Legal Matters

bigstock Parents Helping Teenage Son Pa 62483831

Packing for College from a Legal Point of View

July 28, 2019

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning, www.bradfordholliman.com While you’re packing dorm linens and electronics, remember to pack the legal documents that you hope your child never needs during college. Contact Info. Make sure your child has every possible contact means for you in his or her wallet and in their cell phones, …

bigstock Doctor Consulting Patient Abou 267752758

The Pharmacy Gave Me the Wrong Prescription & It Made Me Sick: What Can I Do Legally?

July 28, 2019

Legal Matters If you or a loved one suffered an injury or injuries as a result of being given a wrong prescription by a pharmacist, then it is extremely important to contact an attorney as soon as possible. Under Alabama law, pharmacists are seen as health care providers, just like doctors, and are held to …

bigstock Portrait of happy family looki 291451024

Parenthood – A Continuing Education

June 25, 2019

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning, www.bradfordholliman.com Parenthood is an education with no graduation date. Have you told your child, “I don’t care how old you are, you’ll always be my baby!” Parenthood impacts your estate plan in different ways as your child grows up.  Parenthood is a big reason estate plans should …

June Weddings Bring Estate Planning “To Do” Lists

May 24, 2019

Legal Matters Congratulations to all who are tying the knot this month! After the honeymoon, you need to put estate planning on the top of your “To Do” list. One of the best investments for cash wedding presents is a complete estate plan. Many newlyweds do not yet have wills, powers of attorney, or healthcare …

An Innocent Text Can Change Your Life

May 23, 2019

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. …

bigstock Seniors doing exercises in a r 290471260

Celebrating Seniors & Their Senior Moments

April 24, 2019

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning, www.bradfordholliman.com No, not the seniors in caps and gowns – the ones with silver hair, no hair, perhaps a few wrinkles, and a few misplaced keys. Today, some 762,000+ Alabamians are “seniors.” That’s 20.3% of our population and higher than the national estimate of 14.5% of Americans …

bigstock Senior Woman With Adult Daught 13916294

Long-Term Care & Pre-Planning

March 23, 2019

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning, www.bradfordholliman.com The saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” certainly applies to long-term care planning.   One of the primary goals that seniors voice is the desire to make sure their heirs receive certain assets at the senior’s death. A Last Will and …

A Phantom Vehicle Personal Injury Claim-What is That?

March 23, 2019

Legal Matters presented by: Frank S. Buck P.C., Personal Injury If you are injured when a car veers into your lane and does not actually hit your car, but still runs you off the road and causes you to crash, do you have an auto insurance claim? If you have full coverage under your automobile …

bigstock Businessman Writing A Letter O 57436670

The High Cost of Probate

February 23, 2019

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning, www.bradfordholliman.com People that have a Will are able to name their personal representative  (also called an “executor”). This is the person(s) that the probate court will generally give authority to handle the estate when the person dies.    A Will cannot be submitted to the probate court …

bigstock Portrait of a happy senior cou 150057251

Where Will Your Riches Go?

January 26, 2019

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning, www.bradfordholliman.com “. . . each one builds up riches, not knowing who will receive them.” Psalm 39:6  In this psalm, the psalmist points out the silliness of spending our lives focused on building wealth when we really have no control over where the wealth goes after we …