Archive | April, 2012

Watch this Video from the Father of a Child Attacked by a Dog

April 30, 2012

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If you or someone you know has become the victim of a dog attack anywhere in Ohio, please contact the Ohio law firm of Slater & Zurz LLP by calling 1-800-297-9191 or send a Blog Message to schedule a time to talk that is convenient for you. For more information about Ohio dog bite laws […]

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Stricter Rules for Ohio Dog Breeders

April 23, 2012

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Lawmakers in Ohio are considering a bill that will place stricter regulations on Ohio dog breeders.  The new law would create a Commercial Dog Kennel Control Authority under the state Department of Agriculture.  The new agency would enforce standards of dog care for major breeders, kennels, and retailers.  Areas of regulation would include cage size, […]

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Common Law Marriage in Ohio

April 9, 2012

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Many people in Ohio chose to live together instead of entering into a formal marriage.  People who live together, without the benefit of a formal marriage, may believe that they are in a common law marriage relationship. However, in 1991 the Ohio legislature disallowed common law marriage in the State of Ohio. Accordingly, if you […]

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Options for Oil and Gas Lease Bonuses

April 6, 2012

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Energy prices continue to rise higher than historical averages. This results in oil and gas explorers offering lease payments to Ohio landowners for the right to drill on their land. During lease negotiations, oil and gas explorers may offer an immediate bonus to landowners in addition to regular lease payments as an incentive to lease […]

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Structured Settlements are Still a Very Good Option

April 4, 2012

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The benefits of structuring a portion of your settlement even when interest rates are at historical lows can still be very significant. Your Structured Settlement payments are safe.  Insurance Companies that fund Structured Settlements are required by law to set aside reserves. Those reserves match dollar for dollar with the annuities that they write. All […]

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