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Restraining Order and Child Custody Obtained in AL Family Law Case

Recently, a woman in Alabama began experiencing domestic issues when her husband – with whom she shared a child – began stalking her. His actions caused her to fear for the safety of herself and her child, so she reached out to Alabama Divorce & Family Lawyers, LLC to learn more about her options.

After discussing her options under Alabama’s divorce laws, attorney Steven Eversole was able to obtain a restraining order on the client’s behalf. As such, the husband could not have contact with her or the child. Eventually, the couple divorced and custody of the child was awarded to attorney Eversole’s client. The father was only allowed supervised visitation.

In addition, during divorce proceedings, it was discovered the husband suffered from various mental health issues. He was prescribed medication, and months later was able to begin having unsupervised visitation with his and the client’s child.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

Permanent Restraining Order Obtained in Alabama Divorce Case

After her husband grew increasingly abusive towards her, with the abuse coming to a dangerous point during which she was held at gunpoint, an Alabama woman – who owned a vast amount of assets with her husband – reached out to an attorney at Alabama Divorce & Family Lawyers, LLC for help.

Attorney Steven Eversole filed an ex parte emergency motion, which resulted in the husband being placed in the county jail pending a hearing before the court. The final order resulted in the client being awarded the marital home and a healthy division of the remaining marital assets. The husband was ordered to stay away from the wife through a permanent restraining order.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

Custody Changed Post-Divorce for Alabama Couple

After a divorce in an Alabama court, a formerly married couple entered into a custody agreement in which husband agreed wife and the children could relocate out-of-state. Under this agreement, the husband was awarded liberal visitation. After some time, the wife decided to go to a court out-of-state to file a petition to modify visitation. This is what brought the husband to Alabama Divorce & Family Lawyers, LLC.

Attorney Steven Eversole filed a new petition in the Alabama courts to prevent the client’s ex from modifying the original settlement agreement, and convinced the court that it was in the best interests of the children to live with the client. The court entered an order in which custody was modified to the client, and the mother was ordered to pay husband child support and his attorney fees.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

Alimony Ordered in Alabama Divorce Case

Following a lengthy marriage, a husband and wife in Alabama decided to file for divorce. During the marriage, the wife suffered a disability that only worsened after her divorce was finalized. As such, she had to draw from her disability and government benefits to get by. However, this was not enough to sustain her basic living needs, so she reached out to Alabama Divorce & Family Lawyers, LLC to learn more about her options.

Attorney Steven Eversole filed an alimony modification petition with the court, alleging that a material change of circumstances occurred, and asked that the client’s ex pay additional alimony. This petition was successful, and the client’s ex was ordered to pay appropriate alimony to help care for the wife post-divorce.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

Child Support Ordered in Alabama Divorce Case

After a mother and father decided to divorce in Alabama, the father was ordered to pay child support and other expenses related to their child. When the father became past-due in paying these costs, the mother reached out to a child support attorney at Alabama Divorce & Family Lawyers, LLC for help.

Attorney Steven Eversole filed a petition for rule nisi, and successfully obtained an order in which the father was ordered to reimburse the client for his share of the extracurricular and school expenses, as well as an award of past due child support plus interest. Additionally, the father was ordered to pay the client’s attorney fees for being in contempt of court and failing to show cause why he shouldn’t be held in contempt.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

Paternity Established and Child Support Ordered in Alabama Family Law Case

When a young woman and her longtime boyfriend found out they were expecting a child and the relationship ended abruptly, she was unsure of where to turn. Her ex left her to pay prenatal and post-natal care, hospital and birth expenses, and formula and diaper costs for the child on her own. Following the birth of the baby, attorney Steven Eversole filed a petition to establish paternity, custody, and child support.

Alabama Divorce & Family Lawyers, LLC was successful in obtaining an order where the court stated that the boyfriend needed to reimburse the client for a portion of prenatal and postnatal costs, as well as expenses related to the birth of the child. In addition, the court also entered an order adjudicating paternity to the boyfriend. This resulted in an order of child support to our client.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

Child Support Modification Obtained for AL Man

When an Alabama man’s income decreased drastically and he was unable to keep up with large alimony and child support payments, he reached out to Alabama Divorce & Family Lawyers, LLC for help. Attorney Steven Eversole quickly got to work on the case and filed a petition to modify child support and terminate alimony in Birmingham, Alabama’s Jefferson County Circuit Court.

Attorney Eversole was successful in getting the court to enter an order in which alimony was terminated, and the client’s child support was reduced in accordance with the guidelines. He also negotiated a reduced amount on behalf of the client on past-due child support with the opposing party.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

Emergency Relief Obtained in AL Domestic Abuse Case

When a new marriage turned abusive and an Alabama wife felt she had nowhere to turn, she reached out to Alabama Divorce & Family Lawyers, LLC for help. A full-time college student with limited funds from the husband, she was concerned about her options, but attorney Steven Eversole assisted her in filing for divorce and emergency relief.

Due to attorney Eversole’s quick involvement in the case, the client was able to obtain an ex parte order in which the husband was immediately evicted from the home. This order serves as a restraining order that keeps the client’s ex away from her, out of the marital home, and away from her business. Within a few days of being served this order, the court held a hearing during which the client was awarded temporary possession of the marital home, and the husband was ordered to pay spousal support in addition to paying the marital debts.

Upon completion of the case, the wife was awarded the possession of the home and rehabilitative alimony. She was able to finish her college degree and become self-supporting.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

Substantial Support Sum Ordered in AL Child Support Case

After a divorce in Alabama, a woman was awarded custody of her children in addition to child support. When her ex stopped paying the ordered support shortly after their split, and several failed attempts to enforce the order, she turned to an Alabama child support lawyer at Alabama Divorce & Family Lawyers, LLC for help.

Attorney Steven Eversole immediately got to work on behalf of the client and filed a petition for rule nisi, which is a contempt petition asking the court for past-due support, plus interest and all attorney fees and court costs.

After a contentious child support arrears hearing, the client was awarded a full award of child support and interest, attorney fees, and court costs. The court ordered the husband to pay a substantial lump sum of support within 90 days, and an income withholding order was served on the husband’s employer. The court also ordered the other party to pay our client’s attorney’s fees.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

Custody Change Obtained in Alabama Family Law Matter

After divorcing her husband in Shelby County, an Alabama woman began seeing a man who lived out-of-state. During a visit with this new partner, the woman decided she didn’t want to return to Alabama, essentially abandoning the children she shared with her ex. As such, her ex came to Alabama Divorce & Family Lawyers, LLC for help with his child custody case.

Attorney Steven Eversole helped the client file an ex parte petition for full custody of his young children. Within a week, attorney Eversole and the client were in court for a custody hearing. In arguing on behalf of the father, and applying the McClendon Standard (which is a hard burden to meet for parents challenging a custody determination or seeking to modify custody after an original divorce order), the court awarded the client full custody of his children.

The mother was granted out-of-state visitation, which typically includes a few weeks over the summer and alternating Christmas breaks.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

Adoption Successful for Alabama Couple

After a couple in Alabama decided to divorce, and the wife moved across the state, the court in Shelby County ordered a standard custody and visitation agreement. Over time, visitation between the mother and daughter diminished so much the mother was no longer visiting the daughter per the divorce custody order. This was when the father enlisted the help of an adoption attorney at Alabama Divorce & Family Lawyers, LLC.

The father had remarried, and his new wife wished to adopt his daughter. Attorney Steven Eversole filed a petition for adoption, and after a court hearing, the adoption was approved.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

Consent Adoption Successful for Alabama Family

When a mother came to Alabama Divorce & Family Lawyers, LLC seeking help with an adoption, adoption attorney Steven Eversole immediately got to work on the case. The client, whose daughter was 9-years-old, was raised by her stepfather from the age of 3 years. As such, the stepfather wanted to adopt the child. The client attempted to contact her child’s biological father multiple times over the years, but had no luck. As such, the stepfather adopted the 9-year-old through a consent adoption.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.