What is the Difference Between a Lawyer and an Attorney in Alabama?
Mitchell | October 28, 2020 | Alabama Law
In everyday language, people use the terms lawyer and attorney as if they mean the same thing. While there are certainly similarities between these two words, there is also an important distinction. If you’ve been injured in a car accident or suffered an injury due to medical negligence, this distinction could be really important should… read more
Is it Legal to Own Your Own Pet Sloth in Alabama?
Mitchell | September 30, 2020 | Alabama Law
Alabama’s laws on exotic pets are exceptionally lax. Although Alabama law does not explicitly state that sloth ownership is legal, it is generally not a problem. The challenging part is obtaining the sloth in the first place. They can be difficult to come by and can cost upwards of $6,000. Sloths are native to Central… read more
Alabama Car and Booster Seat Laws
Mitchell | August 7, 2020 | Alabama Law
Alabama seat belt laws require all passengers in a vehicle to be appropriately restrained by a safety belt. However, there are special laws that apply to children and infants. Young children must ride in a car seat or booster seat. Why Do Children Need to Ride in Safety Seats? According to the Centers for Disease… read more
Are Hidden Nanny Cams Legal in Alabama?
Mitchell | July 6, 2020 | Alabama Law
Leaving your child in the care of another person can cause stress and anxiety. How do you know that your child receives the care and protection he or she needs? Is there a way to monitor the caregiver to ensure that your child is not mistreated while you are away? The invention of nanny cams… read more
Is it Legal to Drive Barefoot in Alabama?
Mitchell | June 26, 2020 | Alabama Law
Driving a car barefoot is legal in Alabama as it is in all 50 states. However, that does not mean that it is a good idea to go without shoes while driving a car. Driving barefoot can be dangerous in some situations. However, driving a motorcycle while barefoot is illegal in Alabama. According to Section… read more
What Happens if I Don’t Show up for Jury Duty in Alabama?
Mitchell | June 10, 2020 | Alabama Law
Many people view jury duty as an inconvenience. People miss work and need to rearrange their schedules to accommodate jury duty. In some cases, they may lose income because they serve on jury duty. However, jury duty is one of the most important obligations that Americans have as citizens of the United States. The United… read more