In today’s society, stepparents often play an important role in the lives of children. Many couples with blended families chose to pursue stepparent adoption to create solid family bonds and ties. Under Kentucky law, an adoption … [Read more...] about The Joy of Step-Parent Adoption
Previously we reviewed the reasons why you should have an estate plan. The next thing we want to cover is the type of life events that may require an update of those documents. Big life events can be fun to celebrate, but did you know that some of these life events can actually cause a change in … [Read more...] about Reasons to Update Your Estate Planning Documents
If you are a real estate investor and frequently buy and sell real estate, you must know about §1031 exchanges. A transaction structured as a §1031 exchange can defer taxable gains on certain real estate sales. Sometimes referred to as like-kind exchanges, a §1031 exchange allows a person to sell … [Read more...] about Buy and Sell Real Estate? You Must Know About 1031 Exchanges
In general, an uncontested divorce is a better option than a contested divorce so long as there is not a disparity of power or abuse in the relationship. Uncontested divorce requires that both parties want a divorce and are also in agreement as to the resulting issues. Both parties must agree to the … [Read more...] about The Benefits of an Uncontested Divorce
What steps do you need to take? Write your business plan.Figure out funding for your business.Choose a business structure.Choose your business name.Register your business.Get federal and state tax IDs.Apply for licenses and permits.Open a business bank … [Read more...] about Is your New Year plan to finally start that new business?
The other day, a man that needed an attorney badly met with our team of attorneys. 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 … [Read more...] about Do you have a Possible Legal Issue? Don’t Wait.
By: Ashley Land There are many reasons someone may have a background check performed—applying for a new job, applying for a loan, volunteering with youth, etc. If you want to ensure that your record is clean and you don’t miss out on an opportunity because of a misdemeanor on your record from … [Read more...] about Expungement: What You Need to Know About Clearing Your Record
By: Dustin Humphrey How do you prepare for the future? Do you need a will or a trust? There are so many options these days it can often become overwhelming. Our team at Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson and Humphrey wants to provide you with a basic breakdown between these two common estate-planning … [Read more...] about Wills vs. Trusts: What is the Difference?
Unfortunately, most people find themselves in a car accident at some point in their lives. We’ve developed the following tips after serving many car wreck victims over the years. Follow them to make sure your accident claim goes as smoothly as possible. 1. Safety First. Before being … [Read more...] about Ten Tips for Car Wreck Victims