Year: 2015

Interesting Statistics on Divorce

Although the ultimate wish for every new couple is till death do you part, it is unfortunate that people do not always last that long. It’s our business to help alleviate the stress when two parties come to this conclusion. Approximately 10-13 seconds, a new divorce case will be started…

What is a Divorce Decree?

There are plenty of forms and paperwork during the divorce process, but the divorce decree is the final most important document that contains pertinent information about your case. So what is it? Simply put, a divorce decree is the final document that you receive once the divorce has been finalized….

What is Divorce Mediation?

In the process of divorce mediation, a neutral third party is used as a facilitator for communication between the two individuals seeking a divorce. The mediator, who does not work for either one individual, will assist the divorcing couple in determining how everything is to be divided and distributed along…

Marriage Equality – What Happened?

Recently, gay marriage was briefly legal in the state of Alabama. Judge Callie Granade struck down the ban on gay marriage and declared it unconstitutional; however, there has been a political outcry from notable individuals like Chief Justice Roy Moore and even the state’s Supreme Court. Here’s an update on…

Marriage Equality in Alabama: Clash of the Constitutions

Without a doubt, it has been quite a historic week for the state of Alabama as it becomes the 37th state to allow gay marriage, but such a momentous decision has certainly caused a fair share of contention among legal officials and politicians alike, most notably Alabama Chief Justice Roy…

Alabama Gay Marriage and Divorce Laws

This week, Alabama joined the ranks of thirty-six other states to allow same-sex marriage, amid much confusion and a hot debate. Even though Alabama is just now allowing the marriages of same-sex couples, there are some same-sex couples residing in Alabama who have been married for years under the laws…

How to Ask Your Husband for a Divorce?

In the course of my practice as a divorce attorney in Huntsville, Alabama, I have seen people lower the boom in many different ways. Some ways are more successful than others. People frequently ask me how they should tell their spouse they want a divorce. Over the past twenty of…

The Tech Temptation

Since I’ve been a practicing divorce lawyer in Madison County for over twenty years, I have seen just about every reason you can fathom for a marriage in Huntsville to break up. Since north Alabama is a mecca for technology I learned early on how using tech can break up a marriage. Obviously,…

The Bachelor: Is He Really Single?

It seems to be a trend lately in my practice. I have met with several people who have learned their spouse has been dating. I’m making a distinction between dating and having an affair, although one may soon turn into another. Clients come in with copies of their spouse’s dating…