Blog Posts in January, 2018

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  • Court Rules Case to be Heard in Lowndes County, Alabama
    Court Rules Case to be Heard in Lowndes County, Alabama

    Filing a lawsuit can be stressful enough. It can be even more stressful if after filing that lawsuit, the opposing party decides to move the case to another county. Venue is the location of the court ...

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  • Follow Proper Procedures in Out-of-State Custody Cases
    Follow Proper Procedures in Out-of-State Custody Cases

    Determining custody after a divorce is not easy. Both parents often feel they are better suited for the role of “primary custodian.” The court can choose to make one parent’s authority over the other ...

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  • Jurisdiction Affects Will Contest In Jefferson County, Alabama
    Jurisdiction Affects Will Contest In Jefferson County, Alabama

    Losing a loved one can be a very difficult time in a person’s life. It can be even that more difficult when that time is plagued by arguments surrounding the validity of a will and where the will ...

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  • Important Divorce Law Changes that You Need to Read for 2018
    Important Divorce Law Changes that You Need to Read for 2018

    On January 1, 2018, the Alabama legislature passed laws that will cause significant changes in family law. These laws affect both alimony awards and the division of retirement. Alimony . Two of the ...

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  • Hearing is Mandatory When Calculating Restitution in Jefferson County, Alabama
    Hearing is Mandatory When Calculating Restitution in Jefferson County, Alabama

    Have you ever heard the phrase, “Crime doesn’t pay?” That phrase is especially relevant when talking about restitution. Restitution occurs in law when the person who was in the wrong is ordered to ...

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  • Alimony Can't be Discharged in Bankruptcy Decision from Houston County, Alabama
    Alimony Can't be Discharged in Bankruptcy Decision from Houston County, Alabama

    If you are considering a divorce, alimony seems like a relative simple concept. Alimony is court-ordered financial support from one spouse to the other after divorce. However, there are many types and ...

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