What Could The Repeal Of Common Law Marriage Laws In Alabama Mean For Your Estate?

Posted on: 30 December 2016

If you're an Alabama resident who has never sought the formality of a marriage ceremony, you may be relying on this state's common law marriage laws to provide your partner with the ability to legally inherit from you upon your death and carry out your end-of-life wishes if you're incapacitated in an accident. However, a change to state law taking effect in 2017 could render your common law marriage void. Read on to learn more about how changes in Alabama's common law marriage laws could affect your final wishes and what you'll need to do to maintain the legal protections you've enjoyed while cohabitating with your partner.
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Crucial Questions To Ask A Workers Comp Attorney When You Have Sustained A Chemical Burn At Work

Posted on: 13 December 2016

If you have recently experienced a severe chemical burn at work, it is important to remember that the initial burn is not the only concern. In fact, given the possibility of infection after and scarring associated with chemical burns, thepain and costs of the initial burn could easily be only a tiny percentage of what you may have to deal with in the coming months or years. Therefore, it is a good idea to hire a workers compensation attorney to represent your interests and the following questions will help you to choose the most appropriate person for your needs.
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Mental Health Issues And Witness Credibility: Learn More About Why It's Important And What You Can Do

Posted on: 22 November 2016

If a prosecution witness is suffering from any serious mental illness that could make his or her testimony unreliable, should the defense be told in advance? Absolutely. Prosecutors are supposed to disclose anything that could cast doubt on a criminal defendant's guilt. Learn more about how the mental health of a witness could be an issue in your case, why the prosecution has a duty to disclose anything it knows, and what you can do to help yourself.
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Quick Bail Bonds: A Guide For New Customers

Posted on: 11 October 2016

There is nothing that can disrupt your life much more than getting put in jail. In most cases, you will be locked up suddenly, with no warning, and you are left dealing with loose ends, missed time from work, and a lot of worry.In these situations, when you don't have the money to pay your own bail to get out of jail, quick bail bonds can be a good option. If you don't have a lot of experience with the legal system or bail bonds in general, you will definitely want to know more.
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