Who Gets Custody?

As family law attorneys, we get asked all the time, “How old do my kids have to be before they decide who to live with?” or “Do my kids have to go to visitation if they don’t like the other parent?” Under Alabama law, however, your children are not the ones who get to decide […]

So, You Want a Divorce…

Divorces are one of the most common types of cases we handle in our practice. Many people are confused or intimidated by the process. This post will walk you through the most common steps in your divorce proceedings and what to expect.   Uncontested Divorces If your divorce is truly uncontested, that means that you […]

What Happens If You Are Charged With a Crime

So, you’ve been arrested or found out you had a warrant. It may seem like your world is crashing down, but a good attorney can help you out. The process can be long and daunting but read on to find out exactly how your case progresses through the court system, and remember your team of […]

New Expungement Law in Alabama

The Alabama Redeemer act has opened doors for many people who have been  arrested, and even convicted of certain crimes to get a clean slate. Expungement seals your record, so that it cannot be found by a normal background check. This in effect, gives you a second chance at a clean record. Expungement law in […]

Family Lawyer in Mobile AL: Your Legal Rights as Unmarried Parents

It’s not unusual for couples today to have children outside of marriage. If you live in Alabama, know that it’s important for unmarried parents to know their legal rights, as the state has custody laws that depend on the marital status of the parents. Unmarried parents generally have fewer rights than their married counterparts, and […]

Criminal Lawyers Can Make A Difference

People who are charged with a crime often make the mistake of going to court without an attorney. While you do have a Constitutional right to represent yourself, most of the time, this is a mistake.  Even a misdemeanor conviction can have long-term consequences. For example: A first offense conviction for the charge of driving […]

What to Look for in a Good Divorce Attorney

We are often approached by clients who want a “bulldog” lawyer for their divorce case.  These clients have the mistaken impression that the only approach to a divorce is a “scorched earth” approach.  Sometimes, an aggressive approach is best but, more often, it is to the mutual benefit of all parties involved (especially the children) […]