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Aaron Epling

Aaron Epling

Epling Law Office
  • Estate Planning, Probate, Elder Law ...
  • Ohio
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Aaron B. Epling operates Epling Law Office, LLC; serving all of Ohio and limited primarily to estate planning and probate law. He routinely assists clients in the orderly and tax efficient transfer of wealth during life and after death by preparing all related estate planning documents; representing fiduciaries of trusts, decedent’s estates and guardianships; planning for incapacity and elder concerns; planning for employee benefits; planning charitable gifts; and handling tax controversy and fiduciary litigation. Aaron resides in Hilliard, Ohio with his wife, Tiffany, and three girls. He is an avid golfer and racquetball player and he enjoys spending time with his girls.

Practice Areas
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Elder Law
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Supreme Court of Ohio Office of Attorney Services
ID Number: 0091942
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  • English
Professional Experience
Epling Law Office
Capital University Law School
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Professional Associations
Ohio State Bar Association - Estate Planning, Trust, & Probate Law Section
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State Bar of Ohio  # 0091942
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Articles & Publications
Modern Ohio Estate Planning
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Websites & Blogs
Epling Law Office, LLC
Legal Answers
47 Questions Answered
Q. Do I need a lawyer if im the closest living relative and my dads house is morgaged out and the car is a lease.
A: Going through probate just for tools and household goods is rarely done in practice. If he has creditors, then talk to an attorney because they could be upset at you for selling the items and not giving them the money. If not, then I can't think of anybody else who could file a good claim against you (i.e. sue you).
Q. My brother died without a proper will and his assets are very small. Can we settle his small estate without a lawyer?
A: If the two children don't like one another, then you should get an administrator appointed to sell the house and split the proceeds. Are you (the administrator) required to have an attorney? No. Should you? Unless you are a probate attorney in Ohio, then yes. The beneficiaries could sue you if you make one mistake. Since they already dislike each other, then this case has a heightened possibility of litigation at the outset. Further, the estate will probably pay the attorney fees.
Q. How can I keep my deceased Mother's house from being taken by Medicaid Estate Recovery in Ohio?
A: This is a very good question. If you are disabled, then you may be able to stay in the house. If not, then another option is to negotiate with Medicaid and they may take a lower amount in exchange for not having to foreclose. Either way, you should probably get an experienced attorney involved who knows how cases like this usually work out. So you know, this would have happened whether she had a will or not.
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Contact & Map
3544 Main Street
Hilliard, OH 43026
Telephone: (614) 876-7888
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed