Legal Guidance In Your Estate Planning And Probate Matter

Estate Planning is generally considered the process by which people develop a plan that ensures that the assets they have worked so hard accumulating during their lifetime are protected and distributed to those they love. Without proper estate planning, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) may inherit a large portion of your assets. We can help you implement a variety of advanced tax strategies to keep your assets away from the IRS. Our expertise extends to:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Powers of attorney
  • Living wills
  • Living trusts
  • Guardianships and conservatorships
  • Family Limited Partnerships
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Life insurance
  • Charitable giving
  • Retirement benefits
  • Educational trusts
  • Business succession planning

Probate

Logically following estate planning is probate and estate administration putting the plan into operation. Probate is the legal process that takes place after someone dies. It often involves:

  • Proving in court that a deceased person's will is valid
  • Identifying and inventorying the deceased person's property
  • Having the property appraised
  • Paying debts and taxes
  • Distributing the remaining property as the will directs

Taliaferro, Carran & Cowherd, PLLC, represent beneficiaries and fiduciaries, including executors, trustees, conservators, and guardians, in the following areas:

  • Accounting actions
  • Claims against fiduciaries
  • Trust contests and reformation
  • Will contests
  • Will and trust construction and litigation

Experience enables us to counsel surviving spouses and children during this transition and help them make sound legal decisions for their future.

How To Contact Our Law Firm

For a consultation with an experienced estate planning and probate lawyer, contact Taliaferro, Carran & Cowherd, PLLC, in Covington, Kentucky, by calling 859-757-4926 (toll free: 866-959-1943).