How To Talk To Your Parents About Estate Planning Part Two

As adult children, talking to your aging parents about their estate plan (Trust, Last Will and Testament, Power of Attorney, Living Will, etc.) sounds intimidating; something we typically avoid as long as possible. And, we have solid delay tactics in place we use for justification. For example, “What if they think I am being greedy [...]

By |2021-08-04T16:45:28+00:00July 19th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

How To Talk To Your Parents About Estate Planning Part One

As adult children, talking to your aging parents about their estate plan (Trust, Last Will and Testament, Power of Attorney, Living Will, etc.) sounds intimidating; something we typically avoid as long as possible.   And, we have solid delay tactics in place we use for justification. For example, “What if they think I am being [...]

By |2021-08-04T16:44:03+00:00July 8th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Why Say Yes To A Prenuptial or Postnuptial Agreement?

In the past, creating a Prenuptial or Postnuptial Agreement (also known as “prenup” or “postnup”) seemed to be limited only to the rich and famous. However, over the years, the trend has become a more advantageous estate planning tool for couples from all walks of life, both millennials and professional men and women getting married [...]

By |2021-06-25T20:53:19+00:00June 25th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Stone Legal Group, PLLC will participate in The 2021 Louisville Pride Festival

As a proud supporter of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ+) community, we are excited to announce our participation once again in The Louisville Pride Festival, which takes place Saturday, September 18. Located in the Highlands, this festival celebrates our diverse LGBTQ+ community and promotes acceptance of all people with family-friendly entertainment, arts-n-crafts, [...]

By |2021-06-16T01:17:01+00:00June 16th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Estate Planning for Domestic Partners in Kentucky

Myth- All states recognize common law marriage. Reality- As of 2021, only eight states still allow common law marriages to be formed, however, Kentucky is not one of them. Therefore, couples who purportedly entered a common law marriage are not offered the same legal rights and protections that legally married couples are provided.     Today, [...]

By |2021-08-05T18:46:22+00:00May 27th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

‘99.5% ACT’ and what that could mean for Kentuckians

Senator Bernie Sanders (VT) recently proposed a bill titled “For the 99.5% Act”, titled such since it proposes to only tax the top 0.5% of wealthy individuals. If passed, the bill recommends major changes to the current estate and gift tax, which would have an effective date of January 1, 2022. One of the [...]

By |2021-05-25T14:14:53+00:00May 24th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

COVID-19 Update: The Key Planning Documents Every Family Needs.

COVID-19 Update: The Key Planning Documents Every Family Needs. Especially Now The outbreak of COVID-19 represents a threat to both our physical and our emotional well-being. It reminds us that we live in an uncertain world. Proper planning allows us to take control of our personal and financial affairs now and in the future. In [...]

By |2021-03-10T15:35:49+00:00March 24th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on COVID-19 Update: The Key Planning Documents Every Family Needs.

Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community

  Supporting the LGBTQ+ community is important to me for two very personal reasons: my son and daughter. Through their eyes, their lived experiences, I have learned a lot in these last years. I couldn’t be prouder to be their father. For a very long time, the LGBTQ+ community has not been adequately served by [...]

By |2021-08-04T16:10:24+00:00October 24th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Pre-Deployment Checklists

For service members and their spouses, significant others, loved ones and trusted friends, we recommend using the following checklists before deployment to ensure you have completed paperwork needed during or after you/your service member deploys. You should also download our free Personal Records Organizer which will keep all relevant information in one place. Legal Matters [...]

By |2021-08-04T16:35:20+00:00July 16th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Why you should avoid joint titling of assets with adult children

Putting your adult child's name on your assets may seem like a good estate planning option and a good way to avoid probate, yet there are some very serious drawbacks to this approach.  Young adults are likely to be less responsible than their parents.  An adult child is also vulnerable to many life changes that [...]

By |2021-02-17T23:19:25+00:00June 26th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments
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