Answers. Solutions. Service.
If you have a legal concern, you are welcome to call Fortune & Beard, P.C., in Birmingham, Alabama. Our law firm offers answers to your questions, solutions that meet your needs and goals, and responsive service from attorneys who listen. Our practice areas include:
- Bankruptcy: Whether you are filing Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, we have the knowledge and staff ready and eager to serve your needs. Do not let debt take over your life, take control of your debt. Bear
- Business and corporate law: At the law firm of Fortune & Beard, P.C. we can facilitate all of your business and corporate law needs from the inception or acquisition of a new business or corporation to any litigation on behalf of or against your business or corporation. Our attorneys handle legal issues involving business formation, contracts, regulatory requirements and day-to-day operations.
- Commercial Litigation & Collections: The law firm of Fortune & Beard, P.C. represents several small businesses as well as multiple Fortune 100/500 Companies. Our litigation ranges from breach of contract, insurance audits/subrogation to unpaid invoices and we handle hundreds of cases per year in this area of law. We are fortunate to have a very experienced support staff.
- Criminal defense, DUI and traffic violations: Criminal defense encompasses a wide variety of charges from traffic violations to felonies. At the law firm of Fortune & Beard we can facilitate your needs and protect your rights through each stage of the criminal process. If you or a loved one have been arrested or is being questioned, talk to a lawyer immediately. Remember that you do have the right to speak with an attorney. Some but not all of the areas that we practice in are: DUI’s, traffic violations, drug charges, assault, theft charges and juvenile charges.
- Elder Law, Estate and Trust Administration or Planning: Elder Law, Estate, and Trust planning are essential tools in preparing for retirement and/or death that make the distribution of property and assets easier upon your death or the death of a loved one. Additionally, in order to retain your assets for the benefit of your heirs and utilize benefits available through Medicaid or similar requires specific and careful planning. We at the law firm of Fortune & Beard have years of experience in estate and trust planning that will enable us to provide you with the best financial plan and asset distribution that fits your needs. In addition to helping you prepare for the future we can also deal with probate and estate administration.
- Divorce & Family Law: Family Law matters are some of the most difficult cases for the parties and family involved. At the law firm of Fortune & Beard we understand the sensitive nature of these cases, and we strive to make the transition as smooth as possible. As part of our family law services we provide advice, counsel and advocacy in matters such as; divorce, child custody, child support, mediation and other family law matters.
- Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice claims can be some of the most painful and emotional of the malpractice claims. These claims require attorneys that will dedicate themselves to your case, and provide you with the quality legal representation that you deserve. At the law firm of Fortune & Beard we understand how important your case is to you, and we strive to give each case the personal attention that they require. Our areas of practice cover birth injuries, emergency room errors, misdiagnosis, failure to diagnose and surgical errors. The initial consultation is free.
- Personal Injury: Our firm is committed to handling your personal injury case from start to finish in order to ensure that you receive the best possible care throughout the litigation process. Some of the areas in which we practice but are not limited to are the following: car accidents, motorcycle accidents, dog bite attacks, injuries caused by defective products, slip and fall and other premises liability injuries, workers' compensation claims and wrongful death claims. We offer free consultations for any and all personal injury claims.
- Professional Malpractice: Our law firm helps individuals and businesses that have been harmed by legal, medical, accounting and real estate malpractice.