Monthly Archives: February 2013

Pitfalls of Being an Executor

As a general rule, the executor of an estate does not have personal liability for the debts and obligations of a decedent.  Lest executors become complacent, however, they should be aware of an important exception to that rule, which was … Continue reading

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Mediation: Good or Great?

Mediation is a process used to resolve all types of disputes before or during litigation. A trained and independent mediator is hired by the parties (or appointed by the Court) to make an intensive and concentrated effort to get the … Continue reading

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Starting a New Business in Alabama

Protecting your personal assets and family wealth is a primary reason for creating a new legal entity under which to conduct business.  If you don’t, claims against your business can reach your personal assets.  Even if you are just a … Continue reading

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Private Reverse Mortgages

Reverse mortgages, usually obtained from financial institutions, allow people who are at least 62 years of age to convert their home equity into cash, which is received by the homeowner either as a lump sum, a line of credit, or … Continue reading

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