Premarital Legal Counseling

Unfortunately, many of our divorce clients often comment on how easy it is to get married, but how difficult and expensive it can be… While no one marries his or her spouse with the expectation of getting a divorce, statistics continue to show that roughly one-half (1/2) of all marriages end in divorce. Therefore, it […]

Understanding the Legal Aspects of Home Ownership

Closing or Settlement Learning Objectives Identify the issues of particular interest to the buyer and the seller as a real estate transaction closes Describe the steps involved in preparing a closing statement Explain the general rules for prorating Distinguish the procedures involved in face-to-face closings Buyer’s Issues Title evidence Seller’s deed Removal of liens and […]

Get to Know the Requirements for Common-Law Marriage in Alabama

Common Law Common Law marriage is one of the most misunderstood areas in domestic relations. Most people believe that after a certain amount of time, they are automatically considered married in the eyes of the Alabama law. This is not the case. Alabama law does recognize common-law marriage, it requires more than time and living […]

What Is Cohabitation?

Cohabitation Cohabitation has become extremely common in today’s society. There are no specific domestic relations laws in Alabama governing the rights of unmarried couples, who choose to live together. Most of the legal issues that arise from cohabitation are resolved through contract law. property law, and/or landlord-tenant laws. Cohabitation agreements can determine financial arrangements, clarify […]

8 Reasons to Consider a Prenuptial Agreement

Prenuptial or Antenuptial A written contract between two people who are about to marry, setting out the terms of possession of assets, treatment of future earnings, control of the property of each, and potential division if the marriage is later dissolved. Eight reasons  to consider a Prenuptial agreement: 1. You are much wealthier than your […]

Join Attorney Jameria Moore for a Casual Conversation about Business Establishment

 A Casual Conversation – Business Establishment Guest Speaker:  Attorney Jameria Moore Friday, October 3, 2014, 5:00 p.m. Alabama A&M Scholarship Benefit Huntsville Marriott US Space & Rocket Center Museum and Space Camp Huntsville, Alabama As a commitment to support Alabama A&M University’s (AAMU) mission to provide a quality and affordable education, Attorney Jameria Moore will […]

Foreclosure Mediation Offered to Alabama Residents

The Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution received a $500,000.00 grant through Attorney General Luther Strange’s office. This grant will be used to assist residents in the state and their lenders to resolve foreclosure issues. The fact that Alabama has one of the shortest time frames for foreclosure in the U.S. makes this program very valuable […]