Alabama’s Grandparent Visitation Statutes…

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Alabama’s Grandparent Visitation Statutes…

Have you ever read Alabama’s Grandparent Visitation laws? It’s a complicated issue because the Court will not only consider the best interests of the child but will also consider the fundamental constitutional rights of parents, even if parents are refusing any contact or visits with grandparents. The code itself is pretty complicated but you can […]

Grandmother asks “Is this Legal?” in Child Custody on Avvo.com

Okay Grandmothers, grandfathers, grandparents, aunts, uncles and all Caring Relatives…once you have been court-order some kind of #ChildCustody or Visitation Rights you are now entitled to substantive due process and procedural due process and have a right to your day in court about these issues. A Grandmother asked on https://www.avvo.com/ whether “it was legal” for […]

Gift-Giving in Child Custody – Part 1: Child Support

What do you do when you want to give your children gifts at the holidays but you owe Child Support? Can I give a gift or is that going to come back and bite me? There’s a couple of different fundamental things at play here… First, you either owe more or less than $1,000 in […]

Want a fair Child Custody fight with DHR? Know this Rule…

Three of the Most Frequently Asked Questions in Child Custody…

I am confident, in fact I’m sure, that I am not the first one to write such a list. In fact I’ll include links at the bottom to other such lists.  When can my child have to be to choose which parent he or she wants to live with?  – – Short Answer: Never.  – […]

WAAY 31 Law Call Recap, Part 1

I am grateful that my good friend, Tommy Siniard, and his team at Siniard Timberlake & League trusted our expertise enough to have me as a guest on a recent episode of the Law Call on WAAY TV 31 here in the Tennessee Valley. This post is a chance to recap the issues and questions […]