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ASB Position Available: VLP Intake Specialist

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Title: Intake Specialist Reports to: Director, Volunteer Lawyers Program (VLP) Position Summary: This is a professional position involving the tasks assigned by the VLP Director. It requires the ability to independently interview clients…

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2021 Alabama State Bar Election Results Certified

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Montgomery, AL – The Alabama State Bar today certified its 2021 election results. Congratulations to the new and reelected Alabama State Bar Commissioners, who will begin their three-year term July 1, 2021.

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FROM THE ALABAMA LAWYER: 30 Faces of Pro Bono – Part 3 of 6

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Google defines commitment as the state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity, etc. Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Henry Callaway is the definition of being committed to pro bono services

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FROM THE ALABAMA LAWYER: Book Review – McElroy’s Alabama Evidence, Seventh Edition (2020)

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The long-awaited seventh edition of McElroy’s Alabama Evidence is now available. And it doesn’t disappoint.

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FROM THE ALABAMA LAWYER: Coloring Outside the (Child Support Guide) Lines

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The one certainty we can all depend on in family law is that Rule 32 of the Alabama Rules of Judicial Administration establishes guidelines for calculating child support for combined family income of zero to $20,000 per month.

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FROM THE ALABAMA LAWYER: Did You Know…?

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When I was asked to consider writing an article for this issue, the only parameters given to me in deciding on what topic to write were posed in two questions: will the article help an actual Alabama lawyer in their practice of family law, and is the article written so that you would want to read it?

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FROM THE ALABAMA LAWYER: Parenting Plans in Alabama Divorce Cases

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Most divorce lawyers have a genuine desire to help their clients rebuild from the destruction that comes from a divorce. And one of the most important aspects of this is helping the client decide how to divide parenting time.

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FROM THE ALABAMA LAWYER: Registration Required – A Roadmap to Registering Foreign Domestic Relations Judgments

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Occasionally, a party to a domestic relations case encounters the need to register another state’s support or custody judgment in Alabama. This issue arises when a party seeks to file an action in Alabama to either enforce and/or modify a judgment entered by a foreign state.

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FROM THE ALABAMA LAWYER: Through Their Eyes – Jane Dishuck and Louise Turner

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Jane Dishuck, née Kimbrough, grew up the daughter of an attorney in Clark County during the Great Depression. Despite the social norms of the time, Jane’s father told her she could be whatever she wanted to be

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2021 Legislative Session: Week Twelve

- Filed Under: Legislative Updates

Legislative Tracking The Alabama State Bar provides legislative status reports concerning pending legislation that may be of interest to our members, with direct links to the actual legislation. The reports divide legislation into the…

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