Howard Rabb concentrates on estate, general business and bankruptcy matters. He regularly advises clients on business, estate and debt strategies. A lifelong Clevelander, he has a “Superb” AVVO rating.
Estate Planning: Howard’s practice involves an analysis of the goals of the client, an understanding of all relevant family relationships, and a comprehensive list of all of the clients assets. After obtaining this information, he will advise his clients as to whether a living trust or testamentary trust makes sense in order to address probate, distribution, or tax concerns. Typically, the estate planning will include wills, health-care power of attorney, living wills, and general powers of attorney.
He also runs the firms probate practice, advising family members as to the appropriate course of action in order to retitle assets during a very difficult time in their lives.
Bankruptcy: Howard’s bankruptcy practice focuses on assisting individuals who have found themselves too far in debt as a result of business issues, employment issues, domestic relations disputes, and medical bills. In this regard, he advises clients as to whether the bankruptcy process will help them and how it will help them and ultimately, whether a bankruptcy petition is the right thing for them to do. Those discussions will always include advice relating to whether they should file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy petitions.
He is highly experienced in advising clients regarding business strategies to address excessive business debt as well as strategies as to how to continue or redefine that struggling business. That advice may involve a Chapter 7 or Chapter 11 business filing or it may involve non-bankruptcy alternatives.
Business: Howard represents a several businesses in the greater Cleveland area, regularly advising them with regard to day-to-day and long-term legal issues. He also creates the documents which arise from those business issues.