Wright & Moore Law Co. was founded in 1988 by Paul Wright. The firm was started after Paul retired from The Ohio State University where he was the state specialist in Agricultural Law. Wright & Moore reflects Paul’s long time involvement and commitment to Ohio agriculture.
Many of our clients are farmers, landowners, and agribusinesses. We take great pride in staying abreast of current agricultural law issues and serving the needs of our agricultural clients all across Ohio. The agricultural industry has special legal needs and Wright & Moore is privileged to be in a position to assist with those needs.
Wright & Moore is not only for farmers. We serve many non-farm clients with the same dedication and commitment that we devote to our agricultural clients. Whether drafting a will, buying a house, or starting up a new business, Wright & Moore Law can help.
Succession planning is establishing a plan for the transfer of the assets, income, and management to the next generation through a combination of estate planning, business planning, leases and other tools. A good succession plan provides the best chance for passing on a viable and profitable business to future generations. Our understanding of farms and [...] ... Continue Reading ⇒
Estate planning determines how your assets will be distributed upon your death. It is important to alleviate confusion and stress for those you leave behind. Estate planning can be especially important for farm families who are moving their family business to the next generation and looking to minimize estate tax. We can review your current [...] ... Continue Reading ⇒
Whether you are just starting out or wish to reorganize your business, we can review your situation and help you create a business organization plan that will meet your specific needs. Limited Liability Companies Corporations Partnerships Bylaws/ Operating Agreements Stock Purchase Agreements Buy Sell Agreements Business Dissolutions Taxation Business/ Farm Succession Planning ... Continue Reading ⇒
We help families with all of the estate administration work necessary after the passing of a loved one. This often involves determining all of the assets, filing the final tax return, and transferring title on property to the heirs and beneficiaries. We work closely with the executor or trustee to ensure that the provisions of [...] ... Continue Reading ⇒
Buying and selling property can involve very large sums of money and even larger stacks of paperwork. We can help with the drafting and reviewing of legal documents related to real estate land transactions. Drafting of Purchase/Sale Contracts Review of Purchase/Sales Contracts Leases-Agricultural, Commercial Contract Negotiation 1031 Like Kind Exchanges Title Review Easements-Utility, Roadway, Access [...] ... Continue Reading ⇒
There are many challenges presented by employment law compliance. We work together to confront the agricultural employment law demands of our clients. Our services include: Preparing employment agreements Preparing an application or interview process Discipline Addressing wage and hour standards Hiring minors on farms or working with family members ... Continue Reading ⇒
The agritourism industry is growing exponentially. U-Pick pumpkin patches, wedding barns, hay rides, petting zoos, and corn mazes are all common examples of agrotourism business operations that can be found in your town today. Owners of these operations have special legal needs due to the large number of visitors they invite on their land. With our [...] ... Continue Reading ⇒
Experience, training, and specialized knowledge give our attorneys a unique advantage when representing our agricultural clients. Our agricultural law expertise allows us to provide the highest level of service. Estate Planning for Farm Families Succession Planning – Next Generation Farm Transfers Business Planning for Farms and Agribusiness Farm Service Agency Issues Leases – Cash Rent, [...] ... Continue Reading ⇒
We are always happy to provide a speaker for meetings and events. Please contact us if you are interested in having an attorney from Wright & Moore attend. The following are just a few of the topics we can address. Estate Planning Business Planning/Business Entities Succession Planning Drainage Laws and Issues Fence Line Laws FSA [...] ... Continue Reading ⇒