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Alabama couples can make an agreement regarding custody of their children

Mobile, AL - While going to family court can be stressful, a new child custody arrangement can also present opportunities for the child to bond with one or both of their parents. A child may have an opportunity to spend more time with the parent…
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What types of custody arrangements are made in a divorce in Alabama?

When a couple in Alabama decides to divorce, the court shall decide how custody is divided if the parties are unable to create a suitable parenting plan together. Typically, when both parties are fit and capable of taking care of their kids,…
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Getting a Legal Separation in Alabama

Although the process of obtaining a legal separation is similar to a divorce, the two are very different. While a legal separation acknowledges that a couple is no longer living together, the two parties will still be legally married after the…
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Can a spouse collect alimony while their divorce is pending in Alabama?

A spouse may be entitled to receive alimony while their divorce is pending if a judge believes such support is necessary. Section 30-2-50 of the Code of Alabama states “the court may make an allowance for the support of either spouse out of…
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Alabama, Family of 2-Year-Old Whose Mother Went Missing in Florida Faces Uphill Battle to Obtain Custody Over Child

On July 26, 2020, two-year-old Kamdyn was found alone near Willowbrook Apartments in Miramar, FL. Officials believe the boy was with his mother, 21-year-old Leila Cavett, whose whereabouts are still unknown. While officials continue to search…
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Alabama, I lost my parental rights. How do I get them reinstated?

If your parental rights have been terminated or temporarily taken away by an Alabama court and you are looking to get those rights reinstated, you should first consider hiring an Alabama family law attorney to help you. When a parent loses their…