Never Let Police in Your Home Without a Warrant

If you have ever had the police come knocking at your door, you know that this can be a scary and stressful experience. After all, they don’t generally come to deliver good news. When faced with this situation, it can be hard to know what to do. While your specific response will depend largely on why they are there, the one thing that will apply to all situations is that you should not let them in your house Read More

When You Need A Lawyer & When You Don’t

  A common Google search is “do I need a lawyer?” Whatever legal issue someone is facing, that is one of the first questions that pops into their mind. So, how do you decide whether or not to hire a lawyer? As a law firm, we believe in the power of representation. For us, it’s not just a slogan but a theory that everyone deserves to be empowered by a legal team who has their back. We lean toward the side Read More

Can I Reverse My Alabama Divorce?

Our minds are constantly changing. Even big life decisions can go back and forth in our minds as we work to create a better life for ourselves and those around us. Relationships are no exception to this. People start a relationship with the hopes of getting married and start a marriage with the hope that it lasts a lifetime. As we know, this doesn’t always workout. Sometimes irreconcilable differences get in the Read More

Should I Refuse the Breathalyzer and Field Sobriety Test?

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) charges can and will change the course of your life. People who are convicted of a DUI can end up losing their license, their job, their freedom, and their family – not to mention the significant risk potential victims of a DUI accident face. Alabama drivers are aware of this which often leads to people sitting on the side of the road with police lights in their rearview mirrors, Read More

What Are My Options if My Insurance Claim is Underpaid or Denied?

When you suffer a personal injury, your first option is almost always going to be your own health insurance plan. After all, that’s why we take out and pay for these plans every month. Sometimes, however, these plans come up short and your provider either denies the claim or only agrees to partially pay for what you’re owed. In our frequent dealings with these companies, we know the tricks they’ll often lean on to Read More

How Protective Orders Work To Protect You

When you’re in a dangerous situation, you shouldn’t be on your own. Your safety should be a priority number one in any relationship. Sometimes relationships turn dangerous and we need protection from the ones we once trusted. It’s an unfortunate reality too many Americans face every day, with statistics showing that 24 people PER MINUTE are faced with some form of violence from an intimate partner. Thankfully, Read More

Why January is Dubbed “Divorce Month”

It’s just about a wrap on 2022. We’re counting down the days until New Year’s Eve and enjoying quality time with our families during the holidays, but, for many families, the cheer could soon turn sour. January is often referred to as “divorce month,” with more divorces happening in January on average than any other month. There are a few reasons for the trend, and it might be something to think about if you’re Read More

Understanding Alabama’s Amendment 1 and Amendment 3

  With Election Day 2022 now behind us, there are two amendments that have a direct impact on our state’s criminal law and procedures. Alabama Amendment 1 and Amendment 3 present two changes that you should be aware of, especially if you find yourself accused of a serious crime. These two amendments are unrelated to each other but both passed with over 80% of voters supporting them. We want to dig Read More

Understanding Alabama’s Bond Process

Innocent until proven guilty is a staple of American society. Even if social stigmas tend to swing towards guilt even when there is no conviction, the legal system must still abide by this principle. That’s why we have bonds – a means to allow someone charged with a crime or crimes to live free with conditions until their case is settled. Some states are making changes to the way these systems work which is why Read More

Know the Signs: How to Spot Nursing Home Abuse

November is National Long-term Care Awareness Month. This month serves as a reminder of the important needs we all face as we grow older. The unfortunate reality is many loved ones end up being placed in long-term care without much support or care from those outside the care center. When this happens, it exposes an ugly truth: roughly one in four nursing home residents report at least one instance of physical Read More