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Remember, this site is provided solely as a service to the members of the Columbus Bar Association and the general public to promote the understanding of the law. The law differs from state to state and sometimes within states, procedurally, from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. If you have a legal issue that needs attention, there is no substitute for a licensed attorney. Please, contact an attorney in your area. If you are an Ohio resident, and do not have an attorney, consider using the Columbus Bar Association's Attorney Referral Service.