Child Custody: Best Interests of the Child

There is absolutely no question that the most important consideration of any divorce is the issue of child custody (and, to a somewhat lesser extent, child support). Your children are your greatest assets, and the thought of not having them around at all times can certainly be stressful and frightening.  If at all possible, you should try to come to an agreement with your soon-to-be-ex regarding custody of your Read More

Birth Injuries: Is it Medical Malpractice?

For many women, one of the few times they will visit a hospital in the early part of their lives is to give birth. Childbirth is a wonderful thing, but problems can—and do—arise in some cases. Occasionally, these birth injuries are the result of negligence by medical professionals who have been entrusted with the health and wellbeing of both mother and child. This is referred to as medical malpractice and could Read More

4 Common Gun Crimes in Alabama

Although the constitutions of the U.S. and the state of Alabama generally recognize the right of citizens to bear arms, there are some limits on what Alabama residents may do with regard to possession and use of firearms. Guns are frequently the weapon used in murder and manslaughter cases and assault with a deadly weapon, but this blog will take a look at four crimes that focus entirely on individuals’ behavior with Read More

4 Signs of Financial Exploitation of an Elder

There are some people in society who are not above anything in order to line their pockets. One such action includes financially exploiting the elderly -- vulnerable people who are parents, grandparents, and loved ones. There are countless reasons why society’s elderly population is prime for financial exploitation. Our firm wanted to provide you with some ways that financial exploitation might show itself in your Read More

4 Ways to Strengthen Your Personal Injury Case

You have enough responsibility after a devastating personal injury touches the lives of you or a loved one. From critical first aid to recovery and rehabilitation, your plate will be full in the immediate aftermath of your injury. There are a few things to keep in mind, though, in order to make sure you have the best chance at getting a fair payout if you plan on filing a lawsuit.  Receive medical attention Read More

5 Red Flags That Your Marriage is in Trouble

Every marriage and relationship is unique. Something that might be a problem in your friend’s marriage might not be a big deal in yours at all. Even with respect to the nuances of each romantic relationship, there are some issues that stand out no matter what. Within a marriage, we refer to these issues in this as “red flags.” Below, we have outlined five of them that should get your attention and have you seriously Read More

4 Emotions You May Experience During Your Divorce

Though nearly half of all marriages in the U.S. end in divorce, making the affair a common occurrence, it is still a major life event. Couples who legally terminate their marriage are going to experience a range of intense emotions. It does not matter whether you are going through a contested or uncontested divorce, whether the split was expected or not, or how long you have been married – you will need a good amount Read More

4 Parties Who May Be Liable in a Trucking Accident

An auto accident involving two passenger vehicles is scary enough and, chances, are you have been involved in one or more during your lifetime. The result of such a collision is usually a simple fender-bender, and the two drivers often follow the accepted protocols (exchanging information, taking pictures, etc.) and resolve the issue fairly quickly. Accidents involving 18-wheelers and large trucks are quite Read More

Impacts of Criminal Conviction on Rest of Your LIfe

Once you’re arrested on criminal charges, your focus immediately shifts to the prospect of a prison sentence and time away from your family, and rightly so. If you are convicted, then you have little choice but to satisfy the penalties levied against you. After you have paid your debt, then you might have the expectation that life can, more or less, return to normal.  Unfortunately, that expectation is almost Read More

4 Tips for Helping Kids Adjust to Splitting Time Between Houses

Hopefully, you can sigh a little bit in relief after your Alabama divorce agreement has been finalized. You won’t get long to rest on your laurels, though, because there is a whole new normal waiting for you. And, if you have children, it will likely involve plenty of encounters with your ex as long as your kids are splitting time between the two houses. You might still be feeling bitter or angry at your ex about the Read More