At Elder Law Firm, we devote ourselves to family law and estate and legacy planning.... more
At Elder Law Firm, we devote ourselves to family law and estate and legacy planning. Our experienced team offers unique and custom planning tools for families in the Birmingham metropolitan area. With that in mind, our mission is to develop long-term relationships with our clients to fully understand their specific needs; collaborate with their financial professionals to craft the most appropri... view profile
John Ralls, a retired physician, is active in the oil and gas industry assisting... more
John Ralls, a retired physician, is active in the oil and gas industry assisting land owners and mineral owners in negotiations with petroleum companies. In addition to his legal experience in natural resource law, Ralls holds a B.S. in Geology with additional training in the field of petroleum geology. Ralls works in the areas of exploration and discovery, production and secondary recover... view profile
Chip has a family business background, having managed his family's hardwood veneer... more
Chip has a family business background, having managed his family's hardwood veneer business and timber investments in South Alabama for over ten years before returning to law school. A graduate of both the University of Alabama and New York University School of Law, he has specialized in the areas of estate planning, tax law, probate & estate administration, choice of business entity, IRS disp... view profile
A written will lets you decide what happens to your money and property after you die, while a living will lets you decide whether or not you wish to be placed on a medical life support system if you become disabled or incapacitated. Wills attorneys and living wills attorneys know all of the language that must be included in your will documents so that things happen the way you want. Because it's impossible for anyone to explain a will after his or her death, it is very important that the will meets all legal requirements. A wills attorney will ensure it does.