Kentucky Supreme Court Enters New COVID-19 Order

On July 27, 2020, the Kentucky Supreme Court entered another order seeking to ensure the public's access to the courts while trying to maintain appropriate safety measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. It sets requirements for petit and grand juries, as well as criminal show cause dockets. Notably,...
Gess Mattingly & Atchison, P.S.C.

Kentucky Legislature Increases Surviving Spouse/Child Probate Exemption

By Donald M. Wakefield During the 2020 Regular Session, the Kentucky General Assembly passed House Bill 307, which was signed into law on March 17, 2020 and will take effect on July 15, 2020.  HB 307 expands the surviving spouse’s exemption from $15,000 to $30,000.  If a decedent has no...