Huntsville Alabama Divorce Blog

Divorce Misconceptions: Abandonment

I cannot tell you the number of times I have been asked this question in some iteration; “He moved out of the house, that means I can get him for abandonment, right?” or “I can’t move out because that would be abandonment.” Somehow, some way, this idea has entered the…

What’s the Cost of Getting Divorced?

Anyone who works at my front desk can give you the answer to what it costs to get divorced. It depends on the case. I’ve been asked this so many times I often reference my lack of a crystal ball. I can’t predict the cost because it all depends on…

Considerations for Grey Divorce

If you’ve heard this term lately it’s because getting divorced after many years of marriage is no longer the exception. More and more often people who have long-term marriages are coming in and saying, “I’m done”. Marriages for more than 20 years and even more than 30 years aren’t uncommon….

11 Common Reasons for Divorcing

Popular conversation starters with me tend to lean towards, “Why do people get divorced?” I’ve been asked this question dozens of times over the course of my career. The reasons are varied. And in Alabama, you don’t have to espouse a reason. We are a no fault state, meaning in…

July 3rd is the New Market Family Freedom Fest!

$5 Ticket proceeds go to the Bobbie Watkins Odom Food Bank. Come celebrate family and freedom! Time and date: 5pm – 9pm, July 3rd, 2021. Address: Leigh Acres 5655 Maysville Road New Market, AL 35761 United States

How to Win Custody: Education

If you haven’t read the other blogs on custody, read those first. We are going to talk about educational decision-making. This is one of those categories in the legal custody arena that is highly sought after. Most people want this category so they can choose the school district their child…

What Will I Have to Pay in Alimony?

In order to answer this question in full, you are going to have to read the entire series on alimony. I’ve realized how many ways the alimony question can go and to spare you from reading a book rather than a blog, I’ve decided to write a number of articles…

How Will Alimony Affect Me After a Divorce?

Supporting Yourself After Divorce I have been juggling numbers and expenses for so many years, I can produce a budget for a client much faster than they can. I know the approximate cost of utilities, insurance, rentals, misc, groceries, etc., etc. With each case that involves alimony, I go through…