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The Basics of Premises Liability

May 17, 2019

Every land or property owner owes a duty of care to visitors of the property to protect them from injuries, or not do anything to contribute to the potential chance of injury. The level of care depends on the type of visitor in question. In Alabama, there are three different categories visitors to land or property. Each category of visitor […]

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Tips to Make Buying a Home Easier

May 10, 2019

Purchasing a home is an exciting time in one’s life. Whether it is a starter home for you and your new spouse to begin your lives together, a home for your family to grow in, or a home that you have worked hard to afford and enjoy your life in, buying a home brings about different emotions for different people. […]

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Alabama Alternative Dispute Resolution

April 11, 2019

Not every legal issue results in a trial or court room proceeding. In fact, a majority of legal issues are settled outside of the courtroom. There are many different types of alternative dispute resolution in Alabama. One such alternative dispute resolution is mediation. Mediation is a process in which both sides of a dispute come together to reach an agreement […]

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The Discovery Process During Divorce

March 25, 2019

Divorces can be messy. From dividing assets, coming to a custody arrangement, and generally coming to terms with a new chapter in your, life divorce can have unexpected twists and turns. Depending on the situation, some soon to be ex-couples can come to an amicable settlement and end things on a positive note. However, when couples are considering divorce, they […]

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The Role of a Guardian Ad Litem in Alabama

February 14, 2019

When children are involved in divorce, things can get complicated quickly. On top of figuring out how assets will be divided, parents are tasked with agreeing on a parenting plan that is in the best interest of the children. In a perfect world, parents would not be selfish or overly confrontational in deciding custody, but the world is not perfect. […]

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Reasons to Consider a Prenuptial Agreement

January 24, 2019

Marriage is the legal union of two individuals. Ideally, marriage lasts forever. Two people are so in love that they never want to be apart. Unfortunately, not every marriage lasts forever. This is where a prenuptial agreement (“prenup”) comes into consideration. A prenuptial agreement is an agreement between the soon to be spouses about how certain assets and issues will […]

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Common Misconceptions About Buying a Home

January 16, 2019

Buying a home, whether it is your first home or your fifth, is an exciting time. You might be turning to friends and family for advice and guidance during this process. While friends and family can speak to their own experience and may have some excellent advice, it is important to keep an open mind and not believe everything that […]

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Best Interest of the Child

January 15, 2019

Just recently, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals decided a case called Pamela Hubbard v James C. Hubbard. It was a family law case that addressed the ability of a mother to move out of Alabama with the children. In this case, the father filed for divorce in 2013. During the divorce action, the mother requested that the court allow […]

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Can I Change My Child’s Last Name?

September 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 want to change your child’s […]

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