Divorce Misconceptions: Separation
In my time as a family law attorney, I have found several misconceptions that are held by the general public regarding divorce. One such misconception involves the topic of Separation. “We have to get a separation before a divorce, right?”… Read More
Social Media and Your Divorce
I don’t know why this is so hard for people to grasp, but your social media CAN be used against you in a trial. Despite privacy settings, it’s very possible that your posting is going to be accessible. If it’s… Read More
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… Read More
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…. Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
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.,… Read More
Importance of a Qualified Attorney for Your Alimony Case
I used to practice with an attorney who has since retired, and he called it the “Alimony Trifecta”. A high- income producer, a long-term marriage, and a fault. If you have been reading along with me and my series of… Read More
Preparing a Solid Case to Get Alimony
I’m continuing the question of alimony because it has so many factors and it has to be looked at on a case by case basis. Hopefully, you’ll learn something by reading the series on alimony. Recently I was representing someone… Read More