12/20/2017


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Case No.Topics and IssuesAuthorCitation
Ohio State Bar Assn. v. Home Advocate Trustees, L.L.C. (Slip Opinion) 2017-0541Unauthorized practice of law-Filing legal pleadings and providing advice to Ohio residents whose Ohio real property was in foreclosure-Injunction issued and civil penalty imposed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-9108
Disciplinary Counsel v. Furtado (Slip Opinion) 2017-0542Unauthorized practice of law?Preparing or modifying multiple estate-planning documents after resigning from practice of law with disciplinary action pending-Respondent permanently enjoined from practice of law-Maximum civil penalty imposed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-9109
Ohio State Bar Assn. v. Century Negotiations, Inc. (Slip Opinion) 2017-0543Unauthorized practice of law-Corporation may not lawfully practice law-Advising debtors on their relationship with creditors, drafting, negotiating, reviewing, and validating credit agreements, and settling accounts with creditors for purposes of affecting debtors' relationship with creditors constitutes practice of law-Permanent injunction issued.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-9110
12/20/2017 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions-Merit decisions without opinions-Motion and procedural rulings-Appeals accepted for review-Appeals not accepted for review-Reconsideration of prior decisions.