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Common Misconceptions About Prenuptial Agreements

September 12, 2019

The time after you get engaged to be married is exciting. You are planning a wedding and preparing to spend a lifetime with the person you love. A part of this preparation for marriage should be considering whether you should have a prenuptial agreement (“prenup”). A prenup is a legal document signed by both spouses that outlines what will happen […]

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A Guide to Real Estate Closings in Alabama

July 31, 2019

Purchasing a home, or another type of real estate, is an exciting time in one’s life. The decision to invest in real property is likely to be the biggest that person will make in their lifetime. They have spent copious amounts of time researching properties, visiting properties, and making the decision of which piece of property will be the best […]

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What Happens to the Pets in a Divorce?

July 16, 2019

Studies estimate that 68% of families throughout America include a pet. Whether that be a dog, cat, bird, or other animal that provides companionship, this is a large percentage. You might not think about what would happen to your pet in the event of a divorce, but it is a conversation that is becoming increasingly popular. There are many points […]

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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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