Understanding the Value of Registering a Trademark

If you have a distinctive name, logo, or slogan and you sell goods or services across state lines or over the internet, chances are that you should be thinking about registering your trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Why you might ask? By registering your trademark you impart others with constructive notice […]

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Estate Planning is Not Just for the Wealthy

There is a common misconception among the public that estate planning is only for the wealthy; that cannot be further from the truth. Estate planning is commonly linked with tax planning, but with Ohio estate taxes eliminated and Federal estate exemptions exceeding $5 million, utilizing estate planning for taxes is less common these days. In […]

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LNL Sponsors Annual Habitat Ohio Event

LNL took a substantial step forward this fall in the expansion of its relationship with Habitat for Humanity all over the state of Ohio. LNL is looking to leverage its depth and expertise to the benefit of all 55 Ohio Habitat Chapters and the communities they serve. Christian Donovan, Shareholder with LNL, has presented at Habitat’s […]

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One Man’s Opinion on the Forgiveness of Student Loans

LNL recently assisted a small Ohio university in a sale of its assets to another accredited university. Our client was suffering from unresolvable financial problems from many causes, but one of its primary sources of revenue was the proceeds of student loans (which were insufficient to overcome its financial problems.). Billionaire investor Mark Cuban recently […]

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President’s Executive Action Expands Deferred Action Benefits for Childhood Arrivals in the U.S.

On November 20, 2014, the President announced a series of executive actions to expand the eligibility of immigrants who are in the United States without proper immigration documentation. These initiatives include: Expanding the population eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to young people who came to this country before turning 16 […]

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