Reasons for divorce

To some Alabama residents, it may seem like more couples are choosing to separate every day. There are many couples across the country who have been together for several years and are now getting a divorce. While some people may find this to be unusual, there are some individuals who believe that many divorces are caused by a few underlying problems. Infidelity is one major reasonContinue reading

Don’t let a fraud accusation cheat you out of your future

You have just been taken into custody for fraud, and you cannot stop thinking about what this means for you today and long term. You may naturally worry that your reputation will disintegrate, especially if you are a public figure in your community. You may also be concerned about losing your freedom if you end up with a conviction. Fortunately, even though authorities may assertContinue reading

Motor vehicle accidents caused by impaired drivers can be deadly

High-speed chases have been glamorized in movies for years. In movies, even when the car crashes, the passengers will often miraculously make it out alive. Unfortunately, real life victims of motor vehicle accidents are rarely as lucky as the people in movies. One family was forever changed in Oct. 2016 when the car carrying one of their own crashed off U.S. 72 in Alabama. There were two people inContinue reading

Alabama has contributory negligence for motor vehicle accidents

For many Alabama residents, traveling back and forth while going about daily life is an uneventful occurrence. Unfortunately, motor vehicle accidents occur on a frequent basis, and they can result in both physical injuries and monetary damages. Alabama has laws that regulate how these events are to be handled. If one is involved in a crash, no matter how minor, both motorists should contact theContinue reading

Consider Social Security benefits when going through a divorce

Most Alabama residents and others around the nation hope that Social Security benefits will be part of their retirement income in the future. However, if a person is going through a divorce, his or her potential benefits may be affected. While an individual’s benefits typically do not change, there may be additional benefits due because of an ex-spouse’s work history. Whether or not a divorcedContinue reading

Alabama criminal defense: 1 man, 3 women arrested on drug charges

Alabama police officers recently arrested four people after drugs were allegedly found at a motel room in Decatur. They now face various charges related to the incident. However, one man involved potentially made his criminal defense case more difficult by reportedly fleeing from the police when approached. According to reports from the Decatur Police Department, a 51-year-old man had been investigated by the Vice andContinue reading