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New Beginnings Family Law Blog

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…

In Alabama, child custody is determined in the divorce part of the process through what’s called the “best interest of the child standard.” In other words, you have to prove that it is in the best interest of your child to be in your custody verses your spouse’s custody. In…

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…

Today, Alabama’s Governor issued an order for Alabamians to “Shelter in Place.” The question everyone has is, “what exactly does this mean?” WHAT HAPPENS TO MY CHILDREN AND VISITATION? Almost immediately after the breaking news of the shelter in place hit the internet and news, I began to get questions…