal counsel before you file anything with the court. This is due to the fact that the Probate Court is a complex process. In order to save you time and money it is best to seek legal counsel to ensure that the process is done correctly.

What Happens if a Will is Not Filed?

If a Will is not filed with the Court, the Court will not issue court orders in accordance with the Will. If there is no Will or if the Will isn’t valid, then we must look to the Ohio Revised Code to figure out which beneficiaries are entitled to inherit.

How Much Does It Cost to File a Will?

This depends if you need to file a Will for a deceased person or if you are submitting your own Will. There are different types of probate cases and so the filing fees varies. Attorneys fees also vary depending on the amount of assets in the estate.

How Long Do You Have to File A Will After Death?

Our offices have filed Wills from all ages. This really depends on the situation of our clients. The Will gets filed with the Probate Court for many reasons. Sometimes clients do not realize they need to file the Will or sometimes clients lose their Will.

It is important to discuss all your legal options with our office. Attorney Vault and Our Office can help resolve your case which can help safe time a resources. Contact us today.

Amy Turos, Esq.

Attorney Amy Turos represents clients in Ohio family law,
estate planning, and motor vehicle accidents throughout Portage County,
Trumbull County, Geauga County, and Summit County Ohio.