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Bruce Favret Cincinnati AttorneyFrom the day he first opened his law office over 30 years ago, Bruce’s passion was for helping people. He handled divorces, bankruptcy, accident cases, real estate transactions, corporations, DUI’s and most general legal problems his clients had. However, he found that he most enjoyed helping his clients with their estate planning needs, such as preparing their Wills, helping them select guardians and executors and determining how to best distribute assets to their beneficiaries.

The more Wills he prepared and estates he probated, the more referrals he received. Most all of his business has come from referrals from his clients, financial advisors, bankers and other lawyers. He gradually phased out his general practice and now, for the past two decades, Bruce has limited his practice to handling only Wills, Trusts, Probate and Estate Planning. He is licensed in both Ohio and Kentucky.

Bruce is one of less than 160 attorneys in Ohio who have taken and passed the specialty examination and has been certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a Specialist in Wills, Trusts and Probate law. (Kentucky does not certify specialties in legal fields.)

Bruce understands that each client has unique needs and concerns. His passion for helping people shines through because he takes the time to learn about his clients and their families. He explains the estate and probate law in simple, understandable terms. He helps his clients with their goals and objectives and he explains the pros and cons of the various options available to accomplish those goals. In addition, the knowledge and experience learned from his general practice of his early years has proven very beneficial to his estate planning practice. Knowing the real estate law and domestic relations procedures provides extra insight into overall estate planning.

He strives to provide quality service, in a friendly, timely and cost effective manner. Bruce has helped hundreds of clients and families and he can help you with your unique needs.

Education: Chase College of Law, Xavier University

Licenses: State of Ohio, State of Kentucky

Certification: Certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a Specialist in Ohio Wills, Trust and Probate Law. (Kentucky does not certify specialties in legal fields).

Activities of Interest: When Bruce is not in the office, he enjoys running (full and half marathons), yoga, pilates, spinning and other exercise classes. In addition, he always has some home improvement project that he is working on.

Family: He is has been married for over 35 years. His wife is a hospice nurse. He has three grown daughters, a teacher, an attorney and a nurse, three grandchildren and a golden retriever. 

Sandra Sutter - WIlls, Trusts, Probate

Probate Services Legal Assistant:

Twenty-four years ago Sandy Sutter started working for Bruce Favret as a legal secretary. She found that she loved doing legal work and went to college at night to obtain an associates degree from the University of Cincinnati as a paralegal/legal assistant. After that, she continued her education and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice.

Sandy is very knowledgeable in all areas of probate, estate and trust administration and has assisted in handling hundreds of estates. Through her many years of experience she knows the procedures for transferring and retitling assets in and out of trusts and estates. She understands real estate transactions and knows how to prepare the necessary documents. In addition, she is very familiar with the taxation of estates and trusts and accountants enjoy working with her because she provides them everything they need to successfully complete the returns.

Besides her technical skills and extensive knowledge, clients love working with Sandy because of her excellent sense of humor and friendly and caring demeanor.

Education: University of Cincinnati, BS - Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati, AAB - Legal Assisting, Anderson High School

Experience: 24 years legal assistant/paralegal for Bruce A. Favret.

Personal: Sandy enjoys spending time with her husband (Gregg), family and friends. She likes to travel, cook and partake in a variety of exercise. 

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