Huntsville Alabama Divorce Blog

Cheating Spouse? 6 Reasons Not To Hire An Investigator

First off, sometimes you just want to know. It’s burning you from the inside out. You want to know if your spouse is cheating on you. I’m not talking about this motivation. That’s something ONLY you can decide. I’m going to give you a few tips for when it’s a waste…

An Unexpected Comfort During a Divorce

When one is going through a difficult time in their life, one may gain comfort in the most unexpected ways. My father recently died and my mom has had to come to grips with living alone after being with my Dad more than 50 years. She tells me about the…

Care For Yourself & Your Kids During Your Divorce

In my recent newsletter, I featured blog articles from Sara Ann, “Taking Care of Yourself Through Meditation,” and Caroline Palmy’s “Divorce and How to Help Your Kids.” The newsletter also features Jeanni Jones’ “Fair Fighting in a Divorce.” Please take advantage of these articles to help you through this difficult…

Give-to-Profit: Supporting Charities & Social Causes

Are you a business owner or entrepreneur who likes supporting charities and social causes? Did you know charitable giving can be a powerful way to turn your business into a force for good? One of my friends, Alisoun Mackenzie, has written a book called Give-to-Profit that shows you how to…

Five Ways to Avoid Intimidation in a Male Business

We all stood together in the Courtroom. A group of lawyers waiting to speak to the Judge about when our cases will be heard. The only woman in the group, attempting to fit in with my colourful dress and shiny blonde hair. The men milled about in their dark suits…

Reframing: Walking on the Sunny Side of the Street

You want to be in a good mood. Seriously, you don’t really want to be grumpy, bitchy, hateful, or hostile. You are a nice person. Really, you are. But life seems to conspire against you. Take for example a typical Monday morning, you wake up and it’s raining (again). You…

Repossession of your Freedom

“I can’t send you to jail for not paying your car payment.” “I can’t send you to jail for not paying your mortgage.” “But I can send you to jail for not paying your child support.” These were the sobering words for the adverse party in a recent Court case…

Santa’s Watching: 10 Tips to Avoid a Holiday Custody Fight

Santa is pretty predictable. Each year, he comes on December 24th to the delight of children all over the world. As predictable as holiday visitation squabbles. Forgive me for not publishing this sooner, but speaking from years of practicing family law I’ve got some suggestions to make child custody issues easier the…

New Wheels: Cars after Divorce

What I’m going to tell you may sound cynical, and you may hate me for it, but before you go out and buy a vehicle in your name for a spouse or co-sign with them its good to be aware of the risks associated with car payments during divorce. It’s very…