Legal Matters

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Considering a Trust?

September 24, 2021

Legal Matters Brought to you by: Community Partner Bradford & Holliman  The phrases “I want to set up a trust” or “you need a trust” are heard often in estate planning attorneys’ and financial advisors’ offices. The phrases are simple but can mean many different things. The first thing to understand is that a “trust” …

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A Halloween Trick? An Unexpected Slip & Fall

September 24, 2021

Legal Matters presented by: Frank S. Buck, P.C., Personal Injury Imagine you are with your kids at a business trick or treating when suddenly your shoe gets caught on a broken tile on the floor and you fall breaking your ankle, what do you do? Alabama law requires businesses to keep their premises in a …

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Cookies & Dough from Grandparents

August 30, 2021

Legal Matters Brought to you by: Community Partner Bradford & Holliman Grandparents Day is September 12! Many generous grandparents are sources of both homemade cookies and dough – yes, the green kind. Several financial articles recently discussed whether to give adult children early inheritances sooner rather than later. Here are 5 ways early giving can …

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Adulting in College

July 26, 2021

Legal Matters Brought to you by: Community Partner Bradford & Holliman Heading off to college is a major step toward becoming an adult, but it is not all dorm linens and electronics. Adulting work occurs before heading to campus so let’s talk about the ‘what ifs” and help set up the right legal documents. Here …

An Innocent Text Can Change Your Life

July 26, 2021

Legal Matters presented by: Frank S. Buck P.C., Personal Injury Texting and driving is as dangerous as drinking and driving. Every week news stations report on yet another car wreck with severe injuries or even death that was caused by texting and driving. These constant and heart wrenching warnings should stop us in our tracks. …

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Taking Care of Our Veterans

June 29, 2021

Legal Matters Brought to you by: Community Partner Bradford & Holliman As your family enjoys July 4th, give some appreciative thought to the 377,210 veterans and their families who live around you here in Alabama. Alabama has 1,713 military personnel who have served in post-9/11 wars which ranks 7th highest per capita in the nation. …

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Keep Your Spouse in the Know

May 25, 2021

Legal Matters Brought to you by: Community Partner Bradford & Holliman Most couples specialize tasks- one may manage investments while the other pays day-to-day bills or one mows the grass and the other does all the laundry. Maybe only one bites the bullet and handles taxes. That’s fine as long as both are well-briefed on …

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Important Questions & Answers About Car Wrecks & Injuries

May 25, 2021

Legal Matters Presented by: Frank S. Buck, P.C., Personal Injury 1. If I have a car wreck, do I need a lawyer? Yes! There are many obstacles in Alabama insurance law that an experienced lawyer who deals with these issues daily needs to navigate for you. It is important to know that an insurance adjuster …

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Seniors Cannot Afford to be Ostriches

April 28, 2021

Legal Matters Brought to you by: Community Partner Bradford & Holliman   You need a current estate plan- not one from three decades ago. Don’t be an ostrich refusing to face the fact that you might get really sick and die. Remember the acronym MEGO which means “my eyes glaze over?” We all have certain triggers …

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Perfect Gifts for Moms or Grandmoms

March 25, 2021

Legal Matters Brought to you by: Community Partner Bradford & Holliman   If your mom or grandmom is of a certain vintage, they likely do not need sweets to derail their diets or knickknacks to complicate their dusting for Mother’s Day next month. So, what is a devoted child or grandchild to do? Ask questions about …

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