The Definition(s) of Child Custody (ˈchī(-ə)ld \ ˈkə-stə-dē) in Alabama…

Blog

Recent Blog Posts

The Definition(s) of Child Custody (ˈchī(-ə)ld \ ˈkə-stə-dē) in Alabama…

Committed parents and caring relatives, and even several lawyers and judges, routinely misunderstand and misapply the legal definitions of custody in Alabama. This creates a headache, at best. It can cost families and parties precious time, energy and financial resources more often. And, at worst, it can put children in danger. There are 2 different […]

5 Quick Child Custody Travel & Vacation Tips

Vacations are a welcome break from your normal routine and a great way for the kids to see the world, but vacations are not a break from your Child Custody and Visitation order as much as we’d like them to be. So, if you or Other Side don’t like the Custody and Visitation schedule laid […]

Dealing with DHR in Child Custody: Can DHR Talk to my Child at School…?

Disclaimer: The information contained herein is general in nature and may not apply to your family’s specific situation. To be informed as possible, you will need to schedule a consultation with a Child Custody attorney.  This question comes up a lot and it is extremely dependent upon the exact circumstances of your particular situation. Here […]

Can I Get an “Amen” Agreement in Child Custody?

Do you know what the word “amen” actually means? Merriam-Webster calls it “solemn ratification” and “hearty approval,” and it translates literally to “I agree.” Is that how you feel about your Child Custody, Visitation and Child Support order?  If not, you may have reached a settlement, but we wouldn’t call it an Agreement. It’s that […]

Enjoy Game Day in Child Custody…

Coach Foxtrot here. You guys ever get a pop quiz in school? Were you excited about it? How about a test you knew was coming up and fretted and fretted about it? Now imagine someone walking up to Bo Nix or Tua Tagovailoa on the street near a park and challenging them to quick flag […]

Dealing with DHR: a Child Custody Thought Experiment…

Ever listen to a true crime podcast? watch a true crime documentary or police procedural on Netflix? I thought so. How many times have you seen interrogations by investigators and thought, “why on Earth is this person speaking with the police without a lawyer?” And yet, with nothing less than their children on the line, […]

Why You Shouldn’t Hug Your Child Goodbye at the Child Custody Exchange…

Disclaimer: Ask me how many times I’ve heard testimony about parents peeling off with a child’s car door open. Ask me how many times I’ve heard about children being yanked out of one parent’s arms by the Other Side. Do you think that hug goodbye in the Foodland parking lot is really all that beneficial […]

Back to School Child Custody Tips (and Mistakes!)…

“Education is the silver bullet. Education is everything.” – Aaron Sorkin, The West Wing It’s back to school! That’s certainly an exciting time for Committed Parents, Caring Relatives and, of course, our kids themselves. For those of us Co-Parenting in a Child Custody situation, it can also raise complicated questions and present the risk of […]

4 Things Folks w/o Child Custody Problems Need to Know about Child Custody…

There are folks with Child Custody issues and folks that know and care about someone with Child Custody issues. Do you have a friend or family member in need? The answer is most likely “Yes.” We hope this article will provide helpful information to those we lovingly refer to as “Team Members,” “Stakeholders,” and or […]

Child Custody Questions & Answers on Avvo…

Answered some new questions on Avvo today. Click the picture to learn more about Child Custody or click around to find other free, general information on your legal issue…