Category Archives: Family Law

Five Common Divorce Mistakes in Alabama

Divorce can be an overwhelming experience even before you take the legal process itself into account. Unfortunately, the reality is that whether you are ready for it or not, your divorce will proceed as planned. The best option at your disposal is to reach out to an experienced attorney who understands how divorce works in Alabama. They can help you avoid these five common divorceContinue reading

What is Parental Alienation?

When the relationship between two parents turns sour, children are often the individuals who suffer the most. This is as true when it comes to parental alienation as it is any other situation. Children benefit most from having two active and involved parents in their lives. When one parent seeks to eliminate the other from their child’s life, it can have negative effects that lastContinue reading

Divorce Spikes After the Holidays

Did you know that the number of divorces tends to spike after the holidays? It’s true! A variety of research has concluded that the holiday season seems to serve as a catalyst of some sort for divorce requests.  In fact, in 2016 a study conducted by the University of Washington found that the above-average divorce filings in March has their origins in the holiday season.Continue reading

Family law options for potential parents

As many may know, November is National Adoption Awareness Month. There are a number of families across the country, including Alabama, that have adopted or are considering adopting a child. Many of these parents, or prospective parents, are only aware of a few of the options available to them through family law. Embryo adoption may be a viable choice for some families. This option mayContinue reading

Former baseball player’s family law situation just got worse

Major League Baseball fans in Alabama and throughout the nation are likely familiar with Danny Tartabull’s long-standing career with the Yankees. In fact, many may recall that he was the highest paid player in the American League in 1992. At that time, he had signed a 5-year, $27 million contract. These days, Tartabull’s spending his time behind bars, after his recent arrest concerning a contentiousContinue reading

Recovering losses after Alabama motor vehicle accidents

Alabama roadways are no different than other roads in the nation in that they are sometimes highly dangerous places. The types of things that place travelers at risk vary. Sometimes, inclement weather and/or road conditions play a part. Other times, motor vehicle accidents occur because motorists have been negligent. Even if you’re alert and cautious behind the wheel, and do your best to adhere toContinue reading

Couple says family law process in United States is prejudiced

Many married couples in Alabama can relate to others who, for whatever reasons, are unable to conceive children. Some have no trouble conceiving, but consistently lose their pregnancies through miscarriage. This has prompted many spouses to enter the child adoption process. A couple in another state was thinking along these lines, but their hopes and dreams were abruptly halted when, as they tell it, theyContinue reading

Jesse Jackson Jr. agrees to pay more in family law situation

When child support disagreements arise between divorced parents in Alabama, tempers may flare and acrimonious battles ensue before such problems are resolved. It often takes extensive and aggressive litigation before fair and agreeable solutions can be found. Such is the case for Jesse Jackson, Jr. and his former wife, Sandi, who have been fighting over financial provisions for their children for some time now. TheContinue reading

Military servicemembers often face family law challenges

A naval petty officer lost custody of his 6-year-old daughter while deployed on a submarine. There were also orders to place him under arrest for not being present at a custody hearing, although those orders were later canceled. This incident prompted the proposal of HB4071, which is designed to protect parents in Alabama and elsewhere serving on active duty in the military from certain familyContinue reading

Rap star Ludacris wins recent family law battle

A contentious battle has been ongoing between rapper Ludacris and Tamika Fuller, the mother of his child. The family law situation involves accusations that could potentially be very damaging to the rap star’s reputation and career. However, in a surprising turn of events, a court outside Alabama made a recent decision in his favor. At some point during the custody battle, the little girl’s mother submitted photosContinue reading