Louisville, KY asked in Estate Planning for Kentucky

Q: Is my will and power of attorney I had done when I lived in Georgia, valid in KY?

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Ben F Meek III
Ben F Meek III
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City, OK

A: Hard to say. Very generally speaking, if they were valid in Georgia when you executed them, they are most likely valid in Kentucky. Most states' laws recognize the validity of documents validly executed in other states. There are, however, ways in which Kentucky's laws may affect their interpretation and effect that may be different from Georgia's laws. If you're in doubt, you should either get new ones drafted or get an interpretation by an attorney in Kentucky. Many offer free initial consultations. Good luck.

PS: My comments here are offered for informational purposes and not as legal advice as to your specific situation nor as to the applicability of any particular laws. My comments are not offered as an invitation to join in, nor intended to create, nor do they create an attorney-client relationship.

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