Experienced Wills and Probate Lawyers Serving Central and Eastern Kentucky
It’s easy to procrastinate when it comes to your future plans, but doing so can have undesirable and unpredictable consequences for your assets and your loved ones. A comprehensive will that is in place at the time of your death will not only guarantee that your assets will reach your beneficiaries in accordance with your wishes, but also protect your property against fraudulent creditors and unnecessary taxes.
An experienced Kentucky probate and wills attorney can walk you and your family through the steps involved in creating a personalized plan that will meet your needs. Furthermore, we can help you prepare for the possibility that you may become incapacitated prior to your death and unable to make decisions for yourself concerning your medical care or finances.
Creating a Comprehensive Plan for Your Future
There are a variety of legal tools available to those who want to preserve their wealth for posterity and ensure that their rights and their dignity are protected in the event of an unfortunate contingency. The bottom line is that there is no reason you should risk compromising the fruits of a lifetime of hard work when tools like wills and trusts are so affordable.
Bentley, George & Sparks assist Kentucky residents with wills, trusts, probate, guardianship, affidavits of heirship, powers of attorney and tax matters. Schedule a consultation with us today to secure your peace of mind in your golden years and safeguard the value of your assets for your family.
The Kentucky probate process is often expensive, time-consuming and downright confusing. And when you’re grieving the loss of a loved one, the last thing you want to have to deal with is legal matters surrounding his or her assets. Enlisting a skilled probate lawyer to help in these sorts of trying times is like lifting a heavy burden from you and your family’s shoulders. Bentley, George & Sparks know the ins and outs of Kentucky probate laws, and can help guide you through the process as quickly and painlessly as possible.
Wills provide a way for you to decide how you want to divide your property among your family after your passing. If you do not have a will in place, Kentucky law will determine how your assets will be divided. You should also have a will if you want to give any property to someone other than a family member after you die. As long as you are of sound mind and over the age of 18, you are eligible to draft a will. If you are interested in drafting a will, or would like more information about why you might need a will, contact Bentley, George & Sparks today.
Let’s Get to Work
No matter what your financial circumstances may be, we’re confident you’ll benefit from having a plan in place. We’ll conduct a thorough review of your asset portfolio and give you sound advice as to whether you would be better served by having a will or a trust as the cornerstone of your future plan. We’ll also help you make sure that your wishes concerning end-of-life care are honored by healthcare professionals, sparing your family the stress and trauma of trying to make such decisions on your behalf if necessary.
We invite you to make an appointment with us for answers to your questions about what steps you can take when it comes to protecting your property and your dignity. We’re eager to help you get started today on developing a plan robust enough to weather anything tomorrow may bring.