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Constitutional Carry Law

On June 27, 2019 Kentucky passed a “Constitutional Carry” law.  Constitutional carry allows Kentucky residents of 21 years or older to carry a concealed weapon without a Carry Concealed Deadly Weapons (CCDW) permit. The name “Constitutional Carry” refers to the Second...

What is the Purpose of Probate?

By the time this article is published, our state will likely be coming out of isolation and reopening businesses.  Unfortunately, many people who have suffered the loss of a loved one will begin the process of managing the estate.  Part of this process involves filing a case for Probate.  In its basic form, Probate is the legal process for transferring assets to the rightful heirs.  In function, probate can be a much more complicated process.

What is the purpose of a Power of Attorney?

A Power of Attorney, sometimes called a POA, is a document that allows another person to take action on your behalf. POAs are typically used for estate planning purposes but can also be used for other circumstances. Sometimes POAs become effective immediately and...

Do I Really Need a Will?

Yes!!  You really need a Will.  Now for the long explanation.  People often think a Will is unnecessary if their property if jointly titled and beneficiaries are named on accounts and policies.  Generally, this is correct, but what if both people die, or if there is...

IN CASE I DIE ….

Picture this:  You’re 41 years old with two children in grade school, a spouse, a house, 2 cars, a boat, and various financial assets all of which are in your name.  You handle all of the financial management in your home.  Your spouse is in charge of the household...

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