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Drafting a valid will in Kentucky

Not knowing what the future will hold, many individuals and families in Kentucky and elsewhere seek to get their affairs in order. One way to do this is to have a will in one’s estate plan. While one likely understands the importance of this document when it comes to...

What is probate and how can I avoid it?

Probate is essentially the legal process of estate administration that takes place when someone passes away. Probate administration settles the debts and taxes of the decedent’s estate, and where directed, distributes inheritances and gifts. Whether there is a will or...

Starting your estate planning journey

It seems like everyone is talking about will, trusts and estate planning right now. This is true even here in Bowling Green and Louisville, Kentucky. After all, in these (seemingly, apocalyptic) times, it is hard to avoid reminders that one day, the sun will rise, but...

How do I ensure my will is valid?

Having a valid will is an important part of the estate planner distributing their real assets and property to their beneficiaries. Estate planning involves many components and, typically, a will as part of that. Estate planners should understand what is required for a...