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How Does It Affect Your Family Law Case If Your Ex Does Not Live In Alabama?

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These days, everyone is on the move.  Even though Alabama has its share of small towns where most families have been there for generations and everyone knows everyone else, there are also plenty of reasons to move to Alabama, whether you moved here because of your military or civilian career or you followed a… Read More »

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What Happens To Stock Options In A Divorce?

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Stock options are a form of deferred compensation. Generally, when an individual is hired by a company as an employee, they may be given stock options after a vesting period. A stock option is not a piece of property in and of itself. Rather, it is reserving the option for you to purchase a… Read More »

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Can Infidelity Affect My Divorce In Alabama?

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Infidelity is one of the most painful betrayals that a person can experience. If you have been cheated on by your spouse and are now considering divorce, you are not alone. A recent study shows that infidelity contributes to approximately 58% of all divorces. While it is indisputable that infidelity can cause or contribute… Read More »

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How Are 401(k)s Split During A Divorce?

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If you are considering a divorce or are in the thick of one, you may be getting into the nitty gritty when it comes to asset and debt distribution. For many, this is the most time consuming and contentious part of the divorce process, particularly if it is a high-asset divorce. Many people may… Read More »

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Does Child Custody Have To Be Determined By A Court?

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Child custody can be one of the most emotionally-charged and contentious issues that parents face, but it doesn’t have to be. While the default may be allowing a court to determine custody, there are other options that allow you to resolve all outstanding child custody issues without setting foot in a courtroom. In fact,… Read More »

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Finding Hidden Assets In A Divorce

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If you are going through a divorce, there are likely a million different worries running through your mind. It’s hard to feel like you have all your bases covered when there are so many different things that need to be taken care of. The most important thing for most people when it comes to… Read More »

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What Happens If An Uncontested Divorce Fails?

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For most, an uncontested divorce is the most ideal scenario when it comes to dissolving a marriage in Alabama. In an uncontested divorce, a couple is able to avoid the courtroom entirely and negotiate their divorce agreement on their own. This can reduce the cost as well as the time required for the overall… Read More »

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Why To Stay Off Of Social Media During A Divorce

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While many people turn to Facebook, Instagram, and other social media sites to vent, celebrate, and share with friends, it can be a significant detriment to do so during a divorce. While you may be tempted to vent about your spouse, celebrate your divorce, change your relationship status, or post photos from your latest… Read More »

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How Is Inheritance Treated In An Alabama Divorce?

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Alabama is an equitable distribution state, which means that marital assets will be divided in a way that is determined to be fair and equitable by the court. This may or may not result in a roughly equal division, depending on the circumstances. The first step to dividing property is determining whether existing assets… Read More »

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How To Get Divorced As Fast As Possible

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If you are considering divorce, you may be concerned about how long and arduous the process can be. Some people spend additional years in unhappy marriages because they have so much dread regarding the divorce process. However, while some divorces certainly drag on for months and involve heavy litigation, this is not always the… Read More »

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