Estate & Financial Planning

Whether your wealth has been accumulated through successful business ownership, savings, or a family inheritance, Elsass, Wallace, Evans can offer guidance regarding legal means of tax reduction or avoidance. We offer comprehensive financial estate and income tax planning services to individuals, families and business owners.

Many Options are Available to You

We seek continuous relationships with our clients. This relationship allows us to understand our clients' needs, goals, concerns, and adjust our tax planning strategies accordingly. Often, the more wealth, property, and assets an individual has, the more complex financial and tax issues become. We can discuss with you the advisability of using certain methods to protect your assets.

  • Gifting programs and gift tax returns
  • Charitable giving
  • Planning for family members with special needs
  • Business and farm succession planning
  • Marital deduction planning
  • Liquidity planning
  • Disposition of assets
  • Powers of attorney
  • Wills and trusts
  • Buy sell agreements
  • Family limited partnerships
  • Limited liability companies

Please contact one of our attorneys to assist you today:

Practice Areas

Corporate / Commercial
      Worker's Compensation

Estate & Financial Planning

General Civil Litigation

Hospital & Health Care

Probate & Trust Administration

Real Estate Law

Family Law & Adoption


Elsass Wallace Evans Stan Evans Stan has enjoyed a great deal of success in his years as a practicing attorney. He is admitted to practice in the state of Ohio and the United States Federal Courts for the Northern and Southern District of Ohio.

In addition, Stan was admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court. This is a rather uncommon feat and a great honor. We are certainly proud of Stan here at Elsass, Wallace, Evans & Co., L.P.A. for this accomplishment. Congratulations Stan!

Elsass Wallace Evans Readers Choice Award Elsass, Wallace, Evans & Co., LPA was recently voted as the Best Law Firm in Sidney, Ohio, through the 2018 Reader's Choice Awards of the Sidney Daily News. The firm also received this award in 2017, 2016 and 2014.

We would like to congratulate all the 2018 Reader's Choice recipients, thank the community and your support in making Sidney, Ohio, a great place to live and work.

Elsass Wallace Evans Martindale Hubbel Peer Review Rating Elsass, Wallace, Evans & Co., L.P.A., located in Sidney, Ohio, has a Martindale-Hubbell® Client Review Rating of 5.0 out of 5. Client Review Ratings help provide an objective platform where clients can share their experiences working with a specific lawyer or law firm.

For many years, Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ have been viewed as an important rating in the legal industry. Attorneys, Richard Wallace and Stan Evans are both rated 5.0 out of 5 for an overall peer rating and meet the highest level of professional excellence and ethical standards.

Elsass Wallace Evans Rich Wallace Rich has always taken an active leadership role within the community. He has been involved with volunteer work for over forty years. Rich has received various awards including the 2000 Chamber of Commerce Zenith award for community service, and the 2010 Shelby County Ohio Bar Association Award for Outstanding Community Service.

Rich is the author of a historical column entitled, "The Way We Were," published in the local newspaper, The Sidney Daily News. This column focuses on people, places and events of historical significance in Shelby County. Read More. . .

Elsass Wallace Evans Kristina M. Morris With the addition of Kristina Morris, the firm has solidified its place as one of the premier law firms in West Central Ohio for all issues surrounding probate, guardianship, and estate administration as well as dispute resolution and litigation. It is a great asset to have Kristina’s knowledge and experience in the firm. She is dedicated to listening to her clients and advocating their positions in the simplest and most persuasive way possible. Read More. . .

Elsass Wallace Evans Justin Lopez We are pleased to welcome Justin Lopez to the firm. Justin received his Juris Doctorate from The Ohio State University and brings with him experience in a wide array of practice areas. He was admitted to the Ohio State Bar and the United States Federal District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, is active in the community, and is a board member of two non-profit organizations, Miami County Recovery Council and Reading for Change. Read More. . .

Contact Information

100 South Main Avenue
Suite 102 - Courtview Center
Sidney, Ohio 45365

Tel: 937.492.6191
OH & FL Only: 1.800.821.6362
Fax: 937.492.0876

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