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?
I just met with a man who needed an attorney badly. 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 in the world couldn’t help him … [Read more...] about Do You Have a Possible Legal Issue? Don’t Wait.
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