Can I Change My Child’s Last Name?

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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 […]

Nondisclosure of Assets in Birmingham

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 […]

Birmingham Grandparent Visitation: FAQ

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

Major Changes in Landlord-Tenant Law

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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 […]

Has Your Teenager Been Accused of Shoplifting?

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Teenagers push the limits on many things, both in school or outside of school. Some teenagers even choose to make unfortunate decisions that result in them receiving a criminal record. Stealing something as a teenager can lead to criminal repercussions for which they may not be prepared. If you or your child find yourself in […]

Juveniles and Drug Crimes

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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 […]

Can I Seek Back Child Support?

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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 […]

How to File a Protection from Abuse Order in Alabama

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Most people choose to go through life staying out of harm’s way, finding the person they love and providing for their family. However, there are times when harm comes to you by means of your significant other. In these unfortunate circumstances, you have the right to protect yourself from harm by filing a Protection from […]

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

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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 […]