Stacey A. Dettwiller

Associate
Columbus
41 South High Street
Huntington Center, 21st Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
P 614.723.2031
F 614.463.9792
P 614.723.2031 | F 614.463.9792



Overview

Stacey focuses her practice on estate planning and wealth transfer matters.  She counsels clients on a variety of matters including estate and trust planning, administration, modification, termination and corresponding tax planning to reduce estate tax exposure and maximize wealth preservation.  A portion of Stacey’s practice also involves real estate transactions and advising individuals and businesses entering into sales agreements and dealing with both residential and commercial issues. 

Experience
  • Drafted private settlement agreements to address trust fiduciary and administrative issues
  • Represented surviving spouse to protect interest in deceased spouse’s estate administered by third party fiduciary
  • Advised both fiduciaries and beneficiaries in breach of trust actions
  • Drafted private settlement agreements among trustees and beneficiaries to modify trust terms without seeking a court order
     
Services

Education

  1. The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, J.D.
    • Chief Note Editor for Ohio State Law Journal 
    • Awarded the Nancy H. Rogers Prize in Dispute Resolution Scholarship
  2. Wright State University, M.Ed
  3. Ohio University, B.S., Education
    • magna cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association

Insights

Overview

Stacey focuses her practice on estate planning and wealth transfer matters.  She counsels clients on a variety of matters including estate and trust planning, administration, modification, termination and corresponding tax planning to reduce estate tax exposure and maximize wealth preservation.  A portion of Stacey’s practice also involves real estate transactions and advising individuals and businesses entering into sales agreements and dealing with both residential and commercial issues. 

Experience
  • Drafted private settlement agreements to address trust fiduciary and administrative issues
  • Represented surviving spouse to protect interest in deceased spouse’s estate administered by third party fiduciary
  • Advised both fiduciaries and beneficiaries in breach of trust actions
  • Drafted private settlement agreements among trustees and beneficiaries to modify trust terms without seeking a court order
     

Education

  1. The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, J.D.
    • Chief Note Editor for Ohio State Law Journal 
    • Awarded the Nancy H. Rogers Prize in Dispute Resolution Scholarship
  2. Wright State University, M.Ed
  3. Ohio University, B.S., Education
    • magna cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association