April 11, 2019
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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. Like […]
March 19, 2019
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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 to […]
March 17, 2019
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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 miss […]
March 16, 2019
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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 is […]
March 15, 2019
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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 a […]
March 15, 2019
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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 as […]
March 8, 2019
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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 public […]
March 5, 2019
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Is Open Marriage More Likely to End in Divorce?

In recent years, so-called “open marriages” have gained increased popularity. This is especially true of millennials and younger couples who seek to avoid some of the […]
March 4, 2019
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When a Nursing Home Will Not Take Your Power of Attorney

You did everything right. You had a power of attorney created for your aging loved one, and even had the loved one sign it. Everything was […]
February 27, 2019
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Paying for a Divorce When You are Not Working

In many marriages, especially those with children, one spouse often acts as the sole or primary breadwinner for the entire household. In these marriages, the stay-at-home […]
February 26, 2019
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Legal Problems do Not Happen in a Vacuum

A woman was at work and her supervisor started making suggestive remarks that were clearly inappropriate. She told him to stop, but it did not end […]
February 6, 2019
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When Life Changes So Should Your Estate Plan

For some people, making a will is an unpleasant task. Confronting one’s own mortality can make a lot of people uncomfortable, so once the task is […]
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