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August is National Make-a-Will MonthPublished August 24, 2021
Bert Moore participated by writing a blog post for the Planned Giving Blog of the Huntsville Hospital Foundation.
Deadline to repay PPP loans extended to May 18Published May 14, 2020
If your business has received a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan but you have concerns about business-uncertainty certifications required by the application, the deadline for repaying the loan has been moved from May 14 to Monday, May 18, 2020.
Determining your own medical decisions in uncertain timesPublished May 06, 2020
One of the most important documents you can have is an advance directive for healthcare (ADHC), which allows you to direct your medical care and decision making.
Personal planning in these uncertain timesPublished April 09, 2020
Consider preparing or changing your will and other estate-planning documents when you encoutner a major life event: birth, death, marriage, divorce, moving to a new home or state, etc.
Alabama Emily’s Law became effective on June 1, 2018Published March 09, 2018
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed Emily’s Law that provides a way to humanely euthanize a dangerous dog that has killed or seriously injured someone.
David Canupp talks about waking up from nightmare of implementing new overtime rulesPublished November 30, 2016
On November 22, a U.S. District Court in Texas enjoined rules set to go into effect on December 1, 2016. But On December 1, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor filed a notice of appeal in this case.
ADA lawsuit abuse may soon endPublished July 15, 2016
On July 7, 2016, the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a bill to the floor of the House to address ADA lawsuit abuse. If passed by both the House and Senate and signed by the President, the bill will become known as the ADA Education and Reform Act.
Update 5 on the 2016 Alabama Legislature’s current sessionPublished June 10, 2016
Common-law marriage ends on January 1, 2017. Changes made to Alabama Competitive Bid Law. Alabama children can enter first grade at a younger age.
Update 4 on the 2016 Alabama Legislature’s current sessionPublished May 31, 2016
This is the fourth is a series of updates about the legislatures most recent session.
Update 2 on the 2016 Alabama Legislature's current sessionPublished April 21, 2016
The legislature has passed new laws about hearing aids, seeds, tax assessments, ethics, foster care, distilleries, wineries, service dogs, credit unions, education, unborn infants, vulnerable individuals, and state parks.
Update 1 on the 2016 Alabama Legislature’s current sessionPublished April 13, 2016
So far this year, the current legislative session has renewed quite a number of governmental agencies. But other substantive acts have also been passed.
Legislature stops Birmingham minimum-wage lawPublished March 11, 2016
New law prevents any city or county government from raising the minimum wage above that set by the federal government.
Gurley wins another round in the quarry casePublished November 19, 2015
Firm’s client prevails in federal case after winning twice before Alabama Supreme Court.
See television interview with Woody Sanderson about the case.
Two provisions of the Affordable Care Act now in effectPublished October 05, 2015
These provisions apply to applicable large employers (ALEs)—employers with 50 or more full-time employees.
Alabama Department of Education issues rules about charter schoolsPublished September 17, 2015
The new rules became effective September 17, 2015.