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New Beginnings Family Law Blog

While navigating the holidays during a divorce can be challenging, there are a few tips that are common for all parties involved. First, make new family traditions. Everything changes during divorce, whether or not you have children. But for those that do, its important that you try to blend the…

There are many common mistakes men make while navigating through the divorce process. The first common mistake made by men is moving out of the family home. While it may seem reasonable, moving out of the family home can look unfavorably on you, as the male of the household. Moving…

Potential clients and clients routinely ask whether their spouse has a claim to their retirement benefits or whether they are entitled to any portion of their spouse’s retirement benefits.  Retirement benefits and the division of those retirement benefits is an important topic to address in a divorce, and it is…

Particularly here in the North Alabama area, many people frequently ask whether their spouse has a claim to their military retirement benefits or whether they are entitled to any portion of their spouse’s military retirement benefits in a divorce. Retirement benefits, including military retirement benefits, are considered part of the…

I talk with women facing divorce on a daily basis and the emotions they are dealing with are all over the board. But one thing in common is that almost all of them feel overwhelmed! The impact on your life is tremendous, which makes it difficult for you to know…

During the initial consultation with a divorce attorney, you will likely discuss your situation. You may have been served with a complaint or merely contemplating a divorce. Most of your discussion will likely involve the legal issues surrounding your case and most attorneys will be able to explain and offer…

Hi, my name is David Pace. I was born and raised in the small town of Oxford Alabama. After obtaining a political science degree at the University of Alabama, I received my law degree from the University of Alabama School of law, where I served as the Senior Editor of…

Hi, my name is Ruby Panter, and I am an attorney at New Beginnings Family Law. I, along with the rest of the team at New Beginnings Family Law, have the experience to understand and guide you through the challenges you and your family are facing and assist you during…

The adoption process can take varying lengths of time, which may take anywhere from 60 to 90 days to several years, depending on the issues involved and how you are going about your adoption process.  Stepparents Adoption Process Adoption by stepparents and adoption by a close relative, such as adoption…