Elder Law News & Publications
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...
Long-term care involves not only a loss of personal autonomy; it also comes at a tremendous financial price. Proper planning can help your family prepare for the financial toll and protect assets for future generations.
Not every potential trustee provides the best services for trusts designed for children with special needs. Here are some questions to ask while searching for the right one for your new trust.
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.
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...
Tucked in the federal spending bill that passed at the end of December 2020 are some changes aimed at simplifying Medicare enrollment and addressing coverage gaps. But Congress chose not to address the biggest problem.
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...
While legally you may not need all-new estate planning documents if you move to a different state, you should have your documents reviewed by a local attorney in your new home.
Most Americans prefer a root canal or taxes over preparing a will. And while laying out your final wishes can be difficult, it’s probably not as miserable as you might imagine. In fact, it is one New Year’s resolution that you can accomplish now. Having a will saves...
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 accomplished by...
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