May 20, 2020
Annuity Work

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 of […]
April 29, 2020
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. However, […]
April 23, 2020
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 challenges […]
April 19, 2020
Employer Fire me for getting sick

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 become […]
April 19, 2020
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 hand, […]
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 […]
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