Four ways to prepare for divorce negotiations

Most people who face divorce want to resolve the matter as quickly as possible so that they can start the next chapter of their life. This is understandable, but rushing too quickly into a divorce settlement can leave you without the resolution that you need and...

No divorce for you! Huh?

For anyone familiar with that famous Seinfeld episode with the Soup Nazi, “No soup for you,” brings back funny memories. However, one family court judge seems to be taking this mantra into divorce cases. The case The case is from Kentucky’s Bullitt County Family...

How to determine if joint custody is appropriate

There are many decisions that parents in Alabama need to make for their children as they raise them. These include day to day decisions and major decisions such as which schools they will attend or the medical care that they will receive. These decisions need to be...

Divorce requires financial planning

Ending a marriage requires planning for most aspects of your life. Before you divorce or separate, you need to assure that your financial and legal plans meet your future needs. Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements A prenuptial agreement entered before marriage or a...

Don’t let parental drug use harm your child

Substance abuse continues to plague families across Alabama. While drug use can have serious implications for individuals, it can also cause a ripple effect that harms other people. The most vulnerable amongst them are children. Exposure to parental substance abuse...