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Congress Avoids Fiscal Cliff And Passes First Major Tax Increase in Almost Twenty Years

January 3, 2013

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Early Tuesday morning, the U.S.  Senate passed a bill aimed at averting spending cuts and tax increases that comprised the dreaded “fiscal cliff.”  House Republicans were extremely critical of the bill for not including enough spending cuts.  However, the House approved the bi-partisan legislation under the extreme pressure of trying to avoid the fiscal cliff […]

Vote Yes for Amendment 9 – Repealing and Replacing Outdated Corporate Legal Laws

November 1, 2012

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Because a statewide citizen vote about Alabama’s corporate law is a once in a career event for corporate lawyers, the business lawyers of RMLG believe it is important to educate the public about Amendment 9 which is on the ballot this coming election.  All of us are for this amendment, and we hope that you […]

Alabama Adopts Uniform Power of Attorney Act

September 10, 2012

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Within the past year Alabama has joined several other states in adopting a Uniform Power of Attorney Act.  While this new Act does not affect powers of attorney (POAs) executed prior to January 1, 2012, it does make some significant changes to the law that governs POAs executed on or after that date.  Understanding the […]

Birmingham Magazine’s Top Attorneys

June 13, 2012

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Several attorneys from Red Mountain Law Group (RMLG) were honored in the March 2012 issue of Birmingham Magazine. The magazine selected eight RMLG lawyers as being among the city’s top attorneys. Birmingham Magazine polled 4,000 local attorneys and members of the Birmingham Bar Association for nominations. Then, 1,000 attorneys submitted their votes for the top […]

Estate Planning For All Ages

November 9, 2011

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Typically, most people think of planning their estates and composing wills as a practice done only later in life. Taking the time to review how property is owned and determine how it will be distributed at death is thought to be necessary only when significant assets have been accumulated or when guardians need to be […]

What Happens To My Facebook Account When I Die?: Estate Planning In A New Age

August 31, 2011

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Estate planning can be an overwhelming process even if you’re just thinking of preparing a will, much less dealing with life insurance, retirement accounts, and planning for incapacity.  As a practice area at Red Mountain Law, we would like to offer helpful tips and instructions for responsible estate planning. When it comes to estate planning, […]