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Divorce

If you are considering divorce or if your spouse has filed papers, it’s critical that you seek legal representation from a skilled and knowledgeable divorce attorney. An experienced lawyer can help you navigate the complex court system. They will put you in the best position to proceed with your case,…

A divorce is one of the most difficult and traumatic events that can occur during your life.  It is emotional, tries your patience, tests your endurance, and can wear you down emotionally, psychologically, and physically.  While our firm represents both men and women in divorce cases, today, I want to…

When people ask how the divorce process works in Alabama, it is first important to distinguish between an uncontested divorce and a contested divorce.  In an uncontested divorce, parties typically resolve their issues through an out-of-court settlement and reach an agreement that addresses such things as custody, visitation, support and…

There are generally two types of divorce in Alabama: contested and uncontested.  In a contested divorce the couple can’t agree on some or all aspects of the divorce. Pleadings will need to be filed and a process of information gathering called discovery will require both parties to respond to written…

For most couples, their home is the  most valuable asset In a divorce.  The trial court has the power to adjust the ownership of marital residence, whether it was purchased jointly by the parties or owned individually but determined by the court to be marital property, which is generally the…

A divorce can be a quite expensive process. Just how expensive depends on a number of factors, such as the issues involved, like child custody and the composition, value and complexity of the marital assets.  The actions taken by the other lawyer can have an impact on the expense as…

In Alabama, the Court has broad discretion when it comes to the disposition of the family or marital residence in a divorce.  Of course, two reasonable parties can often come up with a more creative solution to the disposition of the family home. Often, the Court will order that the…