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Category Archives: Child Custody

Child with Special Needs – How Does That impact Our Child Custody Proceeding?

 Cases involving children with special needs  are near and dear to my heart because I have a child on the autism spectrum.  These cases present their own unique challenges…

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How Does Moving Out of State Affect Child Support?

When child support is involved, things can get complicated quickly for divorced parents. Issues include when to pay, how to pay, and many other steps. When one parent moves out…

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How to Change Custody Agreement in Alabama

 If you want to change your Alabama child custody agreement; you can call one of our attorneys and we will be happy to assist you in walking through the…

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6 Halloween Safety Tips for the Family

Trick-or-treating is such an enjoyable occasion for many kids. It is crucial that steps are taken to protect children and ensure their safety and cheer on this spooky holiday. Here…

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How is the Custody of a Child Determined?

 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…

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Shared Custody: Half as Good? Or Twice as Good?

After a divorce, emotions run high. This is especially true when children are in the mix and must get used to a new normal. The two most common outcomes of…

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How Does “Shelter in Place” Affect Custody Exchanges?

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…

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Grandparents Rights in Alabama

When you think of the relationship between a child and his or her grandparent, “spoiling” is generally the connection that comes to mind. We think of cookies baked by doting…

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How to Navigate Custody Agreements During a Pandemic

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on our world and overwhelmed hospitals around the globe.  This global pandemic has disrupted our economy and changed the way we each live our daily lives. …

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Alabama Family Law: Understanding the Alabama Child Custody System

In Alabama, there are five different types of child custody: joint, joint legal, joint physical, sole legal, and sole physical custody. In this blog entry, we break down the basics.…

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