Estate Planning in Lexington, KY

Dedicated Planning For The Future

Whether you need assistance with wills or trusts, our Lexington firm offers estate planning services to plan for the future. One of the very best gifts you can give to your loved ones is a carefully prepared will and other estate planning opportunities. Tending to these details in advance can potentially save your family a considerable amount of future stress, confusion, conflict, and cost. Learn more about our estate planning services, today.

Estate Planning & Administration Services in Lexington, KY

The worst time to make plans for your estate is at the last minute. Our estate planning attorneys have helped individuals in myriad situations plan ahead for themselves and their loved ones. Our attorneys are experienced in the various areas of law that intersect with estate planning like real estate and business law, among others.

Estate Planning Documents Explained

  • Wills Wills are legal documents that dictate how the will owner’s property/assets are handled. 
  • Trusts (qualified domestic trusts, educational trusts, dynasty trusts) – Trusts are fiduciary arrangements wherein a grantor gives a trustee the right to hold property or assets.
  • Powers of attorney Power of attorney is a legal document giving an individual the legal power to act and make decisions for another person. 
  • Advance directives Advance directives are written statements regarding a person’s wishes regarding medical treatment. This often will include a living will.

Estate Planning Documents Explained

Planning for the future is a key to success, and Fowler Bell is well-experienced in estate planning and administration. Within the law, there is a tremendous amount of freedom in how you can plan for the future. 

We offer services in the following fields:

  • Durable Power of Attorney 
  • Living Wills
  • Trusts
  • Wills

Don’t see what you need? Feel free to call us to speak with our team.

What You Should Know If You Are The Executor Of An Estate

As executor of an estate, you are responsible for administering the estate of a deceased person. The key to being an executor is staying organized. It can be a difficult task, so it’s important to stay on top of the needs. 

The following are more tips you should know as an executor of an estate:

  • Determine if probate is necessary. 
  • Focus on paying off any outstanding debt. 
  • Recruit lawyer or non-lawyer assistance to take care of duties.

If you have been named the executor of a loved one’s estate, you may feel overwhelmed by the legal requirements and uncertain about your responsibilities. Our firm’s experience in overlapping areas of practice—such as family law, real estate law, and business law—allows us to offer comprehensive counsel. Let Fowler Bell PLLC provide the knowledgeable guidance and assistance you require.

Estate Planning in Lexington, KY - What You Need to Know

Estate planning and administration in Kentucky is similar to laws in other states. Most basic laws that apply elsewhere will also apply in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. However, it’s best to work with an attorney familiar with the nuances of Kentucky law.

How Fowler Bell Can Help

At Fowler Bell, we understand how important it is to have a clear plan for your finances. We have decades of experience working with a wide demographic of clients. For complex issues, we can provide creative solutions that benefit all involved parties.

Our Estate Planning Attorneys

Guy R. Colson

Guy R. Colson

Christopher G. Colson

Christopher G. Colson

Mary Porter McKee

Mary Porter McKee

Contact Fowler Bell, Today

If you would like to begin planning for the future, our attorneys at Fowler Bell are ready to work with you. To set up a consultation about any estate planning or estate administration matter in Kentucky, call our office at 859-252-6700 or reach us online