Kentucky Trusts, made easy

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Trusts & Wills

Create new Trusts and Wills in under 20 minutes, or upload an existing document for analysis and updates.
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Health Care Directive

In 10 minutes, identify your medical agents and define your preferences for care in a Living Will (Advance Directive).
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Round out your essential estate plan with a Power of Attorney. Choose your agents, effective date, and powers.
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An executor or trustee spends 500+ hours cleaning up a messy estate.
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Many families report conflict due to poor planning and communication.

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Wait, why do I need a Trust?
That's a great question - provide peace of mind, control over asset distribution, minimize family disputes, protect your children's future, support cherished charities, to name a few. With Snug, it's also incredibly easy to do, so what are you waiting for?
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Does a trust avoid probate in Kentucky?
Yes, trusts can avoid probate in Kentucky. By creating a trust and transferring assets into it, you can bypass the probate process, saving time and money for your beneficiaries. Assets held in a trust do not become part of your personal estate and are not subject to probate upon your death.
How much does a Trust cost in Kentucky?
The cost of creating a trust in Kentucky varies depending on the complexity of your estate and the attorney's fees. The average cost for a basic Revocable Living Trust ranges from $1,000 to $3,000, while more complex trusts may cost more. Online legal services may offer lower-cost alternatives to traditional legal services for creating trusts.
What type of trust do I need?
The most common type of trust is a Revocable Living Trust, which allows you to maintain control over your assets during your lifetime and can be amended or revoked. Other types of trusts, such as Charitable Trusts or Special Needs Trusts, may be appropriate depending on your specific estate planning goals.
How can I fund my trust?
To fund a trust in Kentucky, you must transfer ownership of your assets to the trust. This includes re-titling real estate, changing account holders for bank accounts, and transferring ownership of personal property, vehicles, stocks, and bonds.
Who can be a trustee in Kentucky?
In Kentucky, any individual who is at least 18 years old and mentally competent can serve as a trustee. Additionally, Kentucky law allows for corporations, such as banks or trust companies, to serve as a trustee if they are authorized to exercise trust powers in the state. Trustees must be able to handle and take care of property, and they can't have been found guilty of serious crimes, including felonies or crimes that involve dishonest or immoral behavior.
How to change your living trust in Kentucky?
In Kentucky, to change your living trust, you need to generate an amendment to the original trust document. This amendment should clearly state the changes you wish to make, such as adding or subtracting beneficiaries, changing trustees, or modifying distribution instructions. Make sure to include the date, your name, the name of the trust, and the date the trust was established. As with the original trust document, your amendment should be signed in the presence of a notary public. If there are numerous changes you want to make to your living trust, it may be more efficient to create a restatement of the trust. A restatement allows you to rewrite the whole trust, while keeping the original date and title of the trust, which can be beneficial for avoiding retitling assets. In the restatement, you would include all the changes you want to make, and the new provisions will supersede the old ones completely.
How much does it cost to maintain a trust?

Trustee fees in Kentucky, influenced by the type and complexity of the trust and the trustee's role, range from flat fees to percentages of trust assets for professional trustees, and flexible structures for non-professional trustees, all subject to a "reasonable fee" standard. Read more about trustee fees in Kentucky.

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Family, pets, personal history, and wisdom to pass along to the next generation.

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Estate planning, marriage (and divorce), business documents and succession plans.

Financial

List of assets and debts to make clear inventories and avoid discovery efforts.

Insurance

Life, home, auto, and health insurance policies and beneficiaries.

Taxes

Historical state and federal tax returns and supporting documents.

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Vehicles, real estate, and other property to create a Personal Property Memorandum.

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Health Care Directives
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Asset & Debt Inventory
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Personal Property Inventory
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Child & Pet Planning
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Trust-Based Estate Plan

All of the coverage of a Will, plus the benefit of avoiding probate to reduce family burden.

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Documents included:
Revocable Living Trust
Schedule of Assets
Pour Over Will
HIPAA Authorization
Living Will
Power of Attorney
Certification of Trust
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Snug provides one place to create essential documents, analyze existing documents for updates, and organize all of life's details. No matter where you're starting from, Snug can get you across the finish line.

Way beyond documents

We make Wills, Trusts, and essential documents easy to create and maintain - but this is just the beginning. Organize all of life's details, from collectibles to garage codes to social media, and help avoid headaches for loved ones down the road.

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You've done the work to plan and protect your legacy - don't hide it in a filing cabinet. Snug allows you to share your plans with family, friends, and professional advisors to ensure your wishes are known and accessible at all times.

Comprehensive guides for you and your loved ones.

Complete Guide to Estate Planning

Estate planning can sound scary and complex, but we're here to help simplify the process and decisions for you and your family.

Complete Guide for Executors

Being an Executor or Personal Representative can be a rewarding, yet challenging role. This guide helps to light the way.

Complete Guide for Trustees

Being a Trustee is a significant legal and operational role. This guide includes everything from taxes to liability to fiduciary duties.