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When can Alcoholism be Grounds for Divorce?

Alcoholism can be tragic for a family. In Alabama, serious alcohol abuse can be grounds for filing for divorce. However, it is important to put …

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What Does At-Will Employment Really Mean?

The term ‘at-will employment’ is often misused and overused in regular conversation about wage and employment disputes. If you have been terminated or demoted by …

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Research Links Joint Custody to Better Outcomes for Children

It has long been believed that children whose parents share true joint physical custody do better after a divorce. Of course, much of this is …

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Police Brutality as a Constitutional Problem

To be clear, there are thousands of wonderful and dedicated law enforcement officers out there doing great work in their communities. Just as those officers …

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Moving an Adult Guardianship from Another State to Alabama

One of the great things about living in the United States is the ability to move from one place to another with ease. For most …

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When is “Aging Out” Unlawful?

If you have been in your career for some time and you are approaching your golden years, you may be worrying about how long you …

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Pre- and Post-Nuptial and Cohabitation Agreements

It may not seem romantic, but in many cases, a pre-nuptial or post-nuptial agreement may be a wise choice in order to give you and …

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What to do When You Suspect a Loved One has Diminished Mental Capacity

Perhaps it is a spouse or an aging parent, but in recent months you have started noticing ‘changes.’ Maybe it began with intermittent forgetfulness, or …

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When is a Personal Injury Settlement Part of Your Marital Estate?

If you are expecting funds from a personal injury settlement but are also in the midst of a divorce, you may be rightfully concerned about …

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Can I be Fired for Mental Health Problems?

For Americans living with mental illness, it can be difficult to face the problems head-on due to unfair stigmas and society’s broad misunderstanding of what …

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Can Workers File Class Action Age Discrimination Lawsuits?

You probably already know it is unlawful to discriminate against workers based on age. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is charged with the responsibility …

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How do I Contest a Will?  

Unlike a trust, a will cannot control your assets after you die. Instead, a will just determines where they go when you die. In other …

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