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?
Kentucky drivers are required by law to carry car insurance, and to meet the state requirements, drivers must have at least bodily injury liability insurance and property damage insurance. Kentucky law requires these coverage types at the following minimums: $25,000 for bodily injury, per … [Read more...] about KENTUCKY NO-FAULT LAW (AND WHAT IT MEANS IF YOU HAVE BEEN INJURED)
Entering into a contract with a minor can be a tricky proposition. According to our state legislators and relevant statutes, for a person to be considered an adult in the state of Kentucky, they must be 18 years of age. Therefore, under these statutes, persons 18 years or older are competent to … [Read more...] about ENTERING INTO BINDING CONTRACTS WITH MINORS
Whether a property owner can be held liable for injuries inflicted by their animals while on their property depends on quite a few factors, including who was injured, (a friend, family member, child, farm worker, or trespassing persons), what animals caused the injury (cow, dog, horse), how the … [Read more...] about Can an Owner of Livestock Be Held Liable for Injuries Their Animals Cause on the Farm?
Most of us have heard of Defamation or Slander or used the words, but people don’t know legal nuances of what these words mean. There are varying types of defamation and slander that differ from one another. Merriam-Webster defines defamation as “the act of communicating false statements about … [Read more...] about Defamation, what is it?
We plan to go on vacation. We plan to have dinner with friends. But when it comes to planning for how we will be taken care of as we advance in age, many of us prefer not to think about it, believing it will somehow all work out. Unfortunately, when it comes to long term care … [Read more...] about The Importance of Planning Ahead
Medicare and Medicaid are two different government programs for healthcare. It is important to understand the difference between them. Here, we will discuss how the program benefits differ, how eligibility for each program is established, and discuss some recent news pertaining to each … [Read more...] about What is the Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid?
The importance of running a title search on any property you buy is best illustrated by way of example. Let’s say “John Doe” and his wife “Jane” are looking to retire and buy a house outside of Louisville with a little land. They come across exactly what they’ve been looking for situated on five … [Read more...] about Do I really need to run a title search on my property?
As we gather together this weekend to enjoy beautiful weather and time with family, we should have a clear understanding of what it means to observe Memorial Day. We here at Skeeters Bennett, Wilson & Humphrey want to take this opportunity to pause, remember, and honor those who have given the … [Read more...] about Memorial Day