How to Get Custody: Let’s Talk About Extracurricular Activities
I’ve been talking about the various legal custody designations. If you haven’t read the other articles, go back and read those first. I am not going to break down all six categories of decision-making in custody agreements in Alabama. Instead,… Read More
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… Read More
How to Win Custody: Medical decision making highlights
I meet with clients who want to “win” custody. If you have read any of my other blogs on custody, you will already know that custody isn’t as clear-cut as it used to be. I mediated a couple of cases… Read More
Will I Get Custody?
What Is Child Custody and How Is It Determined? One of the questions that comes up frequently in divorce cases is about custody. The award of custody has become more and more confusing as our legislature makes changes and case… Read More
Top Five “To Dos” During or After Your Child Custody Case
1) Be reasonable when it comes to child custody visitation schedules. You may be the one asking for flexibility the next time and need the favor returned. 2) Send receipts for medical bills with both the statement of what was done and… Read More
The Dos and Don’ts of Summertime Child Custody
With school out of session, summer provides great opportunities for parents to enjoy more time with their children. Understandably, for divorced parents, this time can also present challenges and conflicts as they seek to spend as much quality time with… Read More
Summer Break Child Custody and Visitation Schedules
Summer break often presents challenges when it comes to child custody and visitation for divorced parents and their kids. In Alabama, the courts encourage parents to work together to create a schedule that gives both parents frequent contact with the… Read More
Father’s Rights and Custody
Representing Father’s in Custody Battles I’ve represented a lot of men in custody and divorce cases. Fathers often want (and deserve) sole or joint custody of their children. A problem arises, though, if they’ve been the primary breadwinner, allowing the… Read More
What Are the Options for Child Custody in Huntsville?
People have many different concerns when they are dealing with a divorce in Alabama, but few areas are as important to parents as custody of children. Both parents involved in a divorce naturally will have strong feelings about their custody… Read More
Can I Get Custody If I’m a Father?
Yes! I’ve represented many clients over the years who have been awarded custody of their child. Winning Custody as the Father In one such case my client had only dated the Mother for a few months. She became pregnant and… Read More