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?
By: Dustin Humphrey There’s no doubt social media has changed the way we communicate and interact during both working and leisure hours. While social media is wildly popular in part because it nurtures the spontaneous, individuals and businesses should think carefully about the messages they … [Read more...] about Social Media and the Law
By: David Wilson According to our state legislators, in order to be considered an adult in the state of Kentucky, one must be 18 years of age. Therefore, under this statutory provision, persons 18 years or older are competent to enter into binding contracts. But what ability does a person under … [Read more...] about Entering into Binding Contracts with Minors
With an intense hurricane season behind us and rainy, cold months before us, car buyers in Kentucky are cautioned to do their homework regarding flood-damaged vehicles. In the state of Kentucky, it is fairly easy to procure a “rebuilt title” for a flood-damaged car. This means that a car deemed a … [Read more...] about Buyer Beware: Flood-Damaged Cars in Kentucky
Are you considering filing a lawsuit for medical malpractice? On Monday, Oct. 30, a Kentucky judge struck down a recently enacted law that requires lawsuits for medical malpractice to be screened by a medical review panel before the case makes it to court. Normally, a lawsuit begins by an … [Read more...] about Medical Review Mayhem: What you need to know about filing for medical malpractice
By: Dustin Humphrey If you are a landowner, understanding the difference between a contract for deed and a regular mortgage sale is vital – especially in the state of Kentucky. Far too many times, our office sees clients that misunderstand a contract for deed, which can cost landowners quite a … [Read more...] about Q & A: Understanding Contract for Deed
By: Terry Bennett Would you consider buying a home that was thought to be haunted? What about a home where a murder occurred? Properties like these are called stigmatized properties. A stigmatized property could be a house thought to be haunted, a house where a murder, suicide or violent crime … [Read more...] about Selling a Haunted House
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?
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