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If you’re making an estate plan in Kentucky, start here. Learn how to make a will, trust, and power of attorney (POA) that are valid in your state, or get more information about estate planning and funeral laws specific to Kentucky.
Making a Will in Kentucky
A will can help you protect your family and your property.
Make a Living Trust in Kentucky
Learn how to make a living trust in Kentucky.
Intestate Succession in Kentucky
If you die without a will in Kentucky, your assets will go to your closest relatives under state intestate succession laws.
Kentucky Restrictions on Who Can Serve as Executor
Learn the rules about who can be your executor in Kentucky.
Kentucky Inheritance Tax
Kentucky, like other states, exempts close family members from inheritance tax; others will likely have to pay.
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Kentucky Power of Attorney Laws
A durable POA allows someone to to help you with your financial matters if you ever become incapacitated—here's how to make one in Kentucky.
Avoiding Probate in Kentucky
Probate court proceedings (during which a deceased person's assets are transferred to the people who inherit them) can be long, costly, and confusing.
Probate Shortcuts in Kentucky
Kentucky offers a probate shortcut for "small estates." This makes it easier for survivors to transfer property left by a person who has died.
Death With Dignity in Kentucky
Kentucky is considering a death with dignity law that would allow terminally ill patients to request life-ending medication.
Burial & Cremation Laws in Kentucky
Everything you need to know about burial and cremation in Kentucky.
Kentucky Home Funeral Laws
Learn the rules that govern home funerals in Kentucky.