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photo of alabama legislature building in montgomery New Law Limits Alimony in the state

New Law Limits Alimony in Alabama

Earlier last year, the Alabama legislature changed the rules for alimony. Before the changes, Alabama family court judges would routinely review petitions for alimony and …

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Three Common Sense Reasons You Should Consider a Trust

When people hear the term “trust fund,” they usually think of the super-wealthy, but trusts are not just for those with incredibly high-asset estates. Many …

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Alabama Opens Door for More Retirement Distributions in Divorces

Alabama Opens Door for More Retirement Distributions in Divorces

Until recently, Alabama courts were unable to force parties to divide retirement benefits in a divorce unless the parties had been married for at least …

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Divorce Courts Now Deal With Disputes Over High School Athletics

There are plenty of things to disagree about in a divorce case. Who gets the kids on major holidays? Where are we meeting to make …

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Trusts for People with Disabilities

One of the primary concerns people have as they age is protecting their children, grandchildren, and other people they love. This can be complicated when …

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Preparing for the High Cost of a Nursing Home Stay

Not all estate planning is about wealth building. In fact, these days most Americans are less concerned about what happens if they die, but rather, …

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Understanding How the New GOP Tax Law Affects Alimony

If you have been paying attention, you already know the new sweeping changes made by the GOP’s tax law will have long-range effects throughout the …

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What are Grandparents’ Rights in Alabama?

Divorce is painful enough on parents, but sometimes divorces also have a devastating impact on grandparents and other relatives. The death of an adult child …

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Your Rights as a Pregnant Woman in the Workforce

According to reports by The Guardian, roughly 54,000 women lose their jobs each year due to maternity leave or pregnancy discrimination. Discrimination may include harassment, …

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When Employers Use Wage Violations to Save Money

Some businesses believe that providing a safe and comfortable workplace is too expensive or will hurt the bottom line. This can lead them to cut …

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Understanding How the New Tax Law Affects Estate Law

With just 494 pages, the new tax law creates a lot of major changes. While most Americans are rightly concerned about how the changes will …

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Am I too Young to Have a Will? Here are Five Reasons to Get One

According to AARP, only about 40% of Americans have a will. This number is even higher for younger adults. According to a recent Gallup poll, …

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