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Security Deposit Pitfalls for Developers and Landlords in Ohio

When drafting form leases and security deposit policies for residential rental properties*, developers should be aware of Ohio Revised Code Section 5321.16 titled “Procedures for Security Deposits”.  R.C. 5321.16(A) requires that “[a]ny security deposit in excess of fifty dollars or one month's periodic rent, whichever is greater, shall bear interest on the excess at...

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Risks of Do-It-Yourself Estate Planning

Written and Contributed to Kooperman Law Offices by By Jacqueline Ferris MacLaren, Esq. of MacLaren Law, LLC.

If you have not used Legal Zoom, I suspect you have at least heard of it.  Legal Zoom is the leading legal service web site on the internet.  Among its legal services, Legal Zoom provides do-it-yourself estate planning. ...

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