Month: December 2014
A DYI divorce won’t provide complex property protection
While the do-it-yourself craze can be good for a number of projects, applying that line of thinking to divorce may not be the wisest decision for Alabama couples. While a DYI divorce may seem simple, straightforward and cost-effective, this type of divorce may not offer the complex property protection most divorce cases could benefit from.
Husband presumed to be father of child conceived during marriage
In the state of Alabama, there is a rebuttable presumption that the husband in a marriage is the father of any child that is born during the marriage or within 300 days of a divorce. However, as we all know, it is certainly possible for a child to be born during a marriage and for
How common is divorce in the United States?
There is a widespread belief that 50 percent of marriages end in divorce in the United States, but according to actual data, that percentage is far from accurate. The New York Times recently reported that the divorce rate peaked in the 1970s and early 1980s but has been on the downswing since then. In fact,
Tips for creating new holiday traditions after a divorce
If you have recently gone through a divorce, you may have been dreading this holiday season. However, now that the holidays are here you have the opportunity to make the best of them. Instead of longing for past traditions or feeling bitterness towards an ex, you can focus your energy on creating new holiday traditions