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Estate Planning Articles

The following articles have been authored by our attorneys to provide general information on issues of importance on the topic of estate planning. The content of the articles is not intended to serve as legal advice specific to your situation. For legal advice, please contact us using the contact box at the bottom of this page.

If I Need To Go Into A Nursing Home, Will The Government Take All My Assets?   by Eric N. Allen and Kevin G. Harvey    May 2017

Transfer on Death:  Another Way to Avoid Probate in Indiana   by Eric N. Allen   May 2017

Your Loved One Has Passed and Left a Considerable Amount of Debt: What Are Your Options?   by Eric N. Allen       April 2017

What Is A Gun Trust? by Eric N. Allen;  July 2016

Digital Will – A Necessary Part of any Modern Estate Plan by Eric N. Allen  Feb 2016

So You Want to Keep The Farm In The Family Forever by Eric N. Allen   Feb 2016

Qualifying for Medicaid When Income Is Too High by Kevin G. Harvey May, 2014

Estate Planning for the Blended Family by Kevin G. Harvey December 2013

The Repeal of Indiana’s Inheritance Tax by Eric N. Allen; July 2013

Tax Law Changes That May Affect Your Estate Plan by Brooke C. Jones; July, 2012

Protecting Your Child’s Future With a Special Needs Trust by Kevin G. Harvey; April, 2012

The Components of the Basic Estate Plan by Kevin G. Harvey; February, 2012

The Revocable Living Trust by Kevin G. Harvey; February, 2012

Declaring a Standby Guardian

The New Transfer on Death Act by Jon A. Keyes; October, 2011

Advance Directives: What Are They and Do I Really Need Them? by Dawn E. Butler; September, 2011

A Surprise for the Surviving Spouse: Intestate Succession Laws in Indiana by Kevin G. Harvey; June, 2011

The Power of a Durable Power of Attorney by Kevin G. Harvey; June, 2011

PLEASE NOTE: Articles published by Allen Wellman Harvey Keyes Cooley, LLP, are written for the purpose of providing general legal information, only. The facts of each case or situation are unique, and in some instances the general information in an article may not be applicable or may not apply as described in the article. For advice that is specific to your particular situation, please schedule a consultation with one of our attorneys. The provision of information in articles is not intended to and does not create an attorney-client relationship.