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Saying NO to YES

For those who are not already familiar, UBS Financial Services, Credit Suisse, Merrill Lynch, and Morgan Stanley, have offered investors the opportunity to engage in an investment strategy known as YES. YES stands for “Yield Enhancement Strategy.” These...

Are your Investments in the right hands?

Photo by Burak K from Pexels As the pandemic marches on, so does the volatility in the stock market. Fortunes are being made, and unfortunately, many are being lost. While a trader may tell his client that the losses are solely due to a volatile market that is hard to...
#GathingsLawTalk Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce

#GathingsLawTalk Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce

When considering a divorce, one of the first issues that will be decided is whether your divorce will be contested or uncontested. A contested divorce is when the spouses do not agree. For instance, one spouse wants a divorce and the other spouse doesn’t agree that...
#GathingsLawTalk Prenups, Fact or Myth?

#GathingsLawTalk Prenups, Fact or Myth?

A wedding is a beautiful and special occasion; it’s one of life’s big milestones. However, before entering into a marriage, you may want to consider a prenuptial agreement. Prenups are more often than not seen in a negative light and maybe considered an easy out for...
#GathingsLawTalk What You Need To Know About Child Support

#GathingsLawTalk What You Need To Know About Child Support

When considering divorce, it’s important to understand exactly what all your legal obligations may entail. If there are minor children from the marriage, child support will be addressed.   Child support is a monthly payment that the non-custodial parent pays to the...
The 2019 Epic Read-a-thon

The 2019 Epic Read-a-thon

The children of today are the foundation of Birmingham’s future.  As a law firm dedicated to supporting and giving back to the Birmingham community, we want to contribute to our children’s education and help to foster their creativity.  This weekend we are excited to...
#GathingsLawTalk What Is Mediation?

#GathingsLawTalk What Is Mediation?

Divorces can be very complicated and stressful; but they don’t have to be. The goal at Gathings Law is to help our clients reach a peaceful resolution with their spouses before we roll up our sleeves and play hard ball. Mediation is one method of reaching a settlement...