Blog Posts in February, 2018

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  • Bail Reform for Low Level Offenders in Alabama
    Bail Reform for Low Level Offenders in Alabama

    Bail is the temporary release of an accused person who is awaiting trial. Most often, bail is conditioned upon paying a sum of money or pledging a piece of property (for example, a house for a ...

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  • Death Penalty Case Upheld in Jackson County, Alabama
    Death Penalty Case Upheld in Jackson County, Alabama

    Capital murder is any murder that makes the defendant eligible for the death penalty. The death penalty, though more common in the United States than other countries, is only awarded as a sentence for ...

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  • Breach of Contract Case in Tallapoosa County, Alabama
    Breach of Contract Case in Tallapoosa County, Alabama

    When signing a contract, any good attorney will tell you to read the agreement before signing on the dotted line. But what happens if you’ve added in language of your own? Is the contract still valid? ...

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  • Decades Old Child Support is Still Due
    Decades Old Child Support is Still Due

    As a matter of both family law and public policy, both biological parents have an obligation to support their children until the “age of majority.” The age of majority in Alabama is 19. Following the ...

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  • Lack of Trial Transcript Reverses Workers' Compensation Claim in Baldwin County, Alabama
    Lack of Trial Transcript Reverses Workers' Compensation Claim in Baldwin County, Alabama

    Have you ever been scrolling through the channels and caught sight of one of those commercials for workers’ compensation law ? You know the kind – “If you’ve been injured on the job, call ...

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  • Husband's Divorce Appeal Dismissed Except for Child Support
    Husband's Divorce Appeal Dismissed Except for Child Support

    Divorce is not only an expensive legal battle but once that comes with emotional baggage. The emotions and the conditions that come with divorce are further complicated when children are involved. To ...

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