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Criminal Defense, Legal Help

Why You Need a Criminal Defense Attorney

“I think I need a criminal defense attorney.” These are eight words that most people hope they don’t have to utter in their life. But things happen, and here at Phillips and Sellers, Attorneys At Law, we understand this, and we’re here for you when they do.  Now the ever-looming question, “Why would I need a criminal defense attorney?” To […]

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Divorce, Family Law, Legal Help

What You Need to Know About Prenups

A prenuptial agreement, more commonly referred to as a “prenup” is a legal document signed by parties before they intend to marry. This is a common arrangement that allows both parties to protect their assets in the event of a divorce or marital troubles, as well as the death of one or both parties in the marriage. While many prenup […]

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Criminal Defense, Legal Help

3 Criminal Defense Myths Debunked

When it comes to criminal defense, you may have a lot of questions about who to hire, how to hire, or what you should look for in your criminal defense attorney. Now, before you write off this text because you will “never need a defense attorney,” think about this fact. According to a study that was done by the Chicago […]

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Divorce, Legal Help

5 Questions to Ask Your Divorce Attorney

Going through a divorce can be an emotionally draining period in your life. However, you want to make sure the proceedings go as smoothly as possible. Therefore you should make sure you are informed and fully prepared when going through a divorce. You should also make sure your divorce attorney is qualified enough to represent you in your case. To help […]

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Criminal Defense, Legal Help

Driving Impaired: Know the Consequences

Under no circumstances should anyone operate a vehicle intoxicated or impaired. However, we at Phillips and Sellers Attorneys at Law, know that often the best choices are not made while under the influence. So knowing the consequences of your actions can be powerful. Whether the offense is the first or a repeat, having the knowledge of what an individual is […]

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Child Custody, Family Law, Legal Help

Petition for Guardianship: What You Need to Know?

Whether you have found yourself in this situation or know someone that needs legal advice regarding guardianship, there are numerous points to consider. There are two main types of guardianships minor and adult, while different circumstances may lead to the decision to petition, there are many similarities in a legal manner. Here are a few key points you will want […]

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Child Support, Criminal Defense, Legal Help

4 Things You Need to Know About Criminal Law and Defense

You have probably have heard about or even have used the words “criminal defense” at some point, perhaps without even knowing the true meaning. Simply stated, criminal defense law is the constitutional protections provided to people who have been accused of committing a crime. Most individuals have very little grasp of what their legal rights are and how the American […]

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Family Law, Legal Help

What Do Family Law Consultations Really Entail?

If you are seeking legal advice in family law, you probably want to know who will be advising you before paying for their services. Secondly, having a sound relationship and trusting your attorney for legal guidance and services is essential. Often initial family law consultations are recommended so you can meet the attorney overseeing your case, ask questions, listen to […]

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Criminal Defense, Legal Help

5 Questions to Ask a Lawyer When You Are Arrested

Unfortunately, many Georgians and Alabamians will find themselves in a situation post-arrest that will require legal counsel and guidance. Most individuals may not know what to discuss or ask a lawyer when speaking to one for the first time and the task can be daunting. At Phillips & Sellers, we want you to be prepared with a set of questions […]

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Criminal Defense, Legal Help

What to Do If You are Arrested in Alabama or Georgia

Do you know what to do if you are arrested? What happens after the initial arrest? You, of course, do not want to find yourself in this situation. Whether you have been arrested in Georgia or Alabama the initial reaction should be the same: remain calm. It may be hard to control emotions and declare your rights in a stressful […]

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