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June 24, 2016

Obergefell at One Year

The U.S. Supreme Court released a momentous ruling on June 26 last year ensuring the rights of same-sex couples to marry across the country.

June 23, 2016

11,000 Guardians Take Judicial College Course in First Year

As an adult guardian, Sonya Evans cares for her wards like she does her roses – tending to them with the upmost devotion.

June 21, 2016

Board of Professional Conduct Reviewing Requests for Medical Marijuana Advisory Opinions

The Board of Professional Conduct has received two requests from attorneys seeking ethical guidance regarding H.B. 523, signed by Gov. John R. Kasich on June 8.

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JUNE 24, 2016

Ninth District Directs Trial Court to Review Mental Capacity for Ward Who Changed Will

An appeals court sent a case contesting a 2008 will back to a trial court to determine if a ward under a guardian’s legal care understood what he was doing when he changed his will to add beneficiaries.

JUNE 16, 2016

Court Resolves How Federal Debt Collection and State Consumer Sales Laws Impact Debt-Buyers and Collection Lawyers

A lawsuit against a debt-buying firm and lawyers seeking to collect on a defaulted credit card account can proceed after the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today on several issues regarding the application of federal and state laws governing debt collection.

JUNE 15, 2016

Tax Commissioner Must Refund Nearly $360,000 Income-Tax Penalty

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled today that the Ohio tax commissioner abused his discretion when he refused to refund a penalty to a U.S. congressman and his wife who delayed paying income tax earned by a trust because they relied on a legal interpretation that imposed the tax on the trust.

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JUNE 21, 2016

Justice French Tapped for Federal Judiciary Advisory Committee Role

Image of Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith L. FrenchOhio Supreme Court Justice Judith L. French will serve a three-year term on an advisory committee of the federal judiciary’s national policy-making body after her appointment June 13 by U.S. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.

JUNE 15, 2016

Bench Card Offers Guidance on Collection of Court Fines, Costs in Juvenile Court

The Ohio Supreme Court today announced the availability of a bench card for costs, fees, fines, and restitution in juvenile court.

JUNE 13, 2016

Governor Fills Summit County Common Pleas Court Vacancy

Scot A. Stevenson will become a judge on the Summit County Common Pleas Court on June 15 after his appointment by Gov. John R. Kasich on June 10 to fill a vacancy.

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June 24, 2016

Obergefell at One Year

The U.S. Supreme Court released a momentous ruling on June 26 last year ensuring the rights of same-sex couples to marry across the country.

June 23, 2016

11,000 Guardians Take Judicial College Course in First Year

As an adult guardian, Sonya Evans cares for her wards like she does her roses – tending to them with the upmost devotion.

June 21, 2016

Board of Professional Conduct Reviewing Requests for Medical Marijuana Advisory Opinions

The Board of Professional Conduct has received two requests from attorneys seeking ethical guidance regarding H.B. 523, signed by Gov. John R. Kasich on June 8.

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