By: R. Terry Bennett The Affordable Care Act, more widely known as Obamacare, has created quite a buzz in recent months as open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace got underway. The health care landscape continues to change as Medicaid income eligibility across the country was revised … [Read more...] about In the News: Medicaid and Obamacare
By: Terry Bennett I’m getting up in age… I can’t take care of myself anymore… My children don’t have the ability to take care of me… I need skilled nursing care… BUT I have a home, a car, and money in checking accounts, C.D.s, and savings accounts. What do I do? Are these thoughts … [Read more...] about Medicaid Planning
By: Dustin Humphrey In last week’s blog we shared insights on the type of legal advice you should seek when starting a business, but that advice doesn’t end when the business entity is legally established and all prudent agreements are in order. The attorneys at Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson & … [Read more...] about Business Law Success Story
By: Mike Pike When it comes to starting a business we couldn't think of a better person to quote than Benjamin Franklin, who some have called "America's original entrepreneur". Franklin is widely known for the saying, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure," and that couldn't hold truer … [Read more...] about Business Start-up: The Need for an Attorney
By: Dustin Humphrey You’ve been in a car accident and you need legal representation. What sort of things will your attorney want to know? How should you prepare to meet with him or her? What documents should you have? The personal injury lawyers at Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson & Pike have … [Read more...] about Checklist: Preparing to Meet with Your Attorney after a Car Accident
By: Mike Pike Finding and hiring the right lawyer can be an intimidating task. Simply looking in the phone book or following an advertisement doesn’t always ensure a good attorney. How should you approach finding a lawyer that will be able to adequately help you with your serious case? At … [Read more...] about How to Find and Hire a Lawyer
By: Terry Bennett In last week’s blog we discussed the differences between a will and trust (read more here). Before deciding if a trust is for you, we suggest asking yourself these three basic questions: 1. Do you have minor children? If the answer is yes, then a trust may be the way to go. … [Read more...] about Do you need a Trust?
By: Dustin Humphrey How do you prepare for the future? Do you need a will or a trust? There are so many options these days it can often become overwhelming. Our team at SBWP wants to provide you with a basic breakdown between these two common estate-planning devices. What is a Will? A will is … [Read more...] about Wills vs. Trusts: What is the Difference?
Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Benefits are extremely important to someone who has been injured in a car accident. Often called “no-fault” benefits, PIP pays for necessary medical expenses and lost wages when a person is involved in an automobile accident. These are referred to as “no-fault” … [Read more...] about PIP Benefits: What They Are and How Do They Work?