Understanding Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts

Trusts are a part of many estate plans in Kentucky. There are different trust types to choose from. An estate planning lawyer can help you to understand the differences so you can make the most informed decision for you and your family. A trust is an agreement between...

Married Couples Need an Estate Plan

Don’t assume your estate will automatically go to your spouse when you die. If you don’t have an estate plan, your spouse may have to share your estate with other family members as directed and controlled by the law in your state.  If you die without...

Kentucky State Laws Concerning Wills

In the state of Kentucky, as in other states, it is important for anyone who wants their final wishes to be honored to make a will. A will stipulates how a person wants to distribute their assets after death, and empowers the beneficiaries to receive their...

Ways of Changing Your Will

While making a will is usually a permanent way to specify how your assets will be distributed among your beneficiaries, sometimes events can arise that make it necessary to change a will. For example, a marriage, a divorce, the sudden death or birth of a child or the...

Common Probate Disputes and How They Can Be Resolved

There’s an old saying that goes, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”, and this is certainly true when it comes to probate disputes. The best way to deal with a probate dispute is to not have one in the first place, which can often be...