Don’t Get Hoodwinked by Insurance Companies: 5 Things You Should Know if You are Considering Settling

If you or a loved one has been experienced an injury due to the negligence of another party, you will undoubtedly be speaking to the representatives of an insurance company very soon. These individuals will stop at nothing to try to get you to settle your case as quickly as possible so they can control the payout amount, and other details, of the case. The fact is, however, that settling quickly is almost never in Read More

An Overview of the Probate Process in Alabama

If you’ve ever had to go through probate court in Alabama, you know that it is a difficult, and often expensive, process. If you haven’t gone through probate, then this blog is for you. Learning more about why some estates have to go through probate, and how this can be avoided, is a good first step in planning your estate in such a way as to protect your loved ones from having to go through probate when you’re gone. Read More

How to Create an Effective Parenting Plan that Works

Whether you’re going through a divorce or a child custody dispute, Oklahoma courts will need to have a parenting plan on file. One nice thing about our state’s court system is that the courts prefer that the parents decide as much as possible between themselves regarding the details of the plan. Of course, if an agreement can’t be made, the courts will step in and make the decisions when necessary. When working on a Read More

What Are My Rights if I’ve Been Accused of Domestic Violence in Alabama?

Domestic violence is a serious charge, and one that often comes with a variety of other related charges, such as assault and battery. Domestic violence laws in Alabama are quite serious, and anyone convicted of this crime may have to serve jail time, pay fines, lose their right to own firearms, and more. There have been some cases where people will accuse their spouse of domestic violence in an attempt to strengthen Read More

What are the Elements of an Alabama Wrongful Death Claim?

When a loved one passes away it is always a painful and difficult experience. When the death of a loved one was caused by an accident or other preventable event, it can be almost unbearable. While nothing will bring the loved one back, pursuing a wrongful death claim can help to provide loved ones with a sense of closure, as well as a sense of justice. In addition, these types of lawsuits often lead to important Read More

5 Ways to Be There for Your Children After Your Divorce

Going through a divorce is typically a very difficult experience, and one that nobody wants to have to endure. While parents often find a sense of relief after the divorce is finalized, the difficulty might not fade so quickly for the kids. Many kids have a hard time adjusting, and find the changes that they need to make confusing and even painful. While there is no way to make this adjustment process easy on the Read More

An Overview of Alabama Record Expungements

Many people have made criminal mistakes in their past, which has resulted in them having a criminal record that they aren’t proud of. These types of records can impact many areas of their life including employment, relationships, insurance, and much more. In many cases, it is possible to have an arrest expunged from your record so you don’t have to worry about it hindering your future. Alabama has a lot of rules and Read More

7 Common Causes of Truck Accidents in Alabama

Getting into any type of auto accident can be a very scary experience, but it is significantly worse when the accident involves a large semi-truck. These vehicles have so much more mass than a normal passenger vehicle that the risk for extreme injuries goes up quite dramatically. This is why it is so important to be aware of some of the most common causes of truck accidents in Alabama: so you can take steps to avoid Read More

5 Instances Where You Might Need to Modify the Original Terms of Your Divorce

Once a divorce agreement is put in place many people mistakenly think that everything is set in stone and that they will never have to revisit the terms. In reality, however, there are many times when it may be necessary to modify the original terms of this agreement—a process which oftentimes requires complex legal intervention if either party disagrees with the proposed changes. Learning about some of the many Read More

A Brief Guide to the Alabama Court Structure

If you are facing a situation where you need to go to court, it is a good idea to at least have a basic understanding of how the Alabama court system is structured. This post will provide a basic overview of the Alabama courts, and what each of them do. Alabama Supreme Court This is the highest court in the state and is responsible for reviewing cases heard by the lower courts. This is also where cases where Read More