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We live in an ever more complex world of taxes, family structures and business succession needs that can make estate planning more difficult. What type of a will or a trust do I use to pass my estate to my heirs? How do I make things fair in a mixed family? What about life insurance, taxes and protecting the family business?

When an individual dies, their estate may pass into what is known as probate, a legal process whereby the court will determine things like the validity of a decedent's will and the distribution of property to heirs mentioned in the will. Though you do have the right to represent yourself in probate court, many seek help from a qualified attorney, especially after discovering how complex the probate process and its laws can be.

Contact Yewell Law, LLC today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

Estate Planning

  • Estate and Trust Administration
  • Simple and complex wills
  • Revocable and irrevocable trusts
  • Living trusts
  • Special needs trusts
  • Charitable trusts
  • Annuities
  • Powers of attorney
  • Health care directives (living wills)
  • Medicaid and Medicare planning

Probate

  • Probate Administration
  • Proving a will
  • Settling and administering an estate
  • Making an inventory of a
    decedent's estate
  • Appraising property
  • Administering a trust
  • Contesting a will
  • Paying taxes and debts for an estate

Call Attorney David Yewell today at 270-926-5305 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Profile

Attorney David L. Yewell

Jurisdictions:

  • Kentucky, 1967
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1967
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1967
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 1967
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 2005

Education:

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • Juris Doctor - 1967
  • Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky
    • Bachelor of Arts - 1964
  • Honors: Inducted into Pioneer Sports Hall of Fame - April 2007
    • Hinds Junior College, Raymond, Mississippi
    • Associate Degree - 1962
    • Honors: Inducted into Sports Hall of Fame - October 2006

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Kentucky Bar Association, President, 1990 - 1991
  • Kentucky Bar Association, President-Elect, 1989 - 1990
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Vice President, 1988 - 1989
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Board of Governors, 1982 - 1991
  • Daviess County Bar Association, President - 1983, 1967 - Present
  • American Bar Association Foundation, Fellow
  • Kentucky Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Kentucky Justice Association
  • The American Association for Justice
  • Kentucky Council of School Board Attorneys, President, 1985
  • National Council of School Board Attorneys
  • Kentucky Bar Center, Trustee, 1993 - 2000
  • Southern Conference of Bar Presidents
     

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