At Alabama Divorce & Family Lawyers, LLC, our firm believes that a divorce should not be seen as only the end of a marriage, but a divorce is a journey through which you and your spouse separate your lives to each obtain a better future. Our Birmingham family lawyers handle divorce for men and women, divorces that involve few or significant assets, and divorces that do and do not include children. Whatever your situation, we want to be sure you receive the information and guidance you need to confidently move through the Alabama divorce process.
To discuss getting a divorce in Alabama with an experienced attorney, contact Alabama Divorce & Family Lawyers, LLC. We are available via our online form or by phone at (205) 255-1155. We can also be reached through our discussion forum or self-help portal. You may ask general questions or case-specific advice through our portal, which also has an array of forms you may need to complete your divorce.
A divorce can be a complex and multi-faceted process. Prior to filing for divorce, there are a number of issues to consider. When is the right to file? How will the divorce impact your income and taxes? Did you sign a prenup that impacts what you can get in a divorce? While you can mull over these questions on your own, it is often better to speak with a divorce attorney in Pelham, AL or near your home.
Partnering with a divorce attorney can help you work the underlying issues of your divorce as efficiently as possible.
Following your initial considerations, a divorce attorney will work with you to determine whether you should expect a contested or uncontested divorce. This can guide you in determining the grounds on which you file for divorce, which could be fault-based or no-fault grounds. Many individuals in Alabama file for divorce based on no-fault, however you may wish to prove your spouse caused the marriage to fail.
When you have decided on the basis for the divorce, you or your spouse must file for divorce in a county where you both or one of you live. Filing for divorce in Alabama officially begins the process of legally dissolving your marriage. Your divorce case may take weeks or months to resolve. In highly contentious cases, it can take years. Partnering with a divorce attorney from Alabama Divorce & Family Lawyers, LLC can help you work the underlying issues of your divorce as efficiently as possible.
Additionally, a divorce lawyer can help you after your divorce should be all said and done. Following your divorce decree, problems may arise that force you to take your spouse back to court. In these situations, you should have a tenacious attorney ready to fight for your rights under Alabama law and the divorce order.