Marital Property and the Law

When you get married, you agree to share more than just your lives together. You will be enjoined by the property you buy, the children you may have, and other things that make up a life together. But when things go wrong, and you are headed for divorce court, how do...

Divorce Court or Mediation

If you find yourself in the unfortunate situation of filing for divorce, there is a way that you may keep the process out of the courtroom: mediation.  Mediation is a process that involves you, your spouse, and a mediator. The mediator does not work for you, or your...

Alabama’s New Marriage Law

The rules they are changing if you are getting married in Alabama. The new marriage law goes into effect August 29, 2019. The biggest changes are that you will not be required to have a ceremony with a minister presiding, and the license does not have to be obtained...

Divorce Law: Some Things Have Changed

Divorcing a spouse is complicated in many ways and encompasses and affects every part of a family’s life. In Alabama, there have been significant changes in divorce law in the past couple of years. Here are some things you’ll need to know before filing. One of the big...

Should You Sign a Prenuptial Agreement?

As the busy wedding season approaches, one question is commonly asked by new brides and grooms-to-be: should you sign a prenuptial agreement? Such legal documents are becoming more and more common as couples attempt to protect personal assets before saying, “I do”....

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