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Shop for the Holidays at Home

November 25, 2019

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning No, not online shopping. Why not give some of your memorabilia to family and friends now so that you can see their delight? No need to wait until your Will is read. Keep in mind: You will know that it went to exactly the right relative …

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An Avenue for Compensation for an Injured Victim of a Hit & Run

November 25, 2019

Legal Matters Presented by: Frank S. Buck, P.C., Personal Injury Alabama drivers are stunned when another vehicle smashes into them, but he or she will become astounded if that driver keeps on going and does not stop. The normal procedure after a motor vehicle crash of exchanging automobile insurance information will speed away with that …

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What is Dependency & Indemnity Compensation for Survivors of Veterans?

October 25, 2019

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning This month we recognize and thank veterans for their service, but let’s also recognize the sacrifice of deceased veterans’ families. There are whole families behind the ones in uniform who continue to “serve” through their loss of a family member. An often-overlooked VA benefit is called …

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Making a Difference with your Estate Plan

September 26, 2019

Legal Matters presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning Few communities are not stretched for funding, so consider your local community (scholarships, church missions, museums, parks, civic clubs, and other non-profit charities) as you set up your complete estate plan. Scholarships to Local Students – Families often decide to give back to the school or …

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A Halloween Trick? An Unexpected Slip & Fall

September 25, 2019

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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Estate Plans are For the Living

August 25, 2019

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning, www.bradfordholliman.com A complete estate plan is for the “autumn” of your life-  so much more than a will or trust to handle the distribution of your belongings after your death. Power of attorney. If you are temporarily in the hospital after an accident or a fall, you …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …