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How Does an Annuity Work, and is it Right for You?

If you have ever considered setting up a retirement account, then you have probably come across the term “annuity.” If you are over the age …

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Estate Planning

Coronavirus and Estate Planning

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it may feel like there are few aspects of your life that you can control, beyond hand washing and social distancing. …

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Mental Health

Divorcing for Mental Health Reasons

According to the American Psychological Association (APA), between 40 and 50% of all American marriages end in divorce. This is despite increased awareness of the …

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Can My Employer Fire Me for Getting Sick?

This is probably one of the top three most commonly asked questions at employment and labor law offices. The concern is that a person may …

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Probate Estate

Your Obligations as a Personal Representative of a Probate Estate

If you recently discovered that a loved one named you his or her personal representative, you may be dealing with some conflicting emotions. On one …

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Does My Employer Have to Give Me Paid Breaks?

Technically no, your employer does not have to give you paid breaks, at least not in Alabama; but there is more to it than that. …

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When a Caregiver Gets Too Close

If you live in Alabama and you have an aging parent or other relative, you likely are already aware of the many ways people attempt …

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Update on Alabama Divorce Laws

For those looking to get divorced in 2019, there are some changes to the law that you may want to keep in mind. Did you …

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Can I Get Paid to be the Representative of an Estate?

If you have been named the executor of a will or you need to act as the representative of a decedent’s estate in Alabama, it …

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Report Suggests Sexual Harassment Linked to Health Problems

According to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), women who suffer from sexual assault and harassment suffer from …

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Risks of Foster Care Adoption

If you are an Alabama couple seeking to adopt, you may have heard that it is easier to become an adoptive parent if you begin …

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How to Protect a Disabled Person’s Right to Public Benefits

If you have a relative who is severely disabled and can not work, you may worry about how that person would continue to receive the …

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