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Alabama Elder Law: When Should You Seek Counsel?

Alabama Elder Law: When Should You Seek Counsel?

If you are a senior or have a parent who is, you may find you have a lot on your plate. Along with finances that often dwindle as the years of employment come to an end and medical issues that can arise with age, there are a number of legal concerns,...

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Lawyers Doing LLC Filings in Alabama

Lawyers Doing LLC Filings in Alabama

Looking for Lawyers who do LLC Filings in Alabama? Starting a Small Business in Alabama has Never Been Easier. Are you planning on starting a small business in Alabama?  Recent research shows it’s an excellent time to do so. Emerging markets are rebounding...

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Anniversary of U S Income Tax – 100 Years

Anniversary of U S Income Tax – 100 Years

In October, 1913 a minor provision was attached to a revenue bill to establish the first income tax following the ratification in February, 1913 of the Sixteenth Amendment of the Constitution. There were prior forms of income tax, but they were short lived...

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Common Employment Questions (Part 2 of 2)

Common Employment Questions (Part 2 of 2)

Clients routinely call seeking opinions regarding Restrictive Covenants and Non-Competition Clauses; Either employees wondering whether they can change jobs under a non-compete clause or employers seeking to put a non-compete clause in place or enforce an...

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Baby Boomers in a Good Place

Baby Boomers in a Good Place

A recent article in The New York Times talked about how many Americans 65 years of age and older are managing just fine in this economy. They are doing better than seniors in prior generations. These are mostly middle class seniors who are beating out the...

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The Magic of a Revocable Living Trust

The Magic of a Revocable Living Trust

Do you want to leave a very special gift for your family when you pass? This is a gift that they will bless you for. I am talking about the Revocable Living Trust (Trust) that, if drawn and used properly, will avoid them having to probate your estate. If...

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Sentimental or Argumentative

Sentimental or Argumentative

Recently, the family of Robin Williams commenced the not unfamiliar process of destroying family relationships by fighting over sentimental assets. Surely the decedent never wanted there to be a fight and was sure he had taken care of everything so that...

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What Happens When Your Guardian Abuses You?

What Happens When Your Guardian Abuses You?

When a person (“Person”) requires help to care for themselves or to manage his or her affairs, the court will appoint a guardian and conservator (“G/C”). The conservator must provide a surety bond equal to the amount of assets the Person has plus 10%, and...

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