WORKING REMOTELY

Written by Jim Worthington on March 25, 2020

Worthington Law Firm will be working remotely as long as #healthyathome is the Commonwealth’s policy and law. We expect that the decision to change that will be driven by data and expert recommendations. We will be available to meet for document signings. For those meetings, we’ll follow the CDC’s recommendations…Read More

SECURE IN YOUR KNOWLEDGE: WHAT THE NEW ACT MEANS FOR ESTATE PLANNING

Written by Jim Worthington on December 22, 2019

A new law that has important financial and estate planning implications takes effect January 1, 2020. Everyone will need to review their planning but it particularly means that parents who have trusts for minor or young adult children should review and possibly amend their estate plans very soon. Doing so…Read More

Jim Worthington to speak at the Estate Planning Council of Metro Louisville

Written by Jim Worthington on November 21, 2019

Jim will be the speaker at the EPCML dinner meeting on Thursday, November 21, 2019. He will be presenting on recent developments in Kentucky estate and trust law, including Kentucky’s adoption of the Uniform Law Commission’s 2018 Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts. A copy of his presentation is available…Read More

WORTHINGTON LAW FIRM EXPANDS TO NORTH CAROLINA

Written by Jim Worthington on October 15, 2019

The expansion comes through opening an office in Asheville, North Carolina to offer sophisticated estate planning and a high level of personal service to the growing population there. Expanding my practice will benefit all of my clients because of the greater range of issues I will have a chance to…Read More

I’ve Moved: Do I Need a New Estate Plan?

Written by Jim Worthington on October 9, 2019

The cardboard boxes haven’t been recycled yet, and you still can’t find your kitchen gadgets. Do you really need to be thinking about your estate plan? Yes. That’s the short answer. The more important question is: How quickly do you need to take care of this?

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Marital Agreements as Part of an Estate Plan

Written by Jim Worthington on September 8, 2019

For many clients, a prenuptial agreement is an important part of their estate plan. People often think of prenuptial agreements as planning for divorce and think they spell doom for the marriage. That’s a short-sighted view. Talking through a carefully considered prenup is a healthy way for a…Read More