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New Beginnings Family Law Blog

Health care benefits are essential for military families. With all of the long-distance moves and other big changes that come with military life, it’s good to know that you’ll still have health care coverage – whether you’re in Huntsville or Helsinki. But what happens if you and your spouse divorce?…

Deciding child custody and visitation can be challenging and confusing for both married and unmarried parents in Alabama. When parents are unmarried, it can be especially difficult to come to a child custody agreement that satisfies both parties. Alabama courts generally allow both co-parents to share the rights and responsibilities of…

Amber James of New Beginnings Family Law was recently featured on the Lawsome Podcast to talk about understanding your audience, developing an effective brand message, and making the most out of content for Family Law Firms. Be sure to listen to the entire podcast episode for information and conversation about…

Hello, I’m attorney Amber James with New Beginning Family Law. You are likely going through an emotionally difficult time right now, or you would not be here. Legal proceedings can be very difficult for you and especially for your children. I know. I’ve been divorced myself. You are likely uncertain…

Deciding when or if to initiate a divorce proceeding is often an extremely difficult decision to make that can leave you feeling overwhelmed or confused. Taking the first step to schedule your initial consultation for divorce is a big step, and people often ask what documents they should bring to…

Hi, my name is Ruby Panter. I am an attorney at New Beginnings Family Law, and I want to tell you a little about why I love working at New Beginnings Family Law.  New Beginnings Family Law completely embodies the concept of a team that works together to better assist…

Communication, while a divorce is pending during the holidays, is key. Both parties should strive to inform the other of any and all plans to celebrate the holiday season, while also being respectful of the other’s holiday schedule. Just as it is important for both parents to stay informed, it…

Yes. Before a divorce can be finalized, there must be a marital separation. Such a separation does not necessarily mean a physical separation of the parties; rather marital separation is a ceasing of marital relations. Put simply, the separation required is that the parties change their marital status, and discontinue…