As President John F. Kennedy famously said: Change is the law of life. Since divorce and child custody orders deal intrinsically with the details of our lives, they often need to be amended when our lives change. Job changes, new relationships, relocations and new children can all require a child support or alimony orders to
In late June, we wrote about the divorce between Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise. The pair called it quits after five years together. They were married in 2006 at a castle in Italy. The couple’s divorce took less than two weeks to settle, but was just recently finalized. We are now learning more about the
Each month, many Alabama residents feel the stress when the monthly bills are due. From making the mortgage payment to paying for the needs of a person’s children, there is a seemingly endless string of financial obligations that must be met on a limited income. It can make matters much worse when an individual is
Raising a child involves many varied expenses, some of which are expected and others that are completely unforeseen. The costs associated with child-rearing can be financially draining on families of all types and incomes, but many single parents often face a disproportionate burden if the other parent is not around or does not contribute monetarily.
Alabama residents who are going through a difficult time with their spouse understand that the relationship problems can be heavy. This is also true in divorce because individuals may feel like their work and family life are affected by the divorce process. Emotions can cause individuals to act in different ways. Some may want to
Alabama parents understand that the cost of raising a child can be very high. This is true not only for everyday expenses, but for additional expenses such as the costs of sending a child to college. While these expenses are hard enough to meet under regular circumstances, the situation can become even more complicated when
When Alabama residents are given orders to follow, many do their best to comply. This is particularly important when the order is coming down from a court which has the power to impose serious penalties on a person for failing to comply with the court order. One area where individuals find themselves in the situation
If an Alabama resident fails to comply with the law, serious penalties may follow. This can be particularly true when dealing with child support issues, where a host of penalties can await those who do not make court-ordered child support payments. A recent example of this was provided by former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield,
Many Alabama residents dream of someday hitting the lottery jackpot. Of course, for all but a select few, this is just a fantasy. For the lucky few, however, it can be life altering. Take, for example, the man who recently won the $338 Powerball jackpot. The man opted for the lump sum payout, amounting to
For many Alabama residents, logging on to Facebook has become a habit of everyday life. While most use the website to keep in touch with friends and family, the website has become increasingly used in court cases. Family law cases are no exception, as Facebook posts can affect everything from divorce cases to child support issues.