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
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 Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson and Humphrey wants to provide you with a basic breakdown between these two common estate-planning … [Read more...] about Wills vs. Trusts: What is the Difference?
By: Dustin Humphrey Depositions are a common part of nearly every lawsuit. Many people find themselves uneasy about depositions but knowing what to expect can ease anxiety and lead to success. At Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson and Humphrey, we believe every party to a lawsuit should understand the … [Read more...] about The Ins and Outs of Your Deposition
Unfortunately, most people find themselves in a car accident at some point in their lives. We’ve developed the following tips after serving many car wreck victims over the years. Follow them to make sure your accident claim goes as smoothly as possible. 1. Safety First. Before being … [Read more...] about Ten Tips for Car Wreck Victims
Law school can be a stressful time for many students. Having gone through it ourselves, our team at Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson & Humphrey wants to offer some practical advice to current and aspiring law school students. Work for an attorney or law firm as soon as possible. Sit in on client … [Read more...] about Our Advice to Law Students