Thomas Cothran is the former staff attorney for the Fayette County Circui Courts. He... more
Thomas Cothran is the former staff attorney for the Fayette County Circui Courts. He practices estate planning in Lexington, KY. Thomas Cothran focuses his practice on helping people with special needs plan for the future. Nursing Home Planning Nursing home planning is a very important option many people do not know about. Long term care is very expensive. Fortunately, there are... view profile
Most law students have 'Atticus Finch expectations' of changing the world and people'... more
Most law students have 'Atticus Finch expectations' of changing the world and people's lives. Unfortunately, not all lawyers are able to directly affect people's daily lives. For me, one of the most rewarding experiences in the practice of law, particularly consumer bankruptcy law, is being able to send a copy of the order of discharge of indebtedness to a client. In tough economic times, t... view profile
My mission is to provide top-quality legal advice and services to my clients within... more
My mission is to provide top-quality legal advice and services to my clients within the scope of my law practice. If you are really practicing law (not playing at it), it is not a 9 to 5 job.Focus of Legal Practice: Debtor and Creditor Legal Issues arising in Bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy situations (extensive experience in Chapter 7, 11, 12 and 13 cases). Also, very proficient at drafting L... view profile
After obaining a Juris Doctorate from the University of Kentuky, I continued my... more
After obaining a Juris Doctorate from the University of Kentuky, I continued my education by completing my LL.M. at the University of Florida. This background allows me to focus my practice on the everchaning Trust and Estate Planning world.
"Estate" is the legal term used to define your property and money—basically, everything that belongs to you. Estate planning attorneys tell you different strategies you can use to transfer your belongings after you die. By planning your estate, you can maximize its value by minimizing taxes and eliminating court costs and interference. Estate planning attorneys also help you control and protect your estate during your lifetime, by writing documents that allow you to transfer property and money to children, charities, or others in a way you desire.