Choosing the Right Fiduciary: ‘Tis a Reason to be Folly

In Estate Planning by Coolidge Wall

“Where ignorance is bliss, ’tis folly to be wise.” This oft quoted line originates from Thomas Grey’s “Ode on a Distant Prospect at Eton College.” In modern parlance, this line is bifurcated and inserted casually into playful conversation. The saying “ignorance is bliss” is most often associated with a state of being lethargic with one’s mind and yet fulfilled, nonetheless. A closer look at Mr. Grey’s poem suggests a theme that is less about reconciling one’s choices by resorting to apathy. Instead, it serves as a gentle reminder that acting wisely and with conviction in the present may serve to …

Ashley Warwar Joins the Firm’s Estate Planning and Tax Department

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Coolidge Wall Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce that Ashley Warwar has joined the firm as an associate in its Estate Planning and Tax Department. Ashley will focus her practice in the areas of estate planning, trust, probate and tax. She was admitted to the Ohio Bar in October of this year. “We are pleased to have Ashley join our team – she brings with her an excellent background and will be of great assistance to our ever-growing practice,” said Chad Hansen, Chair of the firm’s Estate Planning and Tax Department. Ashley previously worked at the firm as a summer …