Cherrington Moulton & Evans
Real Estate, Probate and Title Insurance in Gallipolis, Ohio
Real Estate Legal Representation from an Attorney in Gallia County, Ohio
David C. Evans of Cherrington Moulton & Evans is located in Gallia County in Gallipolis, Ohio, and is an expert in real estate law in the area. Whether you need real estate legal services for a commercial or residential property in Centerville, Cheshire, Crown City, Rio Grande, Vinton or other communities in the county, I am here to represent you. David C. Evans can handle real estate legal services for titles, mortgages, foreclosures, closings, escrows, purchase agreements, and many other related issues. Having David C. Evans on your side can ensure that your real estate transaction goes smoothly for both homes and commercial buildings. David C. Evans can examine a property’s title and history to make sure there are no problems, advise on mortgage options, and review contracts to make sure they are equitable for all parties involved.
Probate Legal Services for Executors in the Area
In Gallia County, Ohio, some residents must go through the legal process of probate after the death of a loved one. An executor must present a decedent's will to the Gallia County Probate Court in Gallipolis, Ohio, to confirm that it is credible. It is a process that is typically included as a result of one’s estate plan. Some are able to avoid probate depending on the structure of their estate plan. I can provide you with important information such as strategies, dates, deadlines, and also help communicate with beneficiaries and creditors. To learn more about estate planning, will writing and probate contact David C. Evans at (740) 446‑1737.
My Law Firm is Here to Assist with Executor Duties
If you are an executor in Gallipolis, Centerville, Cheshire, Crown City, Rio Grande, Vinton, Ohio, or other communities in the county, David C. Evans is here to assist you with probate. My office and I will help you go through all the paperwork, ensure death certificates are obtained, determine the value of your loved one’s property, coordinate with getting it appraised, and file the will with the Gallia County Courthouse. Once the court approves the will and inventory, depending on the particular estate, you may begin paying debts and taxes, and then distribute what is left to beneficiaries according to the will.
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Will Writing for the Future of Your Family in Gallipolis, Ohio
Without a will in Gallia County or in any county in Ohio, the state will decide who receives your assets and property according to statutory law. David C. Evans can assist in writing a will that plans out how your property and assets are distributed after you pass away. Wills are part of an estate plan, which may include powers of attorney, durable powers of attorney for healthcare, living wills and other documents. Ohio has unique laws and policies that must be followed for writing wills that can be difficult to understand. David C. Evans can help you navigate through the specific requirements you need to create a plan for the future. I will help you define assets, name beneficiaries, assign guardians for minor children and pets, and appoint an executor with your last will and testament.
Title Insurance Policies Available for Lenders and Owners
Acquiring title insurance may be a crucial step when buying a home in Gallipolis, Centerville, Cheshire, Crown City, Rio Grande, Vinton, Ohio, or other communities in the county. Title insurance is beneficial for a homebuyer because it protects you from potential problems with title to the property. A lender’s title insurance policy is available to protect the lender’s interest when it has financed someone’s property. Without insurance you might be responsible if there are any issues with title. Upon closing the sale of a property, David C. Evans’ title company, Five Star Title Insurance Agency, Inc., will go through the process of getting you title insurance. Five Star Title Insurance Agency, Inc. issues title insurance policies for both homeowners and lenders.
Power of Attorney for Gallia County, Ohio, Residents
A Power of Attorney is another legal document that can be added to an estate plan. It allows you to elect a person to manage your affairs when you are unable to do so yourself. If you live in Gallia County, Ohio, David C. Evans can provide legal counsel and draft the appropriate paperwork for a power of attorney. There are a few different types of this document including general power of attorney, limited power of attorney and durable power of attorney for healthcare. David C. Evans will go over each to find the right one(s) for you.