It’s no easy feat to start a business from scratch. Between the saving, the planning and the many payments that are necessary, entrepreneurs often overlook a component that the attorneys at Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson &Humphrey find vital. If you are starting or already own a small business, we … [Read more...] about Why Small Businesses Need Key Man Insurance
By: Dustin Humphrey We have all heard the horror stories of someone badly injured in a car wreck by a person with minimal insurance or none at all. As the victim’s medical bills mount the negligent party’s insurance is quickly exhausted, leaving the victim on the hook for the balance. To avoid … [Read more...] about Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage
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 & Humphrey have … [Read more...] about Checklist: Preparing to Meet with an Attorney After Your Car Accident
By: Terry Bennett You’ve suffered a personal injury, your everyday routine has been interrupted and your long-term plans may be uncertain. And at times, the procedural rules of a personal injury case can be confusing or frustrating, especially when you’re anxious to get healthy and move … [Read more...] about Step by Step: The Personal Injury Case
In divorce or child custody cases, often a judge must decide which parent shall have custody of minor children. I often have clients assert that since their child is a certain age, he or she can chose where to live. There seems to be a widely held belief in some specific age at which the child gets … [Read more...] about Can my Child Choose Which Parent to Live With?
By: Terry Bennett Are you unsure of your rights as an employee in Kentucky? Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions concerning Kentucky employment: Q : What is the minimum wage in Kentucky? A : The minimum wage in Kentucky is $7.25 per hour. Q: Can an employer require that … [Read more...] about Answers to Kentucky Employee’s Most Frequently Asked Questions
By: Terry Bennett Many employers misclassify workers as independent contractors. The reasons are obvious: no duty to withhold taxes, no duty to pay Social Security or Medicare, no duty to provide workers’ compensation coverage, no duty to pay unemployment and no duty to provide any employee … [Read more...] about The Danger of Misclassifying Workers
Enjoy this personal commentary from our very own, Terry Bennett. The team at Skeeter’s, Bennett, Wilson & Humphrey is blessed to have a seat on Terry’s train of life. By: Terry Bennett In the practice of law I see a great deal of tragedy. In handling estates I see individuals whose lives … [Read more...] about Life’s Train
By: Terry Bennett Many parents and grandparents give their children and grandchildren gifts during the year. They may give them money for a down payment on a home, to buy a car or help them out in other ways. But when are these gifts of taxable importance? The attorneys at Skeeters, Bennett, … [Read more...] about When do you Pay Gift Taxes?