Divorce provides more questions than answers. If you or your spouse have received a personal injury settlement during the course of your marriage, you may be wondering if that settlement is divided up in the course of your divorce. The answer, as it is with many divorce-related questions, is it depends. For more personalized advice […]
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In case it wasn’t enough to have to worry about your driver’s license, your ability to pay massive penalties, and the possibility of going to jail, you also have to worry about losing your job after a DUI. The decision to get behind the wheel of a car while impaired can impact every area of […]
Advice given to those who are stopped for driving under the influence runs across the entire spectrum. You have people saying that you should comply with every request, take all requested tests, and be as cooperative as possible. On the other end, you have those who say you should not answer any questions or engage […]
Whether married or not, both parents have a continuing legal responsibility to provide financial support to their children. Like most states, Alabama has laid out clear rules to determine the financial duties of single, divorced, or separated parents and for making sure that parents pay child support. However, the interpretation of these rules can be […]
A fun and relaxing day on the water can quickly turn into a nightmare when you collide with another boat, run out of fuel, or lose control of your boat. Boating accidents can be extremely dangerous, often leading to serious injuries or fatalities. With these tips, you can boat more safely and spend more time […]
With the laws regarding expungement changing in Alabama multiple times over the last several years, those who have been arrested or convicted of driving under the influence might wonder if they have a chance at a fresh start. Learn more about DUI expungement in Alabama, if it’s an option for you, and what your next […]
Social media is all around us these days. Most Americans regularly use social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and LinkedIn. These are very popular sites where people like to share photos, videos, status updates, and news with their family members and friends, and for the most part, they are fun and harmless. When […]
There has been a sharp increase in pedestrian accident fatalities in recent years. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), there were more than 6,500 pedestrian deaths in 2019. This was the highest number of deaths since 1988 and a 30% increase over the pedestrian fatality rate in 2009, just a decade earlier. It […]
Everyone makes mistakes, and many good individuals have been convicted for a criminal offense. It might be a DUI or maybe a minor drug charge, or it could be a drunken disorderly conduct offense from your college days. Everyone deserves a second chance, and as time goes by, you seek to put the past behind […]
Everyone knows that drinking and driving can land you in jail. But what about having a drink or two, hanging out with your friends, and goofing off? The answer is that it depends on where you’ve decided to do those activities. In Alabama, drinking and carousing in public can be construed as public intoxication, a […]
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