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
With an intense hurricane season behind us and rainy, cold months before us, car buyers in Kentucky are cautioned to do their homework regarding flood-damaged vehicles. In the state of Kentucky, it is fairly easy to procure a “rebuilt title” for a flood-damaged car. This means that a car deemed a … [Read more...] about Buyer Beware: Flood-Damaged Cars in Kentucky
Are you considering filing a lawsuit for medical malpractice? On Monday, Oct. 30, a Kentucky judge struck down a recently enacted law that requires lawsuits for medical malpractice to be screened by a medical review panel before the case makes it to court. Normally, a lawsuit begins by an … [Read more...] about Medical Review Mayhem: What you need to know about filing for medical malpractice
It’s no easy feat to start a business from scratch. Between the saving, the planning and the many payments that are necessary, entrepreneurs often overlook a component that the attorneys at Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson &Humphrey find vital. If you are starting or already own a small business, we … [Read more...] about Why Small Businesses Need Key Man Insurance
By: Dustin Humphrey You’ve been in a car accident and you need legal representation. What sort of things will your attorney want to know? How should you prepare to meet with him or her? What documents should you have? The personal injury lawyers at Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson & Humphrey have … [Read more...] about Checklist: Preparing to Meet with an Attorney After Your Car Accident
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?
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: Mike Pike It seems like the Internet is full of DIY, or “do it yourself,” projects these days. With countless websites, such as YouTube and Pinterest, devoted to teaching us how to create and fix things ourselves, it makes us feel like we can do anything on our own. From rebuilding your own … [Read more...] about DIY: Legal Work?
By: Dustin Humphrey If you are a landowner, understanding the difference between a contract for deed and a regular mortgage sale is vital – especially in the state of Kentucky. Far too many times, our office sees clients that misunderstand a contract for deed, which can cost landowners quite a … [Read more...] about Q & A: Understanding Contract for Deed