Family Law

How is child custody divided in Alabama?

One of the most emotionally challenging and complex aspects of any divorce is the matter of child custody. Each Alabama parent wants to protect the relationship he or she has with the children, but it is not always easy for a divorcing couple to decide how that should...

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Your ex must obey a child custody order

As an Alabama parent who wants what is best for his or her children, you may have struggled with finding the right words to let your kids know that you were filing for a divorce. If you have children in various age groups, you no doubt noticed that each child reacted...

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How much child support will I receive?

Raising and caring for kids is expensive, and it is difficult for Alabama parents to do this on one income. For many custodial parents, a divorce can raise serious concerns regarding how they will care for their kids. The intent of child support is for one parent, the...

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Addressing homework in parenting plans

In Alabama and across the country, kids are going to be resuming their academics, either from home or in school. One of the primary issues many families have is getting their children to do their homework. When parents go through a divorce and the children spend time...

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Debt and divorce — it’s complicated

Debt is tough. Paying off balances for auto loans and credit cards might already feel like a Herculean task, but things can get a lot more complicated during a divorce. When couples accumulate debt during a marriage, it can be considered marital property to be divided...

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