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Emily E. Parish Promoted to Partner

March 26, 2022

The Yeager Law Firm, P.C. is proud to announce that Emily E. Parish has been promoted to partner of the firm. Emily has been a valuable member of The Yeager Law Firm team since 2019 and has consistently proven her…

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Thermostats, Locks and Lights: Digital Tools of Domestic Abuse

June 3, 2021

By: Nellie Bowles | New York Times The people who called into the help hotlines and domestic violence shelters said they felt as if they were going crazy. One woman had turned on her air-conditioner, but said it then switched…

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Georgia and Alabama enact benefit corporation laws

April 28, 2021

By: Sandra Feldman Georgia and Alabama are the latest states to authorize benefit corporations, effective January 1, 2021. A benefit corporation, in general, is a for-profit corporation that has as one of its purposes the creation of a general public…

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Shelby County probate judge hires mental health programs coordinator

March 14, 2021

By: Kent Faulk | The Birmingham News Shelby County Probate Judge Jim Fuhrmeister has hired prosecutor Allison Boyd to serve in the newly created position of Programs Coordinator for Mental Health Services and Legal Counsel to the Probate Judge. The…

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Alabama AG denounces ruling denying right to carry concealed guns in public

February 12, 2021

By Kent Faulk | The Birmingham News Alabama’s attorney general today denounced a federal appeals court ruling today effectively denying residents of one California county the right of possession of a handgun for self-defense outside the home. “The U.S. Ninth…

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Little movement on “nuisance” house in Spanish Fort

January 29, 2021

By Andre Ramey, WPMI | SPANISH FORT, Ala. (WPMI) An upscale, unfinished Spanish Fort house is at the center of a lawsuit. Work stopped after fears it could collapse surfaced, but the fixes, two years later, are still being debated.…

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Could Zoom jury trials become the norm during the coronavirus pandemic?

January 28, 2021

By Matt Reynolds In April, a Florida court held a bench trial over Zoom to decide a child abduction case under the Hague Convention. Later that month, the same state held a major virtual trial on the voting rights of…

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How to See Other People’s Snapchat History

January 27, 2021

If you want to view someone’s Snapchat, you are probably either a concerned parent. On one hand, social media apps like Snapchat have made it easier for us to communicate with our loved ones while on the other, they have…

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Key Rulings in Agency Lawsuits Expected in 2016 Decisions Could Have Vast Ramifications

January 24, 2021

Ryan Barber National Law Journal From net neutrality rules to the Sally Yates memo, federal agencies came out with major policy announcements and found themselves in high-stakes litigation in 2015. But by the year’s end, there was too little time…

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Q&A with Scott Yeager

April 20, 2020

1. Tell us about yourself. Where are you from, how long have you been practicing law, where did you study, what’s your background etc. I am originally from Birmingham, Alabama. I received my undergraduate degree from The University of Alabama…