My Tenant Died; Now What?

There are two certainties in life: death and taxes. If you are a landlord, it is entirely possible that you will (at some point) deal with a tenant who has died. Here's some helpful, general information on dealing with a deceased tenant. Secure the Property If the tenant died in…

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The Probate Estate Bank Account

So you're the executor (or administrator or personal representative) of a probate estate in Kentucky? One of your first steps is to open a bank account for the estate. Typically, an account opened for an estate is titled something like "Estate of Joseph Smith, Deceased, John Smith, executor." Getting a…

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Dispensing with Administration of Probate in Kentucky

The full probate process in Kentucky typically lasts 6-12 months. In certain circumstances, the court will dispense with administration of a probate case. Kentucky probate cases are heard in district court. The district court has authority to dispense with administration depending on who is asking and the size of the…

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What Happens After Bankruptcy?

Congratulations! You've received your bankruptcy discharge, but what happens next? Is there anything that needs to happen now that the bankruptcy is over? Here is a helpful guide to a few things that should happen after your bankruptcy. Keeping Documents During the course of the bankruptcy, you received several important…

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