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What To Do After a Fire

What To Do After a Fire

On December 8, 2009 at 3:30 a.m. I woke up and smelled burning wire. A few minutes later our entire house was on fire and my wife and I were lucky to make it out alive. Investigators believe that lightning started the fire. I never thought in a million years that a fire would destroy our home. Looking back we realize that we were not adequately prepared for this disaster. Now I want to use my experience to help you prepare for a disaster and cope with its aftermath

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If I die without a Will does the State of Alabama get my property?

If you die without a will the State will not get your property unless you do not have any heirs at law. The Alabama Code sets out guidelines that that Probate Court must follow when someone dies without a Will. Those guidelines, which are referred to as the rules of intestate succession, list who gets the estate.

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