The 6 Grounds for Annulment in Alabama

When people get married, they typically intend for it to last the rest of their life. If this becomes impossible, you may think that divorce is your only option. While divorce is by far the most common way a marriage is ended, an annulment may be a better choice, if you can qualify. In the state of Alabama, annulments are only permitted in a handful of different situations. This is because an annulment doesn’t Read More

Custody Issues to Consider When You’re Divorced and Traveling with Your Child This Summer

One of the best things about summer for many people is taking vacations with the family. Planning a great family getaway can be exciting, and it is important to address all the important details. If you are divorced and want to travel with your children, one important detail to keep in mind is your legal requirements for your kids. You can’t just pack the children up in the car, or take them on the plane, without Read More

3 Steps You Need to Take if Your SSDI is Denied

Most people pay into the social security system for decades without ever needing to use the benefits. When you are injured, or otherwise disabled, it is important to be able to get the benefits that you are entitled to. Sadly, many people have their disability benefits denied for a variety of reasons. Denials either at the initial application, or when submitting for renewal, are quite common. It is important to Read More

5 Reasons You May Be Denied Your SSDI

When applying for disability benefits through the social security system, you need to do everything you can to ensure everything goes smoothly. By taking the time to ensure your application is completed correctly and all the necessary steps are done successfully, you will maximize your chances at getting approved. There are, however, quite a few reasons why you may be denied disability benefits, including those Read More

How to Drive Defensively on the Road

The vast majority of automobile accidents are preventable if all drivers took a more defensive posture while on the road. While you can’t control how other people are driving, you can take some important steps to minimize your risk, and contribute to a safer overall driving experience. The following are some proven defensive driving tips that can help to keep you and your family safe. Leave Plenty of Room Between Read More

5 Mistakes that Could Adversely Affect Your Child Custody Case

If you are going to be in court for a child custody case, you want to make sure you do everything possible to get the results you desire. This type of case is easily one of the most important legal issues that you will face in the course of a divorce, so avoiding common mistakes is absolutely essential. The following are issues that often lead to an unwanted decision from the courts. Refusing to Compromise It Read More

Alabama DUI: Understanding the Ignition Interlock Device (IID)

If you are charged with a DUI, or you have been convicted of it, you will likely hear about something called an Ignition Interlock Device, or IID. These devices are designed to make it so your vehicle is inoperable until you blow into the device, which checks your blood alcohol content. If alcohol is present, you will be unable to drive. Learning more about IIDs will help you to prepare for your future and protect Read More

Drug Trafficking vs. Drug Possession in Alabama

If you are arrested on a drug related charge, it is important to know exactly what it is you are facing. While all drug charges are serious, there is a huge difference between drug possession and drug trafficking. In addition, your defense strategy will vary greatly based on the type of charges filed against you. What is Drug Possession? In Alabama, a charge related to drug possession simply means that the Read More

A Brief Introduction to Alabama Dog Liability

Getting bitten by a dog can be a terrifying experience, and can cause some serious injuries that require significant medical attention. If you or a loved one has been bitten, you will need to know about the different laws surrounding dog liability in the state of Alabama. This will help to determine if you have a legal case on your hands, and if so, how to best pursue it. Understanding Dog Liability The state Read More

Alabama Criminal Law Explained: Understanding Assault Under the Criminal Code

In the state of Alabama, the legal term “assault” is used somewhat broadly, and can indicate a number of different things. Loosely speaking, assault is when a person causes some type of physical harm to another party, or causes them to believe that they will be physically harmed. That is a pretty broad definition, however, which is why the Alabama criminal code breaks it down into three separate degrees. Knowing Read More