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How To Make Co-Parenting Changeovers Easier For Children

By Peeples Law |

Parents and kids alike worry about how difficult the adjustment will be for children to divide their time between their parents’ separate houses.  The worst-case scenario, where neither house feels like home, rarely happens, but children feel the stress of co-parenting as acutely as their parents do.  They might spend certain days of the… Read More »

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How Does A Restraining Order Affect Your Divorce Case?

By Peeples Law |

Despite what your parents and school guidance counselors tried to tell you, pettiness and bullying do not automatically disappear when you graduate from high school.  People saying terrible things about each other and trying to sabotage each other’s new relationships still happen, and thanks to the Internet, they can now happen in full view… Read More »

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The Penny Pincher’s Guide To Divorce

By Peeples Law |

Financial stress and incompatible financial values have driven plenty of couples to divorce.  With today’s economic woes, such as inflation and lingering uncertainty related to the pandemic, almost every family is feeling the pinch; even households with an income above $100,000 are living paycheck to paycheck.  People in all tax brackets report that divorce… Read More »

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The Role Of Vocational Experts In Alabama Divorce Cases

By Peeples Law |

Divorce is emotionally and financially stressful for everyone, but one of the biggest stresses is having to adjust to reentering the workforce just as you are adjusting to no longer being married.  Many couples agree that one parent will leave the workforce to be a stay-at-home parent, but the couples who can afford to… Read More »

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Do You Have To Continue Paying Alimony If Your Spouse Enters A Romantic Relationship?

By Peeples Law |

When it comes to property division in divorce cases, the courts only look at numbers and leave emotions out of the equation.  If a divorce court has allocated marital assets to you and to your ex-spouse in the amounts it determines are the fairest, or even if you, your ex, and your respective lawyers… Read More »

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What Happens To Inherited Wealth In A Divorce?

By Peeples Law |

It is hard to imagine this when you are living paycheck to paycheck, but the more money you have, the more complicated your divorce is.  To be sure, it is no fun to go to family court because your ex-spouse has fallen behind on court-ordered child support payments, especially when your ex genuinely cannot… Read More »

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Can A Postnuptial Agreement Save Your Marriage?

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Some divorced people will tell you that signing a postnuptial agreement was the beginning of the end of their marriage, and others will say the same thing about signing a prenuptial agreement.  Likewise, couples who are still married may tell you that a postnuptial agreement helped them resolve a dispute or that a prenuptial… Read More »

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Imputed Income And Alabama Family Law Cases

By Peeples Law |

Ask any divorced person why their marriage fell apart, and most of them will list disagreements about money as one of the factors that led to the breakdown of their relationship with their spouse.  Some couples fight about one spouse spending beyond their means or contributing too much to the financial support of an… Read More »

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How Long Do You Need To Keep Paying Alimony After An Alabama Divorce?

By Peeples Law |

Whenever possible, Alabama divorce courts enable former spouses to make a clean break when separating their finances.  It is much easier to do this when the parties were only married to each other for a short time and when the value of their assets is modest.  Going your separate ways financially after a divorce… Read More »

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What Happens If You Can’t Afford To Pay Alimony Or Child Support?

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Court-ordered alimony and child support are a major source of conflict and resentment in divorce cases.  When the court decides the amount, it is almost inevitable that the lower income spouse will think that they are not receiving enough or the higher income spouse will think that they are paying too much.  Even if… Read More »

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