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When Should you Hire a Personal Injury Attorney in Florida?

By Smith & McGhee, PC |

While our offices are located in Dothan, Alabama we often hear from folks who are seeking the services of a personal injury attorney while in Florida. Florida represents fun in the sun for so many from Alabama and between the beaches and amusement parks it is a frequent vacation stop for those from our… Read More »

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Making Healthcare Decisions for Children of Divorce

By Smith & McGhee, PC |

It is unfortunate that you and your spouse have decided to divorce. In the best-case scenario here, you both will come up with a co-parenting plan to make the best decisions for your child and to make the split as peaceful as possible. That includes decisions on health care.  Again, the couple who co-parents… Read More »

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Smith Brothers Follow in Their Father’s Footsteps

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“You’re never too old to follow your dreams and strike out on a different path.” This has been a defining philosophy in the lives of attorney Thomas Smith Jr. and his sons Thomas “Scott” Smith III and Elliott Smith. Thomas Smith Jr. found his calling a little later in life. Having previously earned a… Read More »

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Stopped for a DUI in Florida – I Have a Gun in My Car – What Do I Do?

By Smith & McGhee, PC |

It is not unusual for a Dothan, Alabama resident to head south to Panama City Beach. In 87 miles you can be on the white sands and wide expanse of Florida’s Panhandle coastline and many Alabama residents take advantage of the proximity. But what do you do if you are stopped for a DUI… Read More »

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The Role of an Expert in an Injury Case

By Smith & McGhee, PC |

Personal injury law attempts to make you whole after you have been injured by a product or practice through no fault of your own. Whether a drug, medical device, auto, truck, motorcycle accident, or medical malpractice – you didn’t ask to be hurt. You had an expectation that others would do their job and… Read More »

Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

Top 5 Considerations When Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

By Smith & McGhee, PC |

Have you suffered an injury on the job, in a car accident, or on someone else’s property? Aside from seeking medical treatment, it is important to speak with a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. When you begin the search for a personal injury lawyer, it may seem overwhelming. There are likely dozens… Read More »

Grounds for Divorce in Florida

Grounds for Divorce in Florida

By Smith & McGhee, PC |

Living in Florida is a goal for millions of people across the country. While many people move here for retirement, others move here to escape the extreme winter conditions most of the country deals with each year. Not all problems will be escapable in the Sunshine State, including divorce. Dissolving a marriage is a… Read More »

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The Economic Cost of Divorce

By Smith & McGhee, PC |

Divorce is not only an emotionally taxing experience, it can be hard on the parties financially as well. The uncertainty of the process, especially for those getting divorced for the first time, can create a lot of stress. And one of the things many divorcing spouses are uncertain about is how they will be… Read More »

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Creating a Working Visitation Schedule for the Holidays

By Smith & McGhee, PC |

The holiday season is supposed to be filled with office parties, family gatherings, and a whole lot of fun. It is also one of the most stressful seasons of the year. Why? For many, the holidays mean arguments between parents who try to determine how visitation will be handled. There are multiple holidays during… Read More »

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Adultery and Divorce in Alabama

By Smith & McGhee, PC |

A large percentage of marriages end in divorce, and one of the major reasons couples get divorced is because of marital infidelity on the part of at least one of the spouses. In Alabama, adultery can impact a divorce in some significant ways. Unlike many other states, Alabama allows both “no-fault” and fault-based divorces,… Read More »