1. Important Things To Do After You’re Arrested For a DUI

    Advice From DUI Attorney, Susan Gwinn  Facing a DUI charge in Athens can be stressful to deal with.  In addition to a license suspension, you could be facing some serious consequences including potential jail time.  Having a driven and experienced lawyer in your corner, fighting for your needs, can have a positive influence on your case.  Contact Susan Gwinn Law when you need tough, affordable…Read More

  2. Penalties for DUI/OVI in Athens, Ohio

    Drivers in Ohio get DUI charges if they commit serious drug-related traffic offenses called operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI). DUI offenses bring OVI penalties to the driving record of the offender. Drunk driving laws in Ohio determine the specific penalties that the driver or motorist faces in Athens, OH, resulting from driving while impaired on the state's public roads. If you need a DUI …Read More

  3. Getting a DUI Lawyer in Athens, OH

    It’s a serious offense to get pulled over and arrested for an operating vehicle while intoxicated (OVI) felony. Therefore, even if it’s your first time being charged for an OV, getting a lawyer for your case is essential. Susan Gwinn Law is a top-rated law office that has represented thousands of clients in Athens, OH, for years. So when it comes to criminal and traffic legal offenses, we are …Read More

  4. How to Pick the Right Executor

    How to Pick the Right Executor

    When writing out your will, there are many different things that will need to be considered and planned — from who you will leave your items to, to planning your final wishes. These decisions may be difficult to make, especially when you are still healthy and far from the end, but it is also important to do while you are healthy. One of the most important things to decide while writing your will…Read More

  5. What to Know About an Advance Directive

    What to Know About an Advance Directive

    As you grow older, you hear all about the importance of creating a will or a trust, and estate planning. The sooner you begin planning the better. There is a lot to know when it comes to estate planning, but one thing you may never think about is an advance directive. An advance directive is just another part of estate planning that helps your loved ones plan for your future and know what your wis…Read More

  6. Things to Consider When Estate Planning

    Things To Consider When Estate Planning

    As you age, estate planning becomes more and more important. The fact of the matter is that you never know when you will die, and being prepared by creating a will and/or a trust will help your family and protect your assets. It is important to create a will, name a beneficiary, and have a plan before you die, but there are some aspects of estate planning that many people may overlook. Estate plan…Read More

  7. About the New Ohio Expungement Law

    About The New Ohio Expungement Law

    In the past five years there have been several changes to the Ohio law that expands the opportunities for people with criminal records to have their records expunged and sealed. Two different bills that were passed in earlier years changed the offenses and who was eligible the have their criminal record expunged. But recently, more changes have been made to the Ohio Expungement Law. These changes …Read More

  8. Caring for an Elderly Parent

    Caring For An Elderly Parent

    Your parents have helped you since infancy. They have given you food, shelter, love, advice, taught you lessons, and even given you a basis for the way you act. Many times, parents go underappreciated until it is too late. And as your parents get older, they may rely more and more on getting help from you; this is a great way to show your appreciation and help them prepare for the future. Living c…Read More

  9. What Happens When You Fail to Make an Estate Plan

    What Happens When You Fail to Make an Estate Plan

    Life is unpredictable, which is why we need to be prepared. If you pass away unexpectedly, you want your family to be taken care of. You want them to inherit all of your money, belongings, and overall estate, which is why it is important to go through estate planning before you run out of time. To ensure your property goes where you want, you need to create a will, making sure to state everything …Read More

  10. The Importance of Estate Planning

    The Importance of Estate Planning

    We all die. That is all there is to it. There is no avoiding it, no changing it, and no running from it. Nobody knows when it will happen, and nobody knows how. We have no control over the way we die and at what point in our life it will occur. But one thing we can control is what happens to our estate after we do pass on. Your estate is anything you own. That can be cars, homes, personal possessi…Read More