Emily E. Parish Promoted to Partner

Picture of Emily Parish recently promoted to partner at The Yeager Law Firm in Daphne Alabama

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 work ethic to us, and more importantly, to her clients. Emilly has worked extremely hard…

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Thermostats, Locks and Lights: Digital Tools of Domestic Abuse

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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 off without her touching it. Another said the code numbers of the digital lock at…

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Georgia and Alabama enact benefit corporation laws

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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 benefit. Its directors must, or may, consider the interests of non-shareholder stakeholders in making decisions,…

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Shelby County probate judge hires mental health programs coordinator

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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 hiring was effective Monday. Fuhrmeister said that with prison reform, state mental hospital closures, and…

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

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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 Circuit Court of Appeals held today that residents have no Second Amendment right to carry…

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Little movement on “nuisance” house in Spanish Fort

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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. We first investigated this project last year and tonight Local 15’s Andrea Ramey reports on…

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