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Ohio Parents Get School Records

Ohio parents get school records, even if the parent is not the custodial parent of the children.  Both parents have the right to access their child’s school records.  The schools generally recognize the right of the legal custodian and residential parent’s access to school records.  However, some schools may not always[…]

Daniel Gigiano Reviews Defending Ohio Castles

Attorney Daniel Gigiano reviews defending Ohio castles, which is based on the age-old castle law.  Ohio’s castle law allows you to defend yourself in your home.  Otherwise known as the “castle doctrine,”  the law now recognizes the security and sanctity of the home.    Attorney Daniel Gigiano Reviews Defending Ohio Castles Past[…]

Ohio Juveniles Get Adult Penalties

Ohio juveniles get adult penalties in juvenile court when they commit serious crimes.  These juveniles are labeled Serious Youthful Offender (SYO), which blends juvenile and adult sentences.  Bindovers to adult court are not included in this article, as those cases involve a hearing to determine if a juvenile should be tried[…]

Top Twenty Ohio Traffic Accident Tips

What should you do if you are involved in a traffic accident?  Here are the top twenty Ohio traffic accident tips you should follow.  Unless otherwise specified, this list addresses traffic accidents public roads.  Stop and remain at the scene.  Give your name, address, vehicle license plate number, and name[…]

Daniel Gigiano Reviews Ohio Foreclosure Procedures

In this article, Attorney Daniel Gigiano reviews Ohio foreclosure procedures.  Before a foreclosure case is filed, the mortgage company sends a foreclosure referral package to their attorney.  A title examination is done to identify all individuals and entities that have an interest in the real estate, which can even include spouse’s dower[…]

Daniel Gigiano Reviews Landlord Tenant Disputes

In this article, Attorney Daniel Gigiano reviews landlord tenant disputes and how to resolve them.  There are landlord duties and tenant duties that landlords and tenants need to follow.  The law provides remedies for failure to follow such duties.  There are duties under Ohio landlord-tenant laws and under the lease.[…]

Daniel Gigiano Reviews Creating Testamentary Wills

Attorney Daniel Gigiano reviews creating testamentary wills in this article.  A will is a document that contains instructions setting forth how a person would like to have his or her probate property distributed upon death.  Creating testamentary wills requires that the person must be at least eighteen years old, of[…]

Ernesto Miranda Story

When learning about or researching many famous cases, I often wondered what actually happened to the person involved.  The legal battle and back story rarely ends with the famous case.  In my own practice, winning in the appellate court can either be a decisive victory or simply one step toward[…]

When Child Support Stops

When child support stops, it means one of the statutory factors have come into play.  Ohio law determines when child support stops, as follows:    The child is no longer attending high school upon turning eighteen years old. The child stops attending high school after turning eighteen years old. The[…]

UnMarried Couples Property Division

Couples who are living together do not have the same rights to division of property as married couples.  Unmarried couples property division is very different than married couples property division.  Ohio recognizes that marriage entitles a couple to certain property rights, leaving non-marital relationships to use other Ohio law provisions.[…]