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?
By: Terry Bennett When most people consider estate planning, they usually think about what will happen after their death. Unfortunately, many underestimate the need to prepare for their risk of disability. While a will does not take effect until death, a General Durable Power of Attorney protects … [Read more...] about Preparing for the Risk of Disability
By: Terry Bennett Many people get confused when it comes to the differences between a will and trust (find the answer here). Before deciding if a trust is for you, we suggest asking yourself these three basic questions: 1. Do you have minor children? If the answer is yes, then a trust may be … [Read more...] about Do You Need a Trust?
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 Selling a Haunted House
By: Terry Bennett You’ve suffered a personal injury, your everyday routine has been interrupted and your long-term plans may be uncertain. And at times, the procedural rules of a personal injury case can be confusing or frustrating, especially when you’re anxious to get healthy and move … [Read more...] about Step by Step: The Personal Injury Case
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?
By: Terry Bennett Death isn’t a topic anyone enjoys talking about, but left without discussion, it can cause many unwanted ramifications for your relatives in addition to the already expected despair. Many people do not understand how seriously it can hurt their relatives if they die without a … [Read more...] about What Happens if I Die Without a Will?
At this time of the year, when the 2016 Olympics are approaching, there has been controversy over equal opportunity as it relates to pay for various United States teams. The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team filed an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claim charging the U.S. Soccer Federation with … [Read more...] about What is the Equal Pay Act?
Nearly 70 years ago, a dad gave his little girl a toy monkey. She named it “Jubilee.” Although friends believed the life-like toy would scare her, the gift impacted her life so much that she devoted herself to the study of primate family structures. Today, the toy still sits on her dresser. That … [Read more...] about Happy Holidays from Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson & Pike