The benefits of a highly detailed, comprehensive power of attorney are numerous. Unfortunately, many powers of attorney are more general in nature and can actually cause more problems than they solve, especially for our senior population. This article highlights the benefits of a comprehensive, … [Read more...] about Top Reasons Everyone Needs a Comprehensive Power of Attorney
We frequently have clients call our office and ask us to prepare a deed to gift their real estate to a family member, often a child. Most of the time, the client tells us they want to do so because “they’re going to get it anyway when I die” or because “I want them to have it in case I go into a … [Read more...] about Gifting of Real Estate- Benefits and Burdens
Question: Can I recover my lost wages after being injured in a car accident? Answer: In many cases, yes. Loss of income or wages due to an accident is part of the amount your personal injury lawyer will recover for you in your car accident case. Generally speaking, we will demand the wages you … [Read more...] about CAN YOU RECOVER WAGES LOST DUE TO A CAR WRECK?
The attorneys at Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson & Humphrey have, for decades, prepared estate planning documents that put our clients’ affairs in order and provide them peace of mind. In our estate planning consultations, we are frequently asked by clients how they can preserve their estate if they … [Read more...] about LONG-TERM CARE PLANNING? CONSIDER AN ASSET PROTECTION TRUST
What is a Revocable Living Trust? A Revocable Living Trust is a written agreement which creates a trust and contains provisions for the management and distribution of your property. The agreement gives you the power to … [Read more...] about ESTATE PLANNING WITH A REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST
Undue Influence is when someone pressures another in such a way that the person being influenced is not acting by their own free will; they are being coerced into taking a certain action. Undue influence often arises when a friend or family member falls ill. For example, mom has been … [Read more...] about What is Undue Influence?