Northern Kentucky Estate Planning Lawyers

Taking Care of All Your Elder Law Needs in the Greater Cincinnati Area

The traditional area of legal practice referred to as estate planning is now part of a new, broader area of practice called elder law. The main elements of elder law are:

  • Estate planning
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Probate
  • Health care planning
  • Elder rights
  • Medicare and Medicaid planning

Attorney Greg Kriege is well-versed in all aspects of Kentucky estate planning and elder law. He works closely with clients to understand their unique circumstances, goals, and requirements. He helps clients set a financial and legal course that enables them and their families to direct their own futures more effectively, because he focuses on each client's specific situation and goals. Greg wants you to feel confident about the choices you make today by helping you plan your legal and financial future.

Wills and Estate Planning for Kentucky Residents

If you want to make sure your estate is distributed according to your wishes, a well-developed estate plan is a must. Planning for a future where you’re not around is sometimes difficult, but the alternative of having your family argue about it or allowing the government to set the rules is worse. Successful estate planning is not just for seniors or those with significant assets. From basic estate planning to life-care planning, each and every family can benefit.

Estate planning is a complicated field. It is something you don’t want to do on your own by relying on internet research. You need to speak to an attorney. Legal requirements vary greatly from state to state. If you are new to Kentucky, you should consult a Kentucky attorney to make sure your needs will be met.

We handle all areas of estate planning, including:

  • Wills
  • Trusts, including special needs trusts
  • Advance directives, sometimes referred to as living wills
  • Assisted living arrangements or nursing home care
  • Guardianship for children, including children with disabilities
  • Powers of attorney
  • Real estate matters, including life estates
  • Medicare
  • Social Security Disability (SSD)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Estate Administration and Probate in Kentucky

We also represent estates and provide guidance for out-of-state beneficiaries, estate administrators and executors, guardians, and trustees. We can also serve as the executor or trustee for your estate. Our legal services for estates include:

  • Probate, simple to complex
  • Court representation for executors, trustees, creditors or beneficiaries
  • Estate administration and settlement
  • Estate litigation, including contested estates and trusts
  • Estate tax issues
  • Estate sales of real estate
  • Estate tax returns and audits
  • Intestacy (dying without a will)
  • Kinship proceedings (establishing heirs)
  • Spousal inheritance disputes
  • Trust administration
  • Contesting a will
  • Wrongful death proceedings

Free Consultation with Our Kentucky Estate Planning Attorney

We offer free, no obligation consultations. If you have questions about your rights or believe you may need a Kentucky estate planning lawyer, then contact us today. We are standing by to help you. Our law offices are conveniently located in Cold Spring, Kentucky — just 6 traffic lights south of the Northern Kentucky University school entrance. We serve clients throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the greater Cincinnati area. CALL TODAY: 859-441-5400 or e-mail us at