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
As a property owner, it is important to understand the government’s power over that property and your legal rights as an owner. Eminent domain, often called condemnation, is generally identified as the power of the Commonwealth of Kentucky to take private property for a public use without the … [Read more...] about Eminent Domain: What Every Property Owner Should Know
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
For most couples, the first months of marriage are some of the most exciting months of life. These months seem like the least appropriate time to discuss “gloomy” subjects like the possibility of future sickness or death. While it may not be the most comfortable subject for newlyweds to discuss, the … [Read more...] about Estate Planning for Newlyweds
By: Terry Bennett Many people get confused when it comes to the differences between a will and trust (find the answer 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 … [Read more...] about Do You Need a Trust?