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Is Alabama a Common-Law Marriage State?

By MSN | January 31, 2018

There is nothing worse than when your loved one is sick or dying, not having the power to do anything about it. If this loved one is someone whom you have been in a relationship with for years or decades, then this could be a huge problem. This problem often comes in the form of inheritance issues if your significant […]

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Considering a Prenuptial Agreement in Alabama?

By MSN | April 26, 2017

Marriage, it’s a beautiful thing. Though some people may feel nervous going into marriage, it affords them the chance to share their lives with the person they love. Though there may be several good reasons or someone to be anxious about marriage, one main reason is that his or her net worth is more than the future spouse’s. Sometimes, when […]

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Alabama Joins Suit Against Drug Manufacturer

By MSN | March 24, 2017

Opiod prescription has become one of the leading causes of drug addiction in the United States. Opiod addiction has become one of the leading causes of families being ruined, homelessness, and death. Though opiod addiction has always been prevalent in society, as of recent times it has and continues to increase. Because of the importance of helping ourselves and our […]

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[VIDEO] Legal Speak: Grandparents Visitation Rights

By MSN | March 17, 2017

If you have want to learn more about Grandparents Visitation Rights, please watch Partner Anne Lamkin Durward’s recent appearance on Legal Speak which aired on Charter Channel 80. Many thanks to Kim Davidson and Tommy Carmichael for inviting Anne to appear. LEGAL SPEAK TRANSCRIPT Legal Speak is an exclusive presentation of the Alabama Cable network in prime time. This live […]

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Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure

By MSN | March 2, 2017

Hard times come and go, however, sometimes experiencing hard times can have a lasting effect on your life as well as your finances. When hard times begin to affect your finances, everything you have worked hard for becomes in jeopardy, including your home in some cases, which may lead to your mortgage company wanting to foreclose on your home. If […]

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How is Child Custody Determined in Alabama?

By MSN | February 25, 2017

Whether you are in the midst of an amicable divorce or a really difficult separation, if you have children, child custody will have to be determined. Child custody it is almost always never easy for either parent involved, nor the judge. Child custody is one of the hardest decisions that judges have to make, but how is child custody determined […]

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Bullied by Creditors? Protect Your Right

By MSN | February 17, 2017

No one wants to fall behind on their bills, however, sometimes life is just not that kind and neither are some creditors. When you get behind on your bills and creditors begin calling, you can become very overwhelmed, quickly, due to their threats, phone calls to your employer and their manipulation tactics. However, you do not have to succumb to […]

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What to do the Day After an Accident

By MSN | February 17, 2017

When you are in an accident, it is fair to say that you are overwhelmed and possibly disoriented. Because of this, there may be information that you fail to get and receive during this hazy period to make an insurance claim; however, this information may be critical to the amount you receive from an insurance agency or if you decide […]

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Grandparents Visitation Law

By MSN | February 2, 2017

Throughout the history of the United States, family interaction shave been of considerable importance. Though this is the case, many states have adopted grandparent visitation laws whereas a parent has the right to determine whom to have around their children, including grandparents. This means that a parent has the right to prohibit visitations between grandparents and grandchildren. Alabama was one […]

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