Blog Posts in November, 2020

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  • $182,000 Retirement Account Split Equally
    $182,000 Retirement Account Split Equally

    Have you contributed to a retirement account prior to your marriage? Are you concerned that after you are married that your retirement account will be divided equally? It is important to keep records ...

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  • Drug Evidence Suppressed from an Illegal Search
    Drug Evidence Suppressed from an Illegal Search

    Have you ever been in the wrong place at the wrong time and an officer conduct a body search of your pockets because you happen to be present? The officer searches your pockets and finds a small ...

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  • Court Rules Blood Evidence Report not Necessary for Trial
    Court Rules Blood Evidence Report not Necessary for Trial

    This is the case of State of Alabama v. Karen Stafford from Jefferson County, Alabama. Karen Stafford was indicted for the charge of 1st degree assault. The state alleged that Stafford while driving ...

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  • Retirement Account Division After Divorce
    Retirement Account Division After Divorce

    The parties were married in divorced in 2003. As a part of the divorce agreement the wife was awarded a percentage of the husband's retirement account. The agreement was silent as to whom was supposed ...

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  • Child Custody Case Upheld in Shelby County, Alabama
    Child Custody Case Upheld in Shelby County, Alabama

    Often parties will reach a divorce agreement in which parties will have joint custody of the minor child. However, there will be language in the agreement in which one parent may be the “tiebreaker” ...

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  • Possession of Drugs Case Overturned in Baldwin County, Alabama
    Possession of Drugs Case Overturned in Baldwin County, Alabama

    Have you ever been in a situation where there are two or three people in a car and drugs are present? The police conduct a traffic stop for speeding and no one takes responsibility for the drugs and ...

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