Many of our clients own rental properties, and while they can be a good investment, a tenant who can’t or won’t pay rent for months at a time will quickly destroy the value of the investment. This is especially true if the property is not owned free and clear, and the owner is making mortgage … [Read more...] about Taking Back Your Property
Top Reasons Everyone Needs a Comprehensive Power of Attorney
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
CAN YOU RECOVER WAGES LOST DUE TO A CAR WRECK?
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?
LONG-TERM CARE PLANNING? CONSIDER AN ASSET PROTECTION TRUST
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 Undue Influence?
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 NO-FAULT LAW (AND WHAT IT MEANS IF YOU HAVE BEEN INJURED)
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 BINDING CONTRACTS WITH MINORS
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
Can an Owner of Livestock Be Held Liable for Injuries Their Animals Cause on the Farm?
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?
Defamation, what is it?
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?