Category Archives: Divorce

New style of post-divorce parenting catching on

Many Alabama residents will be among those throughout the nation who decide to end their marriages this year. Divorce is seldom without its challenges, even if communication between former spouses remains amicable through the process. If children are involved, emotions are usually intensified, and parents generally want to try to cooperate to preserve their best interests. Based on the idea that less disruption is betterContinue reading

Woman says her almost-ex spouse died before divorce was final

Some readers in Alabama may relate to the circumstances of a woman in another state. She was in the midst of divorce proceedings when her husband unexpectedly passed away. The 27-year-old said she wasn’t sure what to do or even how to feel as a woman who wanted to be divorced but instead became a widow. The woman said she attended the funeral. She indicated that someContinue reading

Larry Herbert’s wife was shocked he filed for divorce

Creator of color communications system, Pantone, Larry Herbert is in the news for something quite other than his color systems products. It appears he has filed for divorce from his wife of several decades. Sources say she is shocked and greatly saddened by the news. Some couples in Alabama may be navigating similar circumstances. As for Herbert’s millions, his money is said to be secureContinue reading

Tips for Alabama parents who divorce

Very few Alabama residents who sever their marital ties plan on attending regular outings with their former spouses. In another state, however, the law actually requires parents of minor children who divorce to take a parenting class together. For those who still get along fairly well with the other parent, this should pose no problem. However, what about those who can barely stand to beContinue reading

Issues often indicative of divorce

Many people in Alabama can think back on their childhoods to make-believe situations where they pretended to be able to predict the future. Once adulthood arrives, however, most people realize that such games truly are for children; in real life, there’s no way to know what will happen tomorrow, next week or years from now. Sometimes, though, there are certain issues, experiences or behaviors thatContinue reading

Worried about child custody decisions in divorce?

Many cases in Alabama courts pertain to children. One particular area of family law where this is prevalent is divorce. It’s very common for parents who no longer wish to remain married to face challenging issues regarding child custody, visitation and financial support. Decisions regarding where children will live, who will pay for their education, medical bills, and other expenses such as where the kids willContinue reading

Will dating during Alabama divorce proceedings affect outcome?

Not every Alabama marriage lasts a lifetime. In fact, spouses often file for divorce for a wide variety of reasons. Some say their partners no longer listen to them. Others say they have simply grown apart. Then, there are those who claim their spouses have been unfaithful. Regardless of particular events that may lead to divorce, the whole process can be quite stressful as eachContinue reading

Is your spouse using Bitcoin to hide assets in divorce?

Many Alabama marriages end in court when couples determine (for any number of reasons) they no longer wish to be united. Whether the divorce process is relatively simple and benign or fraught with stress and complication depends on many factors, including how willing each spouse is to compromise and cooperate in forging an agreeable settlement. If someone refuses to play by the rules and startsContinue reading

Alabama divorce: Child custody exchanges not always amicable

Try as they might, some former Alabama couples simply can’t get along to save their lives. In fact, many have said they can barely be in the same room as their former spouses without getting into raging arguments. Sadly, many children witness contentious outbursts between their parents after divorce, especially during custody exchanges. A sheriff’s department in another state has developed a plan it believesContinue reading

Divorce: How crucial is timing?

Many people in Alabama will be among those who decide to end their marriages this year. Some estimates state that nearly half of all marriages end in divorce. Whatever the actual numbers might be, one thing is certain: The process is seldom easy. Navigating a divorce is often wrought with challenge as various issues pertaining to property, finances or children arise. However, above and beyondContinue reading