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February 5-9, 2018
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Continuing Legal Education
Estate Planning Trust & Probate Committee presents:
Lightning Round: Debatable & Untested Complex Topics in
the Probate and Trust Code
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | 4:00 -5:00pm | 1.0 CLE Hrs | M $35 | NM $45 | PP $0
Join the Estate Planning Trust and Probate Committee as we discuss several complex topics which are untested areas of law. 
A panel will present topics including:
  • Treatment of UTMA custodial accounts that were in-effect prior to the statutory change in Ohio and new accounts in postponing a child’s receipt of inheritance or gift until age 25;
  • Treatment of asset transfers via trust, TOD or other transfers of assets that leave no probate estate and disadvantage creditors under Ohio’s Fraudulent Transfer Act.
Committee Meetings
Juvenile Law
Mon. February 5 th @ 4:00pm
Diversity Issues
Tues. February 6 th @ Noon
Young Lawyers Division (YLD)
Wed. February 7 th @ Noon
Estate Planning Trust & Probate Law
*with optional CLE >Register
Wed. February 7 th @ 4:00pm
Domestic Relations Law
Thurs. February 8 th @ Noon
Real Property
Thurs. February 8 th @ Noon
Public Service & Congeniality
@ The Old Courthouse
Friday, February 9 th @ 11:30am
This Weeks Events
The Chancery Club Luncheon
Friday, February 9, 2018 | Doors open at 11:30am | The Old Courthouse
Speaker: Dean Andrew L. Strauss, University of Dayton School of Law
Caterer: Francos Ristorante Italiano
Upcoming Events
Paralegal Committee Meeting
Thursday, February 22, 2018 | 5:30pm | Sinclair College Room # 7L21 (LIBRARY)
Speaker, DJ Shade, Paralegal for Bieser, Greer, & Landis, LLP., will speak on the topic of "Discovery". DJ is a PACE Registered Paralegal as well as OSBA Certified. DJ has vast experience as a paralegal and was Paralegal of the Year for 2017. Come enjoy good company and learn from her expertise.

*Snacks will be provided.
Help provide Wills for everyday heroes
Wills for Heroes
Saturday, February 24, 2018 | Training 8:30-10:00am; Appointments 10:00-2:00pm
Dayton VA 4100 W. Third St., Bldg. 305 Dayton, OH 45428

Wills For Heroes programs provide free wills and other estate planning documents to first responders and their spouse or domestic partner.

Contact Chris for more details:  937.222.7902
FREE Member Benefit - DBA Photo Sessions
Time to Update Your Business Professional Photo!
If your photo is a little outdated like this guy, the DBA is here to help. Professional Photographer, Julie Noeth of Walling Photography will be here for a limited time, providing this free service to you, our members.
Tuesday, March 20 - Thursday, March 22, 2018 | Limited time slots available | DBA Office

Call or email to schedule your session 937.222.7902 |
Mark Your Calendars
for these Future DBA Events!
Friday, March 9, 2018
Sinclair Community College, Bldg 12
The Chancery Club Luncheon
The Old Courthouse
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Brixx Ice Co. 
The Chancery Club Luncheon
The Old Courthouse
Friday, April 13, 2018
Sinclair Community College, Bldg 12
Friday, April 20, 2018
Sinclair Community College, Bldg 12
The Chancery Club Luncheon
The Old Courthouse
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Sinclair Community College, Bldg 12
Friday, June 15, 2018
Sinclair Community College, Bldg 12
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Sinclair Community College, Bldg 12
Important Links
C.E.O. Program
The DBA in partnership with the Victoria Theatre Association have joined forces to bring you the Company Exclusive Offers (C.E.O.) Program that gets you the best available seats to Victoria Theatre Association performances before they go on sale to the public -- and often at a discount! >View Upcoming Shows & Tickets

Fastcase FREE Legal Research Webinars
Your DBA Fastcase member benefit includes access to Fastcase 7. The new interface has a personalized start page. You’ll find a search field, help & support, recent news, blog content, search history, and your print queue. Don’t wait, experience Fastcase 7 today! >View Upcoming Fastcase Webinars

Ohio Second District Court of Appeals
The Court issues case summaries of the week for the convenience of the public, the bench and the bar. They are a brief statement of the holding of the court in the matter noted and are not to be considered headnotes or syllabi. Readers may obtain copies of an opinion from the particular county's clerk of courts. Full text of each opinion below.
Member Benefit Spotlight / Pinnacle Providers
Pinnacle Providers financially support your Bar Association and the DBA's efforts to further the administration of justice and enhance the public's respect for the law.

National Processing Solutions
Helping you keep more of your retainer. Learn how NPS can better assist you with your credit card and payment processing. Call for a FREE analysis 937.532.0032.
DBA Attorney Resource Directory
DBA Online Classifieds
DBA Annual Partners
Providing annual financial support and partnership in our mission to further the administration of justice, enhance the public's respect for the law,
and promote excellence & collegiality in the legal profession.
Eichelberger Foundation

Estabrook Charitable Trust:
As administered by Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP