(event) “Ask me Anything” Panel w Not One More Alabama™

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(event) “Ask me Anything” Panel w Not One More Alabama™

Tuesday, June 7, 6:00 p.m., C.D.T. — We’ll update the facebook link with Zoom or proper online information when it becomes available. ~ If you or a loved one are in recovery, struggle with addiction or could benefit from actionable information about how your condition or past might affect your family, finances or even your […]

Child Custody and Co-Parenting Legal Guides on Avvo.com

Want to review tons of free, #childcustody and #coparenting information provided by Foxtrot and others? Check out our legal guides on Avvo (info only, NOT legal advice)… CLICK HERE TO REDIRECT TO STEPHEN’S LEGAL GUIDES ON AVVO.COM

Child Custody Devotional – What do you create by giving something up…?

Whatever our beliefs or principles, the liturgical calendar provides myriad opportunities to reflect and consider what we do and who we are in the broader sense, to take a step back from constantly being in survival mode and reacting to the latest event, circumstance or inclination. More practically, though, and especially during Lent, it gives […]

(video) – Identity of Reporter in DHR Child Custody Cases…?

If you or someone you know is or has been involved in a Child Custody case or investigation with DHR please watch or listen until the end. This is a great question from Avvo.com regarding the identity of a confidential reporter to DHR. The law protects well-meaning individuals from harm or liability but it also […]

Cocaine cut with Fentanyl coming to a Child Custody Case near you…

WARNING… NPR, other media outlets and Foxtrot’s own grapevine are reflecting the prevalence of powder cocaine cut with or containing enough Fentanyl to significantly increase the risk of an overdose. Fentanyl is 100x more powerful than morphine and especially dangerous when snorted. ~ Don’t do drugs or anything illegal. You risk losing time with your […]

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 […]

Foxtrot Fanmail on Representing Drug Addicts in Child Custody Cases…

We get fanmail like this from time to time. We’re grateful for any opportunity to reflect on our values at Foxtrot Family Law and how the decisions we make and actions we take reflect those values, even and especially when others don’t share them. We stand behind our clients and if it comes down to […]

It’s okay to be embarrassed, but NOT to be ashamed…

(2 ½ min read) Ever made a mistake as a parent? as a person? A big one even? What did you learn from it? What are you doing differently now that you’ve had that experience? Would you go back in time and undo that mistake? What opportunities do you have for yourself and others because […]

Appellate Court in Child Custody Case Upholds Right to Refuse DHR Drug Tests…

In a ruling just released on 10-18-2019, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals overturned a trial court’s Termination of Parental Rights of a father who “routinely refused to [drug] test,” according to DHR. The Court stated that “the failure to test does not constitute affirmative proof that [someone] is using drugs.” Id est, and make […]

Drug Testing in Child Custody Cases

Is drug use or abuse an issue in your Child Custody case? This video contains discusses some options for drug testing during and after your Child Custody case. Hope it helps. Watch on Youtube: Drug Testing in Child Custody Cases: