Free Consultation: (888) 488-7878Tap to Call This Lawyer
C. Lawrence Huddleston III

C. Lawrence Huddleston III

Life's a Journey ... We Have the Maps™
  • Estate Planning, Probate, Elder Law
  • Ohio
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial Media

• Board-Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law
• 22 years' Estate Planning, Trust and Probate law experience
• Founding Member and frequent speaker, WealthCounsel, LLC
• Fellow, Esperti Peterson Institute for Advanced Wealth Strategies Planning
• Fellow, The Laureate Circle
• Member, Professional Advisory Committee, The Columbus Foundation
• Member, ePlanners Educational Alliance
• Board Member, Christian Legal Society of Central Ohio
• Accredited Attorney – U. S. Veterans Administration
• Honoree, Leave A Legacy Award – Central Ohio Planned Giving Council
• Rated AV “Pre-eminent” by Martindale-Hubbell / Lawyers.Com
• Rated “10.0 - Superb” by AVVO.Com
• Co-author, "For Ohio Doctors: Shedding Light on Asset Protection, Tax and Estate Planning" (2010)

Capital University Law School
J.D. (1977) | Law
Capital University Law School Logo
Professional Experience
Founder & Manager
Huddleston Law Group
- Current
Articles & Publications
For Ohio Doctors Only - Shedding Light on Asset Protection, Tax & Estate Planning
Guardian Publishing, LLC
Speaking Engagements
Dozens, Nationwide - 21 States
Dozens of Legal, Financial and Lay Organizatons
Numerous, Nationwide - 21 States
Dozens of Legal, Financial and Lay Organizatons
Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law
Ohio State Bar Association/Ohio Supreme Court
Leave-A-Legacy Award
Central Ohio Council on Planned Giving
Nominated by the Ohio State University Office of Planned Giving for Leadership in Structuring the founding gift for the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion, and other community planned giving activity
Professional Associations
Ohio State Bar
- Current
Activities: Estate Planning & Probate Law Committee
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
4th Circuit
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
6th Circuit
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
U.S. Supreme Court
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
  • Free Consultation
    Free consultations for referred clients and others who fully complete our comprehensive "Family & Financial Information" form
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Elder Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Trusts & Trust Administration
  • Asset Protection
  • English
Legal Answers
Q. Does SSI have to be paid back after death?
A: Mr. Popp's answer is perfect. If the Executor has not consulted with an attorney, he or she is foolish. Estate administration is much more complicated than most folks know. If you screw something up, you'll spend much more money getting it corrected.
Q. My brother died without a proper will and his assets are very small. Can we settle his small estate without a lawyer?
A: If the heirs got along, it might be possible, but with real estate involved you will need to find an Administrator on whom you can agree, who can help get the house sold, and who can play referee. One of you needs to start the process by finding an expert and experienced probate lawyer who can help you get this done.
Q. Sole owner of home passes away without a will. Daughter and son-in-law have lived there for 5 years. Whats next
A: You need to visit immediately with an expert Probate attorney. You are in a pickle now because your mother did not do this prior to her death, and it will get worse if you do not get expert help.
View More Answers
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Columbus Office
First Merchants Bank Building, Suite 210
3650 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus, OH 43214
Telephone: (614) 488-7878
Fax: (614) 246-7108
Dayton Office
1800 Lyons Road
Centerville, OH 45458
Toll-Free: (888) 488-7878
Telephone: (937) 438-3122
Fax: (614) 246-7108