Huntsville Alabama Divorce Blog

Domestic Violence – Men are Victims Too

Too often we focus on women as victims of domestic violence. True, women are the largest population of victims; however, men are victims too. Oftentimes, men suffer in silence because of the stigma attached to being “beaten up by a girl”. Men in Vulnerable Roles I’ve represented several men who…

How to Find Love Again

On this October 23rd, 2017, Facebook Live stream of “This is Not Legal Advice”, second in the series, Leigh Daniel and her guests, Allison Reiner & Josie May, discuss how after the divorce one can learn to be open to love again. No representation is made that the quality of…

Do I Really Want To Stay Married?

In this first episode of “This is Not Legal Advice”, Leigh Daniel and her guest, Allison Reiner, discuss if one should actually stay or leave their current marriage. No representation is made that the quality of legal services provided is greater than legal services provided by other lawyers. For more…

Potcakes: Meet The Animals At Leigh Daniel Law Firm

When people come in and see my beautiful dog they often wonder at her strange name. Pancake? Pockets? Hotcakes? No, no, Potcakes! Meet Potcakes! Her name is Potcakes because that is what she is! She is a Potcake Dog. These are mixed breed dogs from the Caribbean islands that got…

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. You might see purple ribbons hanging on doors, wrapped around trees, pinned to lapels, or displayed in other ways around town or on social media. The purple ribbons are meant to raise awareness to the problem of domestic violence – to show support for…

10 Questions about Adultery

Will I still have to give them any of my retirement if I can prove adultery? We are not a community property state and what will be awarded is dependent on the years married but generally, adultery is not going to prevent your spouse from receiving a portion of your…

Is it Possible to Get a Fast Divorce in Alabama?

I suppose this is subjective so if you are looking for a quick divorce that’s not going to happen in Alabama. Our Courts hold onto the uncontested divorce for thirty days once it’s filed with the Court. Besides the thirty-day holding period the following can hold up the uncontested divorce…

Never Give Up Hope

Today is September 11. Like most Americans, I can remember where I was and what I was doing when the planes hit the Towers. However, this year, it’s a Day that got lost in human tragedies. Between Irma, Harvey, the burning wildfires in the western part of the United States,…

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…