Power of attorney A durable power of attorney (POA) is a legal document which can be used to choose who will manage your affairs should you become incapacitated for some reason. A power of attorney appoints an agent and then provides that agent with wide-ranging authority over your affairs. The … [Read more...] about What is a Power of Attorney and Why Should I Have One?
Through the years, I have had the opportunity to represent both landlords and tenants in the negotiation of commercial leases. In addition to that, as an investor in commercial real property, I have negotiated, from the position of an owner, the terms and conditions of long-term leases. … [Read more...] about Important Issues in Negotiating Commercial Leases
By: Dustin Humphrey There have been a lot of attorney advertisements on television lately, but interestingly enough, none of them seem to be from Kentucky. Many are based in other states, some as far as Florida. This may not seem like a problem at first glance, but there are many reasons the … [Read more...] about The Importance of Hiring a Local Lawyer
Insurance Concept. Word on Folder Register of Card Index. Selective Focus. Kentucky drivers are required by law to carry car insurance, and in order to meet the state requirements for car insurance, drivers need to have at least bodily injury liability insurance and property damage insurance. … [Read more...] about Kentucky No-Fault Law (and what it means if you have been injured)
By: Terry Bennett When most people consider estate planning, they usually think about what will happen after their death. Unfortunately, many underestimate the need to prepare for their risk of disability. While a will does not take effect until death, a General Durable Power of Attorney protects … [Read more...] about Preparing for the Risk of Disability
In the words of rapper Kanye West, a prenuptial agreement, more commonly known as a “pre-nup”, is “something that you need to have.” There are many misconceptions about prenuptial agreements and the role they serve in marriages and the dissolution of the same. One of the most common inaccurate … [Read more...] about What is a Pre-Nup? It Can Protect You from More than Just a Gold Digger
The attorneys at Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson & Humphrey are pleased to announce that attorney Dustin C. Humphrey has been selected as a 2019 Super Lawyers Rising Star. This is Dustin’s fourth consecutive year receiving the honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of … [Read more...] about Dustin C. Humphrey Selected as Rising Star for Fourth Consecutive Year
The other day, a man that needed an attorney badly met with our team of attorneys. The only problem is, he needed an attorney several years ago and this was our first meeting. Unfortunately, this person procrastinated and now it is too late for him to do much of anything legally. The best lawyer … [Read more...] about Do you have a Possible Legal Issue? Don’t Wait.
By: Ashley Land There are many reasons someone may have a background check performed—applying for a new job, applying for a loan, volunteering with youth, etc. If you want to ensure that your record is clean and you don’t miss out on an opportunity because of a misdemeanor on your record from … [Read more...] about Expungement: What You Need to Know About Clearing Your Record