Who owns the engagement ring?
In December of 2021, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released Hattaway v. Coulter, an opinion concerning engagement rings. Believe it or not, engagement rings are often at the middle of divorce proceedings, and Hattaway goes to
AL Supreme Court: You can commit adultery even after you file for divorce.
Frequently, clients ask me whether they can date after they have separated from their spouse from their spouse, but before a final divorce order is rendered. The Alabama Supreme Court provided their opinion on
And the Eviction Ban is off, again. Rental Assistance is Available for Landlords and Tenants.
The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked the Biden administration’s order extending the federal eviction moratorium to a large swath of the country, in a decision expected by both legal scholars and the White House. Therefore, landlords
Welcome our newest Associate Attorney
Please welcome our newest associate attorney, Phil Fikes. Phil excelled at Faulkner School of Law where he served as Senior Editor of the Faulkner Law Review and was also the champion of multiple trial
And the CDC COVID eviction”ban” is back in effect in Alabama.
After allowing the Trump era CDC eviction moratorium to expire this past weekend, the CDC has now reinstated a modified “ban.” As reported here, On August 3, 2021, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Director of the
Of $237 million given by Congress; the Alabama Housing Finance Authority has distributed just $4.4 million
Per this AL.com article, Of the $237 million it was given by Congress; the Alabama Housing Finance Authority has distributed just $4.4 million to help people like Dukes avoid eviction. Of 14,651 people who’ve
Landlords begin evictions again today
As discussed in this article, the CDC moratorium on evictions ends today. Today, an emergency federal policy that has stood between thousands or millions of families and eviction will lift. As of early this
CDC Eviction Moratorium Extended Again
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) announced on June 24, 2021 that the Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions to Prevent the Further Spread of COVID-19 (“Federal Eviction Moratorium”) has been extended for one
Are your personnel manuals and practices up to date?
According to the most recent cases brought forth by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), there are four main areas that businesses and local governments (like city councils and county commissions) should address in
How will you pay for the Nursing Home? If you are a veteran, have you considered Tricare?
Figuring out a way to pay for long-term care in a nursing home for yourself or your parents is mind-boggling complex. Generally, there are multiple ways to pay for nursing home: Private Pay. Long-term
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