Blog Posts in February, 2017

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  • Robbery Conviction Reversed for Juror Substitution in Elmore County, Alabama
    Robbery Conviction Reversed for Juror Substitution in Elmore County, Alabama

    Alabama needs more judges in smaller counties, it is a fact. Some counties only have two criminal jury weeks a month. That results in two to four jury trials a month at best. It is frustrating for a ...

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  • Civil Forfeiture of Vehicle Returned Related to Drug Case in Shelby County, Alabama
    Civil Forfeiture of Vehicle Returned Related to Drug Case in Shelby County, Alabama

    I know police officers have a hard job. I also know that sometimes common sense should be applied. I cannot begin to tell you how many times a police office will try to seize a vehicle related to a ...

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  • Person did not have
    Person did not have "Constructive Possession" of a Firearm in Houston County, Alabama

    One of the most charged crimes in the state of Alabama and in federal court is felon in possession of a firearm or possession of a firearm without a permit. There are a lot of guns on the street and ...

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  • Which County do I File My Workers' Compensation Claim in Alabama?
    Which County do I File My Workers' Compensation Claim in Alabama?

    In today’s market place, workers travel all the time for work. An employee may travel to different counties or even different states in the course of their employment. Companies can be registered in ...

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  • Alabama State Legislature Bills for 2017
    Alabama State Legislature Bills for 2017

    As the Alabama Legislature moves slowly, we are seeing some improvement on drug crimes. SB 7 proposes that the minimum amount of cannabis a person must sell, manufacture, deliver or knowingly be in ...

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  • Why Seal a Record in a Family Court Case
    Why Seal a Record in a Family Court Case

    Every divorce or family court case deals with information that is embarrassing and personal. You might ask, should I ask my lawyer or the court to seal the records in my case? the answer is that it ...

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