Professional Guidance On Estate Planning, Administration And Probate

At Valenti Hanley PLLC, we guide each client through the disposition of assets at death and during their lifetime with a one-on-one approach that provides reassurance that his or her goals and priorities are being accomplished. We focus on the minimization of income, estate, gift and generation-skipping taxes.

Estate Planning Services

We cover the spectrum of estate planning services, from basic documents to more sophisticated services. This includes:

  • Living trusts
  • Wills and living will designations
  • Durable powers of attorney
  • Irrevocable life insurance trusts
  • Family limited partnerships
  • Qualified personal residence trusts
  • Charitable lead trusts
  • Charitable remainder trusts

We are also equipped to assist in unique services needed to provide for loved ones with disabilities in special needs planning.

Contact one of our lawyers to learn more about wealth accumulation and transfer. Based in Louisville, we serve clients throughout Kentucky.

Business Succession Planning

A vital component of our service to the business owner is our ability to guide clients through complex business succession planning decisions. We work with our business practice attorneys in counseling business clients on succession planning and business continuation planning, buy/sell agreements, employment agreements and compensation agreements.

Estate Administration, Probate And Litigation

Our lawyers offer estate administrators and executors with estate-settlement services, including the administration of decedents' estates, postmortem tax planning, and the preparation and defense of all state and federal death tax and fiduciary income tax returns. We counsel clients on the most efficient and cost-effective methods to pay any death taxes.

Estate litigation, including contested estates, will contests, and construction, settlement, and reformation actions are also a significant part of our practice.