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Robert Bruce Handelman

Wills and living wills Attorney at Newark, OH

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 47 years
    State OH
    Acquired 1976
    Active No misconduct found

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Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    Part of the services provided can include healthcare directives such as, living will, healthcare power of attorney, as well as different methods of titling real estate and other assets to meet your needs.

    39 years

  2. Wills and living wills
    You will meet with the attorney to review your personal and family situation. This will include a review of your assets and how they are titled. Recommendations will be made about what legal documents you need, and steps you can take on your own.

    39 years

  3. Bankruptcy and debt
    Once you schedule an appointment with the attorney, our office will mail or email you a budget worksheet. You should complete this worksheet and bring it with you to your appointment. The attorney will need this information to better understand your individual situation and explain everything to you at this appointment.

    39 years

  4. Personal injury
    You will meet with the attorney to review the circumstances of the case including: the cause of injuries and parties responsible and sources of recovery.

    39 years

  5. Probate
    You will meet with the attorney to review the Will (if any), assets, next-of-kin, debts and what type of probate will be required. You will be given an idea of the time frame involved and the probate process for your particular situation. Our office will also advise you about non-probate issues such as: survivorship deeds and estate taxes. Our office will provide you with a file-stamped copy of everything that has been filed with the court.

    39 years

Attorney Robert Handelman has practiced law in central Ohio since 1976. He is a founder of the former Calig and Handelman Law Firm which had provided legal services throughout central Ohio for more than 20 years. Attorney Handelman provides legal representation primarily to individuals and families as well as small businesses. Mr. Handelman has been involved in the Newark and Licking County community in a number of volunteer, service, and leadership capacities. He is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College and obtained his JD Degree from the Cleveland Marshall College of Law. He is a member and past president of the Licking County Bar Association. He has been a thirty-three-year member of the Ohio State Bar, including service on its Family Law Section. Other legal association services include time served as Trustee of The Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers (now the Ohio Association for Justice). 

Mr. Handelman recently was certified as a Civil Law Mediator by the National Judicial College, and has served as a mediator for the Licking County Court

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Robert Bruce Handelman
29 S Park Pl
Newark, OH, 43055-5505


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Posted by Daniel | August 3, 2015
Excellent and Professional Service
Bob Handelman provided me with excellent, professional service and was very timely with follow ups and answering all of my questions.


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Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Handelman Law Office
  • 2015 - Present


  • Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
  • 1976
  • Franklin and Marshall College
  • 1973


  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • N/A
  • The Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Trustee
  • N/A
  • Licking County Bar Association
  • President
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016

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Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jul 08
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have known Bob for many years, having been a former partner with him and subsequently working with him on numerous matters. Bob is a diligent attorney who works hard for his clients and is well respected in the legal community and the community in general."
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Newark Wills and living wills Lawyer Robert Bruce Handelman
Robert Bruce Handelman
Wills and living wills Attorney
Newark, OH
Licensed for 47 years