video – Answers on Avvo – DHR – Foster Parent Adoption – Support – Relocation???

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video – Answers on Avvo – DHR – Foster Parent Adoption – Support – Relocation???

Answers on Avvo – Does DHR want the Foster Parents to adopt your baby? – Gonna have to pay Child Support for a Child you never knew about? – Can one parent relocate out of state if there’s no Child Custody Order? ~ Child Custody in Alabama Answers on Avvo: https://bit.ly/378J0R9 main website: https://www.avvo.com/ ~ […]

video – Know this Term when Dealing with DHR or CPS in Child Custody!

We lawyers are bad on terminology, but DHR may be even worse. You hear terms like Safety Plan and ISP and we’re gonna go over those if we haven’t already. But today, let’s look at “protective capacity” and what that means in the context of dealing with DHR or in any #ChildCustody case. ~ Whether […]

We Don’t Joke about Child Custody…Not Even on April Fools’ Day

We thought about some kind of April Fool’s post, one of those early Google-esque posts that announces that our team is doing the last thing we’d ever do. You know the ones. But we believe words have power beyond what we know and comprehend, and we can’t even bring ourselves to make jokes about ever […]

Child Custody Devotional – All Things for the Good…

…in all things God works for the good… Romans 8:28 If you have ever dealt with #childcustody or #coparenting issues, then something has not turned out the way you planned. It is self-evident that, if possible and with all things being equal, it is more efficient and effective to raise a child as a nuclear […]

Child Custody is about Deciding Who You Are…Not What You Do

There’s a big difference between saying “I quit smoking” and “I’m not a smoker.” Especially in DHR cases, you can’t be effective in your Child Custody case by checking boxes. It’s about deciding who you are and the decisions and actions that flow out of that. ~ Are you the kind of person who is […]

(video) Separation of Powers with DHR in Child Custody

The Three Branches of Child Custody Government…

Here’s a free #ChildCustody civics lesson with citations to Alabama Law (know your sources). We call it “Separation of Powers” or “Checks and Balances.” You might find it helpful when dealing with DHR (executive branch) or the Family Courts (judicial branch), more generally: Ala.Const. Art. III, § 42 (a) The powers of the government of […]

Dealing with DHR on Child Custody issues? Declare Independence for you and your Family.

Quick Tips for Dealing with the GAL in your DHR Child Custody Case…

If you’re dealing with DHR and there is an active custody case in the Juvenile Court system, Alabama law mandates that a Guardian ad Litem, “GAL” (pronounced /jē/ • /ā/ • /el/), be appointed. For practical purposes, think of the GAL as a lawyer for the child or children involved, just like your lawyer. DO […]

Attorney-Client Privilege in Child Custody…

What is the Attorney-Client Privilege in #ChildCustody cases and where does it come from? ~ We’ve all heard that honesty is the best policy. You have to be honest with your doctor and counselors to get the treatment you need. You also have to be honest with your #ChildCustody lawyers to get the advice and […]