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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