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Should you hire an attorney if you are injured in an accident?

By | April 5th, 2016|Personal Injury|

It is natural to think that a person who causes you harm or their insurance company will fully compensate you for your injury. Unfortunately, full compensation is a rarity. Insurance companies have been the beneficiaries of huge profits after they have implemented schemes designed to undercompensate those injured by their insured. Insurance companies know that [...]

March Madness is here!

By | March 14th, 2016|ncaa|

March Madness is here! Are you a Xavier, UC, Dayton, Indiana or Kentucky fan? Time to fill out your bracket and get your game face on!  We have picked our brackets here at Godbey Law and we're excited to cheer on our hometown favorites.  Download the official NCAA bracket here [PDF]. The winning team of [...]

Tips to develop your small business or organization into a legal entity

By | February 29th, 2016|Small Business|

Opening a small business or organization?  Utilize these tips to further develop your business into a legal entity.   1.  Register with the Ohio Secretary of State Get started by registering your business with the Ohio Secretary of State. Registration information and forms are available by calling (877) 767-3453 or visiting 2.  Obtain an [...]

What can I do if the majority shareholders treat me unfairly in my small corporation?

By | February 25th, 2016|Small Business|

In a small corporation, the majority rules, and a minority shareholder may find the majority's reign unbearable. In fact, the majority may take steps to ensure the minority shareholder never receives a penny from his or her investment. Fortunately, Ohio law does provide protection from the majority. "Generally, majority shareholders have a fiduciary duty to [...]

Community Focus: The Kyler Bradley Story

By | February 1st, 2016|Family law, kylerstrong|

Read the full story and help on GoFundMe | KylerStrong Community on Facebook In October 2015 10 year old Kyler Bradley of Fairfield Township was diagnosed with DIPG. As our community learned through Lauren Hill, DIPG is a highly-aggressive tumor at the base of the brain that is extremely difficult to treat. This is a story [...]

Godbey Law celebrates MLK Day 2016

By | January 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Godbey Law (Cincinnati, Ohio) honors, remembers and celebrates the achievements of Martin Luther King, Jr. In recognition of MLK Day 2016 we have made available the entire transcript of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s most famous 'I Have Dream' speech. Transcript follows below. Listen to Audio (MP3) Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 - April [...]

Parental Rights to Mom or Dad? How do the Courts Decide?

By | October 6th, 2015|Child Custody|

In a divorce situation, the parties don't always make the best decisions for their children's living situation. Unfortunately, many parents in a divorce let their feelings about each other get in the way of the best interests of the children. During divorce proceedings, parents must make decisions about where the children will reside, who will [...]

Why was Kim Davis put in Jail?

By | October 6th, 2015|Divorce|

On June 26th of this year the Supreme Court of the United States issued a ruling in the case of Obergefell vs. Hodges, determining that any law which prohibits same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, violating the due process clause of the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments and the body of the Fourteenth Amendment, which states, "No State [...]

Does Your Estate Plan Match Your Social Media Relationship Status?

By | September 1st, 2015|Estate Planning|

Most of us are pretty good about changing our relationship status on social media such as Facebook when significant changes take place in the relationships in our lives, but we aren't as good about making sure our estate planning documents are updated to match significant changes in our lives. The laws which govern the distribution [...]

When May a Court Award Retroactive Child support/Birthing Expenses?

By | February 10th, 2015|Family law|

Under ORC 3111.13, once paternity is established a court may require a parent to pay retroactive support by determining all relevant factors, including, but not limited to, any monetary contribution either parent of the child made to the support of the child prior to the court issuing the order requiring the parent to pay current [...]