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”....

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...

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