How Do I Know When My Parents Need a Power of Attorney?

Posted by Sara Doty | Nov 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

As your parents age, it can become a struggle to respect their autonomy and independence while making sure you take all the right steps to keep them protected for the future. It's a phase in life that comes with some difficult decisions that you and your family will have to make together. One of ...

Interpleader Cases / Life Insurance Disputes

Posted by Sara Doty | Nov 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Life insurance is driven by both contracts and Alabama Statutes. Failure to comply with certain contract provisions or Statutes could nullify any attempted changes to the policy or beneficiary. You may have a limited time to answer the lawsuit or your benefits may be denied forever. We would be more than happy to discuss your options with you. If you were denied benefits or sued in an Interpleader lawsuit, contact our office immediately. (256) 519-9970

Step Parent Adoption

Posted by Sara Doty | Feb 05, 2018 | 0 Comments

We Can Help Guide You Through the Step-Parent Adoption Process Sometimes, helping build a new family involves more than providing life's necessities and a home for you and your step-children. We can guide step-parents through the process of adoption. As a step-parent your rights to the children...

Estate Planning for Parents With Young Children

Posted by Sara Doty | Oct 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Many parents with young children overlook the need for estate planning – some because they are healthy and are not ready to think about death; others because they are afraid of the costs; but most because they feel like their modest assets don't yet warrant investing in an estate plan. For paren...

Stepparent Adoption Is The Most Common Type Of Adoption

Posted by Sara Doty | Aug 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Remarrying and starting a new family is an exciting time in most people's lives. Stepparents can and often do take on an important and involved role in children's lives. Sometimes the stepparent is more involved and a better influence than one of the biological parents. In these situations, many ...


Posted by Sara Doty | Jul 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

What is he difference between the two is vast, and not knowing the difference can cost you and your loved ones tens of thousands of dollars. A Will, also know as a Last Will and Testament, is a legal document that gives directions on how and who to distribute your assets after you die. A Will al...


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