Dothan, Alabama

The Gil Law Firm

Our Passion is the client. Our mission is personal service. Our goal is peace of mind.

The Gil Law Firm

111 Adris Place
Dothan, AL 36303
(334) 673-0100
The Gil Law Firm, Bankruptcy Attorneys, Services, Dothan, Alabama

Founded in 2000, The Gil Law Firm is dedicated to helping people throughout Alabama, Georgia, and Florida get a second chance at life with expert legal representation. Whether you're suffering due to someone else's negligence, need assistance navigating the complex Social Security disability process, or are struggling with mounting debts you can't pay, Rafael Gil III has the experience and passion to help achieve the best outcome for your situation.

Bankruptcy can often be the only way to stop debt collector harassment and foreclosure, while offering an opportunity to get your finances back on track. While this is never an easy decision, expert guidance from an experienced bankruptcy attorney will help make the process easier and get you on the road to financial recovery.

If you've been injured and are unable to work, due to the carelessness of others, Rafael also provides personal injury and Social Security disability attorney services, helping people like you get the compensation they deserve. Trying to go through these processes alone can be overwhelming and confusing, but having a skilled legal professional on your side dramatically increases your chances of success.

Visit The Gil Law Firm online now to learn more about their experience and services, or call (334) 673-0100 to schedule a consultation today!

Announcements & Events from The Gil Law Firm
How Do You File a Personal Injury Lawsuit?, Dothan, Alabama
Every personal injury case may be different, but if you want to file a lawsuit, you still have to follow the same legal proceedings regardless of the particulars of your situation. I...read more
How Will Filing for Bankruptcy Affect My Spouse?, Dothan, Alabama
If you are considering filing for bankruptcy but you are engaged or married, you may be wondering how it will affect your joint financial situation. Fortunately, a seasoned attorney ...read more
FAQs: What to Expect After Bankruptcy, Dothan, Alabama
While your present financial state may seem bleak, there is life after bankruptcy. For clients in Dothan, AL, The Gil Law Firm can provide insight into bankruptcy proceedings, includ...read more
The History of Bankruptcy in the US, Dothan, Alabama
Many individuals find themselves struggling to climb out from a mountain of debt. Bankruptcy dates back to before the U.S. Constitution, and since then, things have changed dramatica...read more
Ask a Divorce Attorney: How Do Judges Determine the Best Interests of a Child?, Dothan, Alabama
If you are facing a contentious custody battle, you might think securing a satisfactory arrangement is out of your hands. While it is true the judge will ultimately make the final de...read more
Every personal injury case begins with successfully proving that the responsible party is legally liable for the victim's damages. For instance, a manufacturer of a defective product...read more
Having a child injured in an auto accident is a terrible thought for any parent, especially since the safety of your children is in the hands of every other driver on the road. If yo...read more
Pregnant women who have been involved in car crashes face additional threats to their health and well-being. It's important for expecting mothers to understand the proper steps to ta...read more
While unemployment benefits and disability payments can be complicated enough, they can be even more difficult to navigate when combined. The Gil Law Firm in Dothan, AL, will help yo...read more
Concussions are very serious medical concern that can affect many different areas of one’s life—especially if sustained as a result of someone else’s recklessness or negligence. Acco...read more
Individuals who are unable to support themselves and their families due to work-related injuries are usually eligible for workers' compensation benefits, typically including medical ...read more
Every driver has a responsibility to look after the safety of everyone else on the road, which includes following traffic laws and making sure your vehicle is well-maintained. One ex...read more
Your business is supposed to generate income for you and your family. When it does the opposite and costs more than it makes, it may be time to cut your losses. Aside from selling th...read more
Your first SSI hearing is the most important step in receiving Social Security disability benefits. The process is exhaustively complex, and you shouldn’t walk into it...read more
Unlike most other types of consumer debt, student loans can't be discharged in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, so it's in the interests of most students to borrow as little as possible. Whil...read more
While filing for bankruptcy can feel like the end of the world, there are many ways to rebuild your credit score afterward. It’s important to know how bankruptcy works, and The Gil L...read more
After a car accident, the police should be called if the damage exceeds a few hundred dollars or if a personal injury of any kind has occurred. While it's important to avoid mak...read more
If you are bringing a personal injury case against another person, one of the conditions you and your attorney have to prove is that the other person behaved negligently to cause you...read more
If you provide products or services to other businesses, you rely on their success to further your own. When one of your clients declares bankruptcy, it’s natural to worry about how ...read more
Chapter 7 bankruptcy, chapter 13 bankruptcy, or debt consolidation of another kind? Whatever option you're looking at, having some type of consolidation system in play is almost alwa...read more
Many people assume that bankruptcy protection is only for those who have exhausted all other options, including cleaning out all of their retirement accounts. Unfortunately, this put...read more
The law gives creditors a variety of tools for collecting on debts, including lawsuits and property liens. Once they have obtained a judgment, creditors may be empowered to seek a wa...read more
One of the most important elements of a Chapter 13 bankruptcy petition is the repayment plan. This plan must be accepted by the court trustee, who will ensure it aligns with a l...read more
While filing for bankruptcy is the only way for many people to find relief from debt and reclaim their lives, it's also a stressful and confusing legal experience. As you go through ...read more
No other facet of personal injury has been more scrutinized than slip and fall injuries. Often, those looking to seek damages in a slip and fall case will exaggerate injuries for a h...read more
There are a number of ways one can resolve a personal injury claim. While some choose to work directly with insurance companies or the other involved party, having an experience...read more
Keeping personal finances in good standing and avoiding bankruptcy can be a challenge. The personal injury attorneys at the Gil Law Firm know that when the holiday season rolls ...read more
A Chapter 7 bankruptcy can provide you the “clean slate” to rebuild your financial situation, but it doesn’t come without repercussions. The poor credit that results from declaring b...read more
  Personal injury law is a complicated legal area with many subspecialties. Personal injury law covers everything from car crashes to slip and fall accidents, bringing victims ...read more
  Every 51 minutes, someone dies in a drunk driving accident in the United States. If you're drinking and choose not to drive, you could quite literally be saving a life—not to...read more
Filing for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy can be an excellent way to reclaim your life from debt, eliminating most unsecured debt and providing the breathing room you need to regain control ...read more
The infrastructure in Alabama is sprawling, and that means a car is critical for most families’ daily activities. Unfortunately, the safest and most reliable cars often come with lar...read more
For anyone struggling under insurmountable debts, harassment from the IRS regarding overdue taxes can be the proverbial straw that breaks the camel’s back. If both your debts and ove...read more
Filing for bankruptcy is a way for those facing financial instability to get back on track. In terms of Chapter 13 bankruptcy and its relation to child support arrears, it’s importan...read more
Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a form of debt relief where a filer's outstanding debts are reordered into a payment plan that can be more easily repaid. The typical payment plan lasts anyw...read more
Bankruptcy law is complicated, and it may be challenging to determine whether you qualify for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. If you’re in over your head with unsecured debt, tur...read more
The winter months can be a time for family and celebration, but they're also financially stressful with holiday expenses, the costs of traveling, higher energy bills and weather...read more
Personal injury can be a very serious legal matter, especially for those implicated as a cause of an accident. Accordingly, knowing what to do is essential for receiving the best pos...read more
When you are charged with DUI and personal injury, what do you do? Rafael Gil III of The Gil Law Firm explains steps to take. Based in Dothan, AL, this attorney is devoted to providi...read more
Procuring Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI) can greatly benefit certain individuals lacking adequate financial resources. However, the process can be quite complex, from det...read more
Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy both offer advantages to borrowers drowning in debt, but each is tailored for different financial situations. A successful bankruptcy petition dep...read more
For people who can no longer work due to an injury or medical condition, Social Security Disability Insurance provides an invaluable safety net, making sure their basic needs are met...read more
When an individual with a disability receives a personal injury settlement or award, legal complications can arise. Attorney Rafael Gil III of The Gil Law Firm, in Dothan, Alabama, e...read more
Life is unpredictable, and financial strategies don’t always pan out as planned. If you’re struggling to stay afloat and want to know how to file bankruptcy, The Gil Law Firm in Doth...read more
Many people who stand to benefit enormously from the protections provided by bankruptcy hesitate, worried about the long-term impact of having a bankruptcy on their credit history. W...read more
Although bankruptcy can be lucrative for some people, it’s also a highly complex legal process that many find overwhelming. A little reliable information can make the entire process ...read more
If you find yourself in over your head with debt, you have options, even though you might feel hopeless at times. Chapter 7 bankruptcy is one way to eliminate your debt and clea...read more
Filing your taxes is almost always confusing and stressful, but what should you do if you recently filed for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy? Will you have to pay taxes on the discharged...read more
When you're struggling with debts you can't repay, both Chapter 13 bankruptcy and debt consolidation loans may be viable options for reclaiming your financial life. However, there ar...read more
Cycling is often so much fun that it’s easy to forget how dangerous it can be. If you sustained injuries in an accident that wasn’t your fault and you want to talk to an attorney, tu...read more
When you're burdened with tax debt and are on the verge of bankruptcy, consider talking to a bankruptcy lawyer about your options. The experienced attorneys at The Gil Law Firm in Do...read more
Bankruptcy offers an incredible range of benefits to borrowers struggling with debts they can't pay, and it can often be the only way to reclaim your life. However, many people hesit...read more
If you witness a car accident on your way to work or see a hit-and-run take place in your neighborhood, there are several things you can do to help. The personal injury attorneys at&...read more
April is officially known as Alcohol Awareness Month, a time to reflect on the dangers posed by excessive drinking. As experienced personal injury attorneys in Dothan, Alabama, the l...read more
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits are in place to protect you should you lose your ability to support yourself due to a life-limiting health condition. For more th...read more
If you have stock in a company that files for bankruptcy, you may be wondering whether you will get your investment back. This is a critical time, so it helps to reach out to a lawye...read more
Car accidents involve sudden impacts, which cause your head to snap forward and back and can lead to whiplash and other neck injuries. Although many whiplash victims feel fine immedi...read more
Having a previous bankruptcy discharge on your record can make filing a second time extremely complicated. The experienced lawyers at The Gil Law Firm in Dothan, AL, have been p...read more
While filing for bankruptcy has enormous advantages for people struggling with unmanageable debts, it will affect your credit rating. However, as the bankruptcy attorneys at The...read more
Tax season is here, and if you’ve been considering declaring bankruptcy, you may wonder about the tax implications. Working with an experienced bankruptcy attorney at The Gil Law Fir...read more
The first few moments after an accident are often disorienting and frightening, but what you do during this crucial period can have a major impact on your ability to collect damages ...read more
If you are medically disabled and can no longer work, you may be eligible for Social Security disability benefits. However, there are several rules and requirements to qualify for th...read more
If you're in need of governmental help due to a disability, navigating the confusing Social Security process can be overwhelming. Lawyer Rafael Gil III of The Gil Law Firm in Do...read more
Social Security disability insurance exists to help relieve the financial burden of a disabling injury, which means you're generally unable to work while receiving benefits. This pol...read more
In the event of a debilitating illness or injury, Social Security disability benefits are often necessary to ensure you will remain well-taken care of in your time of need. However, ...read more
Applying for Social Security Disability benefits is a long, complex process, as many who attempt to navigate it alone soon find out. Rafael Gil III of The Gil Law Firm, an exper...read more
If someone you love dies as a result of someone else's negligence, you may be able to collect damages from the responsible party. According to the experienced attorneys at Dothan's&n...read more
With the New Year here, it's time to make resolutions that will improve your life for years to come. Money-related resolutions are an ideal way to take charge of your finances, insti...read more
If you’re planning to retire in 2016, now is a good time to brush up on your knowledge of social security rules and guidelines. With all the changes to social security that have occu...read more
For people who are facing the burden of insurmountable debts, filing for bankruptcy can be an option that gets them on the path to a fresh financial start. Credit card bills, medical...read more
Struggling with debts you can't pay is always stressful, but the pressure can get even more intense during the holidays. If you've been considering filing for bankruptcy, the holiday...read more
There is a common misconception that those who file for bankruptcy are down on their luck or on the verge of destitution. In actuality, however, bankruptcy is a viable solution that ...read more
Jennifer Connell became infamous for suing her nephew for $127,000, alleging the eight-year-old behaved unreasonably when he jumped into her arms, causing her to break her wrist. Dub...read more
No one intends to declare bankruptcy. But life is unpredictable, and sometimes things come up that prevent you from paying your bills. Maybe you lost your job, got sick, had to take ...read more
Personal injury law encompasses a number of practice areas. Typically, a personal injury lawsuit will be brought forward when a person is injured as a result of someone else’s negl...read more
Do you dread flipping through your mail only to find a stack of bills you can't pay? If you're stressed-out from struggling to get your personal finances back on track, The Gil ...read more
Since Congress passed The Chandler Act in 1938, the ability to file for bankruptcy protection when you're struggling with debts is a legal right available to most American citizens. ...read more
Whether you have big business goals in mind or are just trying to get by, stabilizing your finances can really take you to task. And when you have to file for bankruptcy, you may fee...read more
Under chapter 13 bankruptcy, an individual or business has the opportunity to reorganize and restructure their financial debts. The Gil Law Firm in Dothan, AL, has been one of the ar...read more
No one is immune from getting injured, whether it happens at work, home, on the road, or out in public. Some injuries are more serious than others, and for certain cases, the law pro...read more
The idea of filing for bankruptcy is frightening to many people. Bankruptcy, however, actually has some distinct advantages that can help the right person out when they need it the...read more
When you owe back taxes, it can be extremely stressful, partly because the IRS has special collections abilities other creditors don't have. Their agents may show up unannounced at y...read more
Filing for bankruptcy carries a variety of benefits for borrowers struggling with debts who can't pay, especially the automatic stay that puts an immediate stop to most collections e...read more
Whether you're facing chapter 7 bankruptcy or chapter 13 bankruptcy, having some type of debt consolidation system in play is almost always the quickest and most efficient way to get...read more
Whether you've lost your job or find yourself facing massive, unexpected medical bills, filing a chapter 7 bankruptcy may be the only way to get a second financial chance. While the ...read more
A common question people ask who are being bombarded by collectors is whether filing bankruptcy stops all collection actions. According to The Gil Law Firm in Dothan, AL, the an...read more
If your bills go unpaid for long enough, creditors have the right to file a lawsuit against you and secure a judgment, which legally compels you to pay. If their lawsuit is successfu...read more
When an individual dies due to someone else's actions, whether intentional or not, the surviving family members may be able to file a wrongful death suit against the person or entity...read more
The Gil Law Firm in Dothan, AL helps people facing situations where they are unable to work because of a disability. Fortunately, there are two programs available to people facing di...read more
When you're facing foreclosure—and standing to lose your dream of home ownership—time is of the essence, and you need to gather legal resources that will get you through challenge ah...read more
Many people who fall behind on their financial obligations are hesitant to file for bankruptcy because they fear losing their most valuable property in the settlement. Others believe...read more
                      Every day, bankruptcy attorney Raphael Gil III of The ...read more
Is it possible to rebuild your credit after bankruptcy? Absolutely! With experts like The Gil Law Firm by your side, results can happen more quickly than trying to figure it out...read more
Every year the legal professionals from The Gil Law Firm help people in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia navigate the complex process of filing for bankruptcy.Filing for bankruptcy...read more
Everyone is theoretically susceptible to tax dilemmas, but when you really get in over your head, arriving at an alternate solution is key. Many people don’t know that bankruptcy is ...read more
A personal injury is a delicate matter, and you'll want to find a lawyer with the sensitivity, experience, and skill to handle your case effectively. Before you go into your first me...read more