Family Lawyers in Huntsville AL

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Family Law Attorneys in Huntsville, Alabama

New Beginnings Family Law provides the services of an understanding legal team experienced with such family relationship issues as divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, adoption, and more. For more than a decade, the caring lawyers of New Beginnings have helped families in the Huntsville, Alabama, area find the right path to a future that meets their changing needs.

We recognize the stress and anxiety that come with the disruption of family life. Our legal team truly cares and works hard to provide a comfortable environment (including the services of our staff Client Care Coordinator) along with skilled and creative legal services for:

If you have any family legal issues, come visit our family law firm located in Huntsville Alabama, and let us talk to you about how we can help you and your family find its new beginning.

New Beginnings Family Law
415-E Church St. N.W., Suite 10
Huntsville AL 35801
(256) 518-9529

Our office hours are Monday – Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. to noon. If these hours are inconvenient for you, please contact us to make other arrangements.

We are in Northwest Huntsville, across the street from the Historic Huntsville Depot museum. Our offices are in the Depot Professional Village, which is next to the railroad tracks and is also home to the Madison County Veterans Center.

When you enter Depot Professional Village from Church Street, our building, 415-E, is at the back of the parking lot, past the red caboose.

Coming from Downtown Huntsville on Church Street, look for us just two doors to the left of Cyn Shae’s Cafe.

From Interstate 565 / U.S. Alt 72, take Exit 19C onto Jefferson Street, then take the first right onto Monroe Street and the next right onto Church Street. Then our parking lot is on the left just after the Depot Museum and the railroad tracks.

Madison County Circuit Clerk’s Office

Family law cases in Huntsville are handled by the Family Division of the Madison County Circuit Clerk’s Office. In Alabama, the Circuit Clerk, an elected official in each county, is the chief administrative and fiscal officer for the court system at the district and circuit level.

Divorce cases and child support hearings are heard at the Madison County Courthouse. Call (256) 532-3424 for more information.

Domestic violence services (protective orders) are provided in Room 207. Call (256) 532-3674 for more information.

Huntsville and Madison County Law Enforcement

If you need emergency assistance in Madison County, dial 911. If you need non-emergency law enforcement assistance involving a family law matter, contact:

  • Madison County Sheriff’s Office
    603 Fiber St.
    Huntsville AL 35801
    Non-Emergency Assistance — (256) 722-7181 (24 hours)
    Jail Booking Information — (256) 519-4800 (24 hours)
    Warrants/Extraditions — (256) 533-5642
  • Huntsville Police Department
    Huntsville City Hall
    308 Fountain Circle
    Huntsville AL 35801
    Non-Emergency Assistance — (256) 722-7100

Madison County Domestic Violence Services

There are currently three public domestic violence and domestic abuse programs serving Huntsville, Alabama. Each has a 24-hour hotline for obtaining assistance over the phone, and two offer emergency shelter in three locations.

Crisis Services of North Alabama

  • Madison County (Huntsville) — (256) 716-4052 or (256) 535-4662
  • Jackson County (Scottsboro) — (256) 574-5826
  • Limestone County (Athens) — (256) 230-1240

  • Morgan County (Decatur) — (256) 337-3670
  • Statewide — (800) 691-8426

Crisis Services of North Alabama’s HOPE Place offers two facilities that provide safe, confidential, emergency shelter to adults and their children who are fleeing their home due to intimate partner violence. CSNA also provides supportive counseling, education, and training to victims of family violence.

The Rescue Mission provides safe overnight shelter, warm meals served three times a day, hygiene/shower services, laundry services, temporary baggage storage, and a Biblically based recovery program.

  • AshaKiran
    P.O. Box 1021
    Huntsville AL 35807
    (256) 509-1882
    (800) 793-3010

AshaKiran provides culturally sensitive and confidential services to people of South Asian and other foreign-born origins who are experiencing traumatic/stressful situations, such as domestic violence, sexual assault, developmental disabilities, loneliness, depression, abuse, or other forms of violence. Volunteers can provide information in several languages about services available in the community.

Alabama Family Law Assistance

The Alabama Department of Human Resources’ Child Support Enforcement division (CSE, or the federal designation, IV-D) helps families establish paternity (when necessary), obtain orders for payment of child support, and secure compliance with court orders for child support.

Many adoptions and foster care arrangements in Alabama are made through the DHR’s adoptions division.

Additional Alabama DHR Family Services include:

  • Foster Care. Currently in Alabama, there are more than 5,000 children in foster care. Some simply need foster care for a matter of days. Others may need foster care until they are reunited with their biological family or they can be adopted. Each child needs a caring and committed family that can bring them the future they deserve. Families 4 Alabama’s Kids is the DHR’s recruitment and retention program that works statewide to recruit adoptive and foster parents.
  • Alabama Fatherhood Initiative. The Fatherhood Initiative was developed to strengthen families, enhance child support collections, and address other needs of children who are growing up without the involvement of biological fathers in their lives.
  • Child Care Services. In addition to responsibility for licensing Child Care Centers in Alabama, the Office of Child Care Services administers a subsidized child care program to provide Alabama’s low- and moderate-income families equal access to affordable and quality child care as they participate in work, educational, or training activities.
  • Adult Protective Services. This office investigates reports of suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation of adults 18 years of age or older who are unable to protect themselves due to mental or physical disabilities or advanced age. Adult Protective Services also helps adults live independently within their own communities to prevent unnecessary institutionalization.

Contact our Huntsville Family Lawyer Today

If you are dealing with a complicated family law issue such as divorce, child custody, or adoption, you need to speak with our experienced attorneys today. For more than a decade, our legal team has been serving families in Huntsville, Madison County, Morgan County, Limestone County, Marshall County, and Lawrence County. Contact us today to learn how we can help you.