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”....

Breaking Up Via Text Message: Who Gets the Ring?

The romance began on a golf course in New York. Two years later, during a vacation in Florida, Louis Billittier proposed to Christa Clark with a $53-thousand dollar diamond ring. Billittier was 53-years old – Clark 36. Despite the age difference, they were by...

Divorce Mediation: Is It for You?

Mediation is one of the most frequently used ways to negotiate a divorce settlement. Mediation is about you and your spouse and a third neutral party – the mediator. A mediator does not work for either party, but is there to guide you through the divorce...

Are Marriage Licenses a Thing of the Past in Alabama?

  For the second time in the past few years, lawmakers in Alabama have introduced a bill that would do away with marriage licenses. The state Senate has approved the bill which, if passed, will eliminate marriage licenses altogether. In addition to not needing a...

Love and the Law

There are so many legal issues where love is involved. There is marriage and divorce; there are property deals within families and estate issues. But where divorce is concerned, when children are involved there is child support to consider. If you are divorced with...

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