Prenuptial Agreements: Not Just for the Wealthy – A Guide for Every Family

Introduction: The recent news about basketball legend Michael Jordan’s prenuptial agreement with Yvette Prieto, protecting his $3.5 billion fortune, has brought the topic of prenuptial agreements into the limelight. While such high-profile cases may seem distant, they shed light on the importance of prenuptial agreements for families of all income levels. 1. The Case of […]

Why your deed isn’t proof that you own your land

  When it comes to real property ownership, the deed is a vital document that serves as proof of your legal rights to a piece of land or a building. However, what many people don’t realize is that even with a clear deed in hand, there are situations where someone else may have a legitimate […]

Opening the Door

by Phil Fikes, Associate Attorney Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard, State of South Carolina vs. Alex Murdaugh, high-profile cases that have gone to trial in the last year and the whole world was able to tune in. Of course, the two are completely unrelated—one a defamation lawsuit seeking money to recoup the reputational harm done […]

County to receive $150,000 in Opioid class action lawsuit

CLAY COUNTY, AL – At the December 12, 2022 Commission meeting, Accounts Payable Linda Varner gave a report on where they were with the county’s participation in the Opioid class action lawsuit. Linda explained that County Attorney Greg Varner had been working behind the scenes on this class action lawsuit for several years now and […]

REDEEMER ACT and Expungements in Alabama

by Jim Golden, It’s that time of year again- the time where we set goals for our new and improved selves. Whether it’s to exercise more, lose weight, or chart a new course, studies suggest that less than ten percent of us who set New Year’s resolutions are actually successful. In this article, I will […]

Do I Need an Estate Plan If I’m Not Rich? YES!

  We are often asked, “Do I need an estate plan if I’m not rich?” and every time we respond the same way: “Absolutely!” Although most of us have likely never considered it, we all have an estate. Your estate consists of all the things you own- your real and personal property. Your home, vehicle, […]

Episode 3: Adnan Syed & “Brady” Material

In light of Adnan Syed’s recent release from prison, Greg discusses the importance of “Brady” material, the danger of “Brady” violations, & larger, systemic concerns with the rules of criminal procedure & discovery. Podcast Music: Coleta Valley – Stare at the Dark