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Estate Planning for Parents – Protecting Children in Your Will
If you are a parent with young children, you can plan for their care in your will in case anything happens to you. At Brightwell Elder & Probate Law, we can help you. Licensed in Kentucky and Indiana.



Estate Planning and Probate – Potential Problems with Marital Assets

If marital assets aren’t jointly owned, there can be problems when a spouse dies. At Brightwell Elder & Probate Law, we can help you. Licensed in Kentucky and Indiana.


Probate – Handling Multiple Properties

Probate with multiple properties can be problematic. But a Living Trust can avoid those problems. At Brightwell Elder & Probate Law, we can help you. Licensed in Kentucky and Indiana.


Living Wills – Understanding What They Do

A living will is important to have. But understand what it does, and doesn’t do. At Brightwell Elder & Probate Law, we can help you. Licensed in Kentucky and Indiana.


Estate Planning – Don’t Use Online Forms

People may be tempted to leave their estate planning to online forms. Don’t! At Brightwell Elder & Probate Law, we can help you. Licensed in Kentucky and Indiana.


Your Estate Plan Should Be Customized for You and Your Needs

Some attorneys just take a cookie cutter approach to estate planning. But you hsould have a plan that is customized for you and your circumstances.


Estate Planning for Young Couples – Why They Need a Power of Attorney or Will

Estate planning isn’t just for old people. Even young couples need a power of attorney or a will.


Your Estate Plan Evolves Over Time

As people’s lives go through different stages, their estate plan needs to change along with that. At Brightwell Elder and Probate Law, we can help.



Estate Planning – Dealing with Family Heirlooms



Estate Planning – Dealing with Inherited Property



Probate – Dealing with Miscellaeous Assets of the Deceased



Wills – Importance of a Will of Non Married Couples

It is very important for a non-married couple to have a will. At Brightwell Elder & Probate Law, we can help you. Licensed in Kentucky and Indiana.



Probate – What Happens if a Spouse Dies without a Will?

Things may not go as you assume if a spouse dies without a will. At Brightwell Elder and Probate Law, we can help. Licensed in Kentucky and Indiana.



Should I Video My Will Signing?
You may be surprised to find it’s not necessarily a good idea to video your will signing. At Brightwell Elder and Probate Law, we can help.



Should I Discuss My Estate Plan with My Family?
Usually, you are better off to fully discuss your estate plan with your family.



Estate Planning – Should I Consider a Reverse Mortgage?
A reverse mortgage can be an important tool for retirement funding for some seniors. At Brightwell Elder and Probate Law, we can help.



Should I Change My Will After Divorce?
After a divorce (or any other life changing circumstance) it’s always a good idea to change your will to reflect that new reality. At Brightwell Elder and Probate Law, we can help.



What’s A Living Will?
A living will is a document directing your end of life decisions that everyone should have. At Brightwell Elder and Probate Law, we can help.



What is a Self Proving Will?
A self proving will allows your will to be admitted to probate without having to find the witnesses years late.



What if a Person has Multiple Wills?
If a person has multiple wills, it can mean extra work for the heirs to figure out what document controls. At Brightwell Elder and Probate Law, we can help.



What Activates a Living Will?
A living will is going to apply when a person is incapacitated with a permanent prognosis of no recovery.



Is a Power of Attorney Valid in Other States?
If written properly, your power of attorney should be valid in all 50 states. At Brightwell Elder and Probate Law, we can help.



Where Should I Store My Estate Planning Documents?
The best thing to do is to keep them in a secure place at home where your heirs know where to find them.



When Does a Power of Attorney End?
A power of attorney ends upon the death of the principal.



Young People and Powers of Attorney
Even young people can benefit from having a power of attorney. At Brightwell Elder and Probate Law, we can help.



Should I Have a Backup Person named in my Power of Attorney?
It is always a good idea to have a backup individual named in your power of attorney. At Brightwell Elder and Probate Law, we can help. Licensed in Kentucky and Indiana.



Powers of Attorney Should be Focused



Naming Multiple People in your Power of Attorney
t can sometimes be a good idea to name different individuals with different roles in your power of attorney. At Brightwell Elder and Probate Law, we can help.



Limited Powers of Attorney



Financial and Healthcare Powers of Attorney
It is important to have both financial and healthcare powers of attorney in place. At Brightwell Elder and Probate Law, we can help.



Durable Power of Attorney
A durable power of attorney is an important document to have as part of your estate planning. At Brightwell Elder and Probate Law, we can help.



Estate Planning for Blended Families
For people with second marriages, estate planning is necessary if you want to protect your children.



How Attorneys Help You Create an Effective Estate Plan
Working with an experienced attorney can help you create an effective estate plan.



How Can I Avoid Probate?
There are steps that a person can take to avoid the time, cost and hassle of probate. A trust is the one of the most effective ways to do that.



Estate Planning for Nursing Home Care
It can be very important to do your estate planning with nursing home care in mind, especially if you wish to protect your assets from Medicaid.


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