Handling Probate from Initial Notices through the Estate Closing
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This "a through z" guide to probate is designed to take you from the first days of the estate timeline through all the steps of marshaling and valuing estate assets, locating and paying the creditors, paying the beneficiaries, and laying the estate to rest. You will receive the latest updates on the probate court procedure and tax laws, practical guidance from experienced probate attorneys on using spousal elective share and resolving estate disputes, and sample forms and checklists to speed up the administration process. Build a solid foundation for your probate practice - order today!
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This program has been approved as a technological CLE activity by the Kentucky Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Commission and may qualify for up to 6.75 credits, of which 1.0 hour relates to ethical considerations.
KATHRYN S. BECK is an attorney in the Louisville office of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC. Ms. Beck focuses primarily on trust and estate litigation, but is also part of the business litigation; business torts; trust and estate; and tort, trial and insurance services practice groups. She received her B.A. degree from the University of Georgia and her J.D. degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law. Ms. Beck is admitted to practice in Kentucky and Indiana and is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, the Louisville Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana and the Indiana State Bar Association.
PETER M. GANNOTT is the principal of the Louisville law firm of Gannott Law Group, PLLC. Since 1985, he has focused his practice in the areas of business and consumer bankruptcy, creditors' rights and commercial collections, complex commercial litigation, and real estate matters. Mr. Gannott works with clients on everything from the creation and dissolution of business entities to representation of business clients in business-to-business collections or large asset issues. He is a frequent lecturer on his areas of practice and has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of Louisville. Mr. Gannott is board certified in business bankruptcy law by the American Board of Certification. He graduated, with honors, from the University of Illinois and earned his J.D. degree from the Washington College of Law, American University.
S. THOMAS HAMILTON leads Kentucky Elder Lawyer which is a division of Saltsman Willet Deaton & Hamilton. Mr. Hamilton dedicates the majority of his practice to assisting seniors and their loved ones throughout Kentucky, who are looking for professional representation in estate planning, elder law planning, estate administration and qualification for public benefits. He is a member of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELAL) Eldercounsel and the Academy of Special Needs Planners (ASNP). Mr. Hamilton earned his B.S. degree from Transylvania University and his J.D. degree from the University of Kentucky.
MARK T. HURST is a member in the Louisville office of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC. He is co-chair of both the business litigation practice group and the construction law practice group, and he is chair of the trust and estate litigation practice group. Mr. Hurst has also served on the firm's Board of Directors. He received his B.B.A. degree from the University of Kentucky and his J.D. degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law. Mr. Hurst is admitted to practice in Kentucky and Georgia and is a member of the American Bar Association; the Kentucky Bar Association; the Louisville Bar Association; and the American Inns of Court, Brandeis Chapter, barrister member, 2007-2010.
KATHERINE P. LANGAN is a partner in the Louisville office of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC. Ms. Langan joined the firm in 2021 and contributes to the Trusts & Estates and Business Services practice groups. She specializes in complex estate planning and probate administration, estate, gift, and inheritance tax planning, fiduciary representation, and business succession planning. She brings both expertise and empathy to the process, working closely with her clients to create plans that accurately represent those clients' interests, while navigating sometimes-difficult family dynamics. Ms. Langan also works closely with fiduciaries, including Executors, Trustees, and Agents, assisting with trust and estate administration, beneficiary disputes, trust modifications and decanting, and fiduciary litigation. She received her B.A. degree from Vanderbilt University and her J.D. degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law. Ms. Langan is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, Probate and Trust Law Section and the Louisville Bar Association.
LEAH A. MORRISON is an attorney with English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP, in Bowling Green, Kentucky. She concentrates her practice in designing estate, asset protection, and business succession plans in a tax advantageous manner. Ms. Morrison is a member of the American, Kentucky, Louisville, and Bowling Green-Warren County bar associations. She earned her J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law; her LL.M. degree in taxation, magna cum laude, from the University of Alabama; and her B.A. degree in criminal justice from George Washington University.
DANIEL M. OYLER is a partner in the law firm of Parrent & Oyler, in Louisville, Kentucky. Mr. Oyler practices in the areas of wills, trusts and estates since his admission. He is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education (CLE) seminars for attorneys on these subjects, and in particular on the subject of estate and trust litigation, will contests, and contested probate matters. Additionally, he handles matters involving general civil litigation and estate planning. Mr. Oyler received his B.S.B.A. degree and J.D. degree from the University of Louisville. He is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, Probate and Trust Law Section, and the Louisville Bar Association, Probate and Estate Planning Section.
ELIZABETH A. WIENEKE is a partner with the firm of Whitlow, Roberts, Houston & Straub, PLLC, in Paducah, Kentucky. Her practice is focused in the areas of estate planning and administration, elder law, real estate and property law, and business and corporate law. Ms. Wieneke advises clients regarding estate planning and drafts related documents including wills, powers of attorney, living will directives, various types of trusts and prenuptial agreements. Her real estate and property law practice focuses on performing title exams for residential, commercial and agricultural properties and mineral acquisitions and resolving title issues. Ms. Wieneke has litigation experience in matters related to her practice areas including foreclosure actions, quiet title actions, petitions for declaratory judgment, petitions for trust ramification and interpretation, minors' settlements, and collection actions. She earned her B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from Murray State University and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Southern Illinois University. Ms. Wieneke is a member of the Kentucky and Illinois State bar associations.
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