Avoiding Probate in Kentucky

The probate process can often be burdensome for surviving family members. Not only are you having to cope with the loss of a beloved family member, but you must also deal with the details of paying their last expenses and handling their assets. Often times, probate can be avoided with relatively minimal planning on the [...]

2020-11-19T14:26:04-05:00|Categories: Wills & Trusts|

Should My Estate Plan Have a Will or Trust?

The question of whether a client’s estate plan should be centered around a Will or a Trust is often the first question our attorneys are asked at an initial consultation. The answer to this question always depends on two main factors: The assets owned by the client(s); and The goals of the client(s) A key [...]

2019-03-20T15:07:12-04:00|Categories: Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts|

Is a Revocable Living Trust Right for You?

Revocable Living Trusts have become the basic building block of estate planning for people of all ages and backgrounds. However, for some, a Living Trust may not be necessary to achieve their estate planning goals. Our attorneys at the Law Office of Jonathan A. Hall, PLLC can help consider and evaluate that decision. Living Trust [...]

2019-03-20T15:07:45-04:00|Categories: Advice, Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts|

What to Do if a Will is Contested

A person’s will is created to ensure the smooth transfer of assets from the deceased to living friends and family members. In the majority of probate cases, a will is admitted and approved for probate without being contested, and the process is relatively painless. However, this isn’t always the case. Often times, disgruntled family members [...]

2019-03-21T15:51:15-04:00|Categories: Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts|
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