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- Elder Law
- Estate Planning
- Family Law
- Social Security Disability
- Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
- U.S. Supreme Court
- English: Spoken, Written
- Mary Ellen Leslie & Associates, LLC
- University of Akron
- Graduate Certificate in Gerontology
- University of Akron School of Law
- J.D. (2001)
- Capital University
- B.A. (1997)
- Ohio State Bar
- Akron Bar Association
- Medina County Bar Association
- National Association of Elder Law Attorneys
- International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
- Northeast Collaborative Professionals
Websites & Blogs
- Mary Ellen Leslie's Website Profile
- Mary Ellen Leslie & Associates, LLC Website
15 Questions Answered
- Q. My mother in law going to recieve a substantial amount of money and a house through inheritance. Can she move into
- A: If the executor agrees, she should be able to move into the house, and pay the expenses, i.e., the utilities, etc. As for the personal assets, these items should be removed and stored, until distribution.
- Q. My mother in law is financial and legal power of attorney of her aunt who has a substantial savings.
- A: If it truly is a joint account (both names on statement), upon her death, the money in the account(s) will go to the joint account holder. Sometimes a name is added to an account for convenience (ability to sign checks, etc.), in which case the other name would not be on the statement.
- Q. Attorney is stuck out of country with no other attorney in office to handle my Mom's estate. She was decease 4/12
- A: Has the attorney been retained to handle the estate? Has anything been filed yet in the Probate Court? You have no obligation to follow the secretary's instructions.
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