The Harris Firm
The Harris Firm

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The Harris Firm practices across the State of Alabama, helping individuals in the areas of bankruptcy, divorce, family law, probate, and personal injury. Call us today to speak with one of our divorce lawyers and bankruptcy attorneys.

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Bankruptcy Attorney

Bankruptcy Attorney

If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, then our Alabama bankruptcy attorneys can help you. Our bankruptcy lawyers will meet with you to go over your financial situation and determine if bankruptcy is the right option for you. If you decide to file, our bankruptcy lawyers can go over the entire process with you, have you sign the proper paperwork, file your bankruptcy for you, and ensure that you receive your discharge as quickly and easily as possible.

The Chapter 7 bankruptcy process can be very fast, usually lasting only about ninety days. Some examples of debts that can be eliminated in this type of bankruptcy are credit cards, medical bills, payday loans, deficiencies on secured property, and personal loans. Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a five year payment plan, where you pay back some or all of your debts back over sixty months. Depending on your budget, you may pay back all or none of your unsecured creditors in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy and it can help you avoid a foreclosure, stop a garnishment, avoid a repossession, and even restructure certain debts like your vehicle loan, student loans, or tax debts. Give our bankruptcy lawyers a call today for a consultation and let us answer any questions you may have about the bankruptcy process.

Family Law & Divorce Lawyer

Family Law & Divorce Lawyer

If you are considering filing an uncontested divorce anywhere in the State of Alabama, then our divorce lawyers can help you. We are currently charging $290 for simple uncontested divorces without minor children and $390 for uncontested divorces with minor children of the marriage. Our Alabama divorce lawyers will work with you to ensure that your uncontested divorce goes as quickly and easily as possible.

Although we can handle your cheap and simple uncontested divorce, our lawyers also handle other family law matters such as contested divorce, default divorce, divorce modifications, petitions for contempt or Rule Nisi petitions, petitions for custody, petitions for child support, LLC Creation, Probating a Will, Living Wills, Power of Attorneys, Last Will and Testaments, Name Changes, Deeds, and adoptions. Many of these services are much more expensive than an uncontested divorce and require something called a retainer to be paid up front. If you call our family law and divorce lawyers today we can give you a quick consultation over the phone and can usually quote you a retainer fee the same day you call. So call us today and our Alabama licensed attorney will be happy to answer any questions you may have about your divorce or other family law matter.

Personal Injury

Personal Injury

The term personal injury can include many different areas of law, including: auto accidents, trucking accidents, slip and fall incidents, nursing home negligence and elder abuse, medical malpractice, workplace accidents, accidents at home, premises liability, dog bite cases, and other injuries where someone is harmed by the negligence, breach of duty, or carelessness of another person or entity. These types of claims can involve different laws that need to be reviewed by our Alabama personal injury lawyers.

To establish a personal injury claim, the Plaintiff must show that the Defendant acted in a negligent way that caused the injuries. Specifically, that the Defendant breached a duty that they had, and the Plaintiff was injured as a proximate cause of this breach. An example of this is a car accident where a driver of a vehicle has to obey all motor vehicle laws and drive in a reasonable manner. If you have been injured in an accident, then call our Alabama personal injury lawyers today for a free consultation in one of our offices in Montgomery, Anniston, Huntsville, or Birmingham. If a driver runs a stop sign then they have breached their duty and can be held for injuries that are caused by the accident.

Bankruptcy FAQs

Bankruptcy was created to give individuals and entities an opportunity to have get financial relief, potentially get a fresh start by resolving their serious debt issues. For example, by filing Chapter 7 you could eliminate... Read more

We charge $850 for our attorney fees in most simple Chapter 7 cases.  In addition to this, there is a court filing fee that is $335 in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. There is also a $30 fee to pull your credit report and incorporate it into... Read more

Other than the creditors and persons you tell, it is unlikely others will know that you filed.  It is public record, but not easily accessible by the general public.  Some possible exceptions to this would be if... Read more

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Divorce FAQs

It depends on which type of divorce you are doing.  If you are pursuing an uncontested divorce (where you and your spouse have reached an agreement concerning all marital issues) then you can fill out our questionnaire... Read more

For a contested divorce, you will need to call and speak with one of our attorneys for a quote.  However, we usually work with you to structure a low, flat fee instead of expensive retainers that are billed out of at an expensive hourly rate... Read more

As long as you or hour spouse is a resident of Alabama, then you can file here.   To be a resident, you have to have resided in the State for at least six months prior to filing a case. If you both are residents of Alabama, then... Read more

An uncontested divorce is where both you and your spouse have reached an agreement about all of your marital issues such as custody, child support, division of property, and all other issues.  If you have reached such an agreement... Read more

An uncontested divorce usually takes about one or two months after everything has been signed by both spouses and filed with the court.  A contested divorce can take anywhere from 30 days to months or years, depending on... Read more

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Personal Injury FAQs

Personal injury is any injury sustained from an accident or another incident as a result of someone’s recklessness, negligence, or intentional wrongdoing. These injuries may be psychological or physical in nature... Read more

A person acts negligently when they fail to take all reasonable actions to prevent harm to someone else. If someone is negligent and you are injured as a result, then they are liable for your injuries and you can ... Read more

What your case will be worth depends greatly on the extent of the injury and the nature of the incident. Our injury lawyer can review and examine your case to determine what it may be worth. However, what you end up... Read more

Nothing. We will begin working on your case once you have signed a contract with us and you do not pay us any money up front. We are only paid if we get you an award of damages and receive a percentage... Read more

If your loved one passes away, the remaining family member or representative of the deceased person’s estate can take legal action against the party whose negligence led to the wrongful death. In these scenarios... Read more

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“Excellent service, very reasonable price, and willing to speak with you in a timely manner about your concerns. I highly recommend the Harris Firm for your legal needs.“

Vernon P.
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“The Harris Firm did an outstanding job handling my case. The staff was always professional & answered all of my questions and concerns in a timely manner. I have already recommended them to my friends & colleagues.“

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“Quick and easy Uncontested divorce. Everything was spelled out in easy to follow instructions. The Harris Firm was prompt and responsive when questions arose. Excellent customer service!“

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