Mollica Gall Sloan & Sillery
Estate Planning & Probate
The attorneys in our Estate Planning and Probate practice create integrated and individualized plans for each of our estate planning clients. We focus on helping our clients with tax planning, business succession planning, and charitable giving as part of a well-conceived estate plan. Our practice includes the negotiation of prenuptial agreements and agreements regarding the status of property.
We create customized estate plans for each of our clients, including, as appropriate for the client, the creation of living and testamentary trusts, dynasty trusts, qualified personal residence trusts, charitable remainder trusts, charitable lead trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts, and other revocable and irrevocable trusts.
We also have an active practice assisting clients with estate, probate, guardianship, and trust administration.
Our real estate department is involved in all aspects of the acquisition, sale, ownership, management, development, leasing, and financing of real estate, as well as all matters relating to real estate construction. From simple home purchases and sales to matters involving the development of unimproved land into multi-use property, shopping centers, and industrial and office parks, we provide services across the spectrum of real estate transactions. This includes all aspects of land use planning such as zoning, subdivision, and annexation.
Through our full-service title agency, ACS Athens, we provide title insurance and closing services. Title insurance is provided through Ohio Bar Title Insurance Company, a subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation.
We regularly represent those charged with Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence (OVI), Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Driving Under Suspension (DUS), and Speeding, to name a few matters.
We also regularly represent students charged with Underage Alcohol Consumption and Underage Possession of Alcohol, and with Paraphernalia and Possession charges.
Our criminal defense attorneys regularly appear in Municipal, Common Pleas, Mayor's, and Juvenile Court.
The firm has significant experience representing private employers and public agencies at all levels of the workers compensation process. We assist employers with initial advice and planning, through the administrative process, and to appeals to common pleas court.
The firm has significant experience representing employers at all levels of the unemployment compensation process. We assist employers with initial advice and planning, through the administrative process, up to and including court appeals.
Our business practice assists business owners throughout the region with a broad range of services. From formation of limited liability companies, corporations, and partnerships, to business sales and acquisitions, to corporation and LLC dissolution, to advice regarding employment issues, we have substantial experience representing and advising business owners throughout the life cycle of a business in many different sectors of the business community.
Our attorneys also have substantial experience representing businesses and their owners in workers compensation, unemployment compensation, and Ohio Civil Rights Commission matters.
We offer comprehensive legal knowledge, a wealth of experience with a wide variety of family situations, and the utmost sensitivity to your legal and emotional issues. Your separation or divorce, child support and custody, property division or paternity issues are in good hands at our law office.
We take pride in the level of communication that our law firm maintains with our clients, beginning with your initial consultation.
For more than 60 years, we have excelled in family law topic such as:
Our litigation practice is regional in scope. Our attorneys have substantial litigation experience, and are active in the trial of civil matters before state and federal courts, as well as administrative agencies, throughout Southern Ohio.
We handle cases involving personal injury and wrongful death, both for the defendant and the plaintiff, general commercial disputes, breach of contract, business torts, professional (lawyer, realtor, and accountant) liability, real estate and zoning, and civil rights and constitutional law.
Our trial attorneys represent injured people and their families. Those injured in motor vehicle accidents, injured on the job, and injured as a result of defective products are among the clients we have served. We have also represented the families of those who were killed in any of those kinds of accidents.
We also represent defendants against whom personal injury lawsuits have been filed.
Our trial attorneys regularly practice in courts throughout Southeastern Ohio and in the Federal Courts of Ohio, with combined trial experience approaching ninety years.