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Mr. Elliott Stapleton Esq.

Mr. Elliott Stapleton Esq.

Cincinnati Estate Planning and Probate Attorney
  • Estate Planning, Probate, Business Law...
  • Ohio
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Helping families avoid unnecessary risk and plan for success.

As an attorney with the law firm of CMRS Law, Elliott’s focus is on Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Probate, and Business law in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Estate Planning services include drafting a Will, Living Will, Power of Attorney, Living Trust, Irrevocable Trust, and other inheritance documents. These services also pertain to Elder law and addressing questions on Medicaid and probate avoidance.

As a Cincinnati Probate Lawyer Elliott Stapleton supports clients during the Estate Administration process. This includes filing Estate Tax returns, advising on asset distributions, and Will contest disputes.

Elliott Stapleton also advises business owners on how to form an Ohio LLC, S Corporation, and C Corporation.

University of Louisville
B.A. | Business Law, Trademark Law, Estate Planning
Elliott received his Juris Doctorate from the University Of Louisville School Of Law. While at Louisville, he focused on courses to better serve individuals in creating their personal estate plans and business owners in pursuing their goals. Some of the honors he received while at the University of Louisville include: a Dean's Scholarship, being named to the Brandeis Inns of Court, and representing the school in Securities Law Moot Court.
University of Cincinnati
B.A. | Political Science
Elliott attended the University of Cincinnati where he received his degree in Political Science. While at the University of Cincinnati, he was a member of multiple on-campus organizations and was tapped into the Honorary Order of the Omega.
Professional Experience
Legal Extern
Researching and advising on complex tax issues related to small business law topics for the Office of Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service.
Law Clerk
Formica Corporation
Law Clerk to the General Counsel and Assistant General Counsel. Focus on the day-to-day needs of a multi-national corporation.
Articles & Publications
Business Law Resource an Attorney in Cincinnati, Ohio
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Professional Associations
Cincinnati Probate Lawyer
- Current
Activities: Providing Probate and Estate services to clients in Hamilton County, Butler County, Clermont County, and Warren County Ohio.
Volunteer Lawyers Project Cincinnati Bar Association
- Current
Activities: Cincinnati Estate Planning and Probate Attorney.
Cincinnati Lawyer Referral Service
- Current
Activities: Serving as a member of the Cincinnati Lawyer Referral Service for small business owners in need of Copyright and Trademark services, formation of businesses, creation and drafting of contracts, and enforcement in breach of contract actions.
Cincinnati Bar Association
- Current
Activities: Member of the Cincinnati Bar Association.
Ohio State Bar
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Business Law
  • Elder Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Trust Administration
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Estate Planning, Elder Law, and Probate Attorney in Cincinnati, OH Elliott Stapleton provides visual summaries of important legal topics.

Estate Planning using Separate Trusts with Disclaimer

Elliott Stapleton, an attorney in Cincinnati, Ohio discusses estate planning using separate Trusts and disclaimers to provide asset protection.

Five year or 60 month look back period for Medicaid in Ohio

For asset protection planning in Ohio, it is important to be proactive. There is a five year or 60 month look back period. Gifts during this period could cause disqualification from Medicaid.

Medicaid Planning with and without an Irrevocable Trust in Ohio

For individuals in Ohio who are concerned with the cost of long-term medical care, it is important to consider all relevant planning options. One Estate Planning option is an Irrevocable Trust.

Ohio Medicaid Spend Down (visual summary)

In Ohio, when an individual goes into a nursing home or long-term care facility, there is a process where their assets are spent down before Medicaid will begin paying for necessary medical services.

Guardian Appointed by an Ohio Will

Guardian Appointed by an Ohio Will by Elliott Stapleton an Estate Planning and Probate Attorney in Cincinnati, Ohio. Find out more about Cincinnati Probate Attorneys

Special Needs Trust Summary by Elliott Stapleton an Attorney in Cincinnati Ohio

Elliott Stapleton a Probate and Estate Planning Attorney in Cincinnati, Ohio explains a Special Needs Trusts. Find out more about Cincinnati Estate Planning Attorneys

Will vs. Trust: When is a Trust Necessary for Parents?

Will vs. Trust: When is a Trust Necessary for Parents? By Elliott Stapleton an Estate Planning and Probate Attorney in Cincinnati, Ohio. Find out more about Cincinnati Probate Attorneys

Contact & Map
123 Boggs Lane
1st floor
Cincinnati, OH 45246
Telephone: (513) 334-0099
CMRS Law - Hyde Park
2101 Grandin Rd
Suite A
Cincinnati, OH 45208
Toll-Free: (513) 672-6103