MSN Attorneys Birmingham Alabama Law Firm
We are a full service law firm active in the legal community and the community we serve…

Massey, Stotser & Nichols has been a pinnacle of business law support in the Birmingham, Alabama area for nearly 40 years. We are primarily focused on assisting business and commercial clients with issues such as business organization and simple and complex transactions.

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Our attorneys are active in the legal community.

Our attorneys are active in the legal community through memberships to the Association of Trial Lawyers of America; the Alabama Trial Lawyers Association; the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; the American Bar Association; the Alabama State Bar Association; and the Birmingham Bar Association, just to name a few.

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We are a team of lawyers who act as one

Our team of Alabama trial and transactional attorneys has a broad range of knowledge and experience. We draw from each others’ experiences to provide our clients with a greater level of support. This has afforded us the opportunity to cover many issues within an array about legal arenas.

Law Firm Practice Areas

BUSINESS LAW

Representation in business law cases.

ACCIDENT & INJURY LAW

Representation in personal injury cases.

REAL ESTATE LAW

Representation in personal and commercial real estate.

MEDIATION

Representation in mediation, arbitration and appeals.

FAMILY LAW

Representation in family law and domestic relations cases.

LITIGATION

Representation in small claims lawsuit to multi-million dollar claims.

ESTATE PLANNING

Representation in personal and commercial real estate.

PROBATE

Representation in probate and estate administration.

Our History

Massey, Stotser & Nichols has been a pinnacle of family, individual, and business law support in the Birmingham, Alabama area since 1977.
Our involvement in the legal community allows us to remain on the forefront of a profession that is constantly changing. In addition to our professional associations, we also are actively involved in supporting local organizations which bond our community.

We Are a Team of Lawyers Who Act as One

Massey, Stotser & Nichols is a full-service Birmingham law firm with practice areas that include family law, business and real estate law, as well as estate planning and personal injury.

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Massey, Stotser & Nichols, PC, is a full-service law firm. We offer everything from real estate to family law to general and corporate litigation. Our goal is to provide top-quality legal services with a hometown feel.

 

From the Blog

Can I Change My Child’s Last Name?

Sep 30, 2018

Sometimes, what we think we want turns out not to be what we want at all. This “want” can range from employment and living arrangements to changing a name. As it pertains to changing your child’s last name, there may be several reasons why you would want to make such a big change. You may […]

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Nondisclosure of Assets in Birmingham

Sep 29, 2018

For most people, divorcing someone that you thought you would spend your entire life with can be difficult. Having to determine custody if there are children involved, as well as having to divide up marital assets and losses can be difficult to overcome. These situations can be made easier when both divorcing spouses have come […]

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Birmingham Grandparent Visitation: FAQ

Sep 23, 2018

Grandparent visitation rights are governed by Alabama Code § 30-3-4.2 (2016). Essentially, the law protects the primacy of a parent’s right to deny visitation with a grandchild, but allows a grandparent to challenge that denial under some circumstances.The previous version of the law was struck down by the Alabama Supreme Court as being unconstitutional. The […]

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Best Lawyers 2018 Awards For Nichols And Durward

Aug 21, 2018

Massey, Stotser & Nichols, PC, a law firm based in Birmingham, AL, is proud to announce that two of their attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 25th edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Both were nominated for their expertise in the Family Law category. Shea Waldrop from Massey, Stotser […]

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Major Changes in Landlord-Tenant Law

Jun 12, 2018

To all the landlords out there, we wanted to let you know of  very recent changes to the Landlord Tenant Act that is of major importance.  Effective June 1, 2018, the following changes became effective: Act 2018-473, HB421, amends Section 35-9A-421, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to noncompliance with a rental agreement, to: (1) to […]

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How Long do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim?

Jun 1, 2018

No one expects to be in an accident or to have some other injury occur to him or her, but these things do occur. When they do, you should be compensated for whatever injury you have incurred. When you are injured at the fault of another, you have two options – file suit or not […]

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Who Is A Reasonable Person? The Reasonable Person Standard In Alabama

Jun 14, 2018

When you are involved in an accident, you may sustain physical injuries, you may sustain mental injuries, and you may even be out of work until you are able to recuperate fully. When this occurs, you want to be compensated by those responsible for your injuries. You have two options: You can file a claim […]

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Juveniles and Drug Crimes

Jun 7, 2018

Watching your children grow into young men and women can be an overwhelming yet wonderful experience. During this time, you try to steer them in the right direction and help them make the best decisions possible. At some point, though, they will make mistakes because they are human. Unfortunately, some mistakes are bigger than others […]

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Can I Seek Back Child Support?

Jun 5, 2018

When you and your spouse decide to have a child, you do not expect to have to take care of that child alone. You expect your child’s other parent to do his or her part in raising that child, not only physically, but financially, as well. When this does not happen, you, as the custodial […]

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When Passengers Are Injured In An Auto Accident

May 29, 2018

When you get into a vehicle with your friends or family members, you are probably thinking about your destination or the conversation that you will have with your loved ones on the way to your destination. Your first thought may not be whether or not you will get into an accident and become injured while […]

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