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?
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
The beginning of a New Year is always a good time to reflect on the past and look ahead to the future. If you are an employer, the attorneys at Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson & Pike suggest taking some time this month to consider your relationship with your employees and make sure you are steering … [Read more...] about Four Questions for Employers this New Year
By: Dustin Humphrey Last week a Judge Amos L. Mazzant III of the U.S. District Court blocked the new Federal Overtime Rule that would have extended overtime eligibility to nearly 4 million Americans. The rule was scheduled to take effect this week on Thursday, Dec. 1. So what now for … [Read more...] about Federal Overtime Rule Blocked – Now What?
By: Dustin Humphrey Election day has come and gone. With Donald Trump as our 45th elected President of the United States, what happens next? Here’s a quick look at the procedure of the transfer of presidential power: Trump will spend the next two months to plan a new administration while … [Read more...] about How does the Transfer of Presidential Power Work?
The attorneys at Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson & Humphrey want to take this opportunity to say thank you to our veterans. You are appreciated! … [Read more...] about Happy Veterans Day!
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 Is Your House Haunted?
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