Divorce & Family Law

Divorces present many emotional challenges for those involved. The divorce lawyers and family law attorneys at Foxtrot Family Law understand the burdens associated with such trying times. We’ve ridden that roller coaster. We understand the emotions involved and appreciate that a divorce is more than a legal proceeding and paperwork.

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Divorce Lawyers & Family Law Attorneys

Divorces involve more than child custody and child support issues. Divorces also deal with a division of the marital assets and liabilities, an allocation of the real and personal property of the marriage, and assignment of responsibilities for any and all debts. Our divorce lawyers are knowledgeable and experienced in dealing with the many financial aspects of a divorce.

We consider all aspects of your divorce case to develop the best possible solutions regarding:

  • Child custody and visitation rights
  • Child support
  • Distribution of personal property, bank accounts, stocks, and other assets
  • Division of marital debts
  • Sale or possession of the marital home
  • Spousal support and temporary support

Contact us today for a free consultation regarding your divorce case.

Filing for Divorce

Are divorce records public?

Divorce proceedings are maintained in public court records which are only sealed in extremely rare circumstances. However, the timing of the initial court filing is generally up to the filing party.

Are divorce settlements taxable?

Divorce settlements can have tax implications. It is important to have sound legal advice in negotiating divorce settlements so that any tax impacts can be considered.

Can I change the locks?

Whether you can change the locks on the marital home depends on the facts and circumstances of your case. Our experienced divorce attorneys can give you honest advice regarding the pros and cons of doing so.

Can I stay in the house?

Whether you stay in the marital home during a divorce or as a result of the divorce depends on the facts and circumstances of each case. Our experienced divorce attorneys can give you honest advice so that you can assess the pros and cons of doing so.

How Divorce Affects Children

Divorces impact children in many different ways, not all of which are obvious. Our experienced divorce attorneys understand how children are affected and can help you through the process. We also regularly work with many local professionals who are skilled at providing the help and support children need. Our passion for children is what drives us to tackle this kind of work. They are important to us. We know that they are important to you. Let’s work together for them.

How Divorce Mediation Works

Mediation is a confidential process where an independent third-party neutral assists the parties in trying to reach a compromise settlement. Divorce mediation can involve the negotiation of a compromise resolution of the many different issues in dispute in a divorce, such as property division, debt allocation, alimony, spousal support, child support, custody, and visitation.

What is Family Law?

Family law is the broad, general category of all legal matters relating to the family and includes divorce, child custody, visitation, and other domestic disputes.

Can family law decisions be appealed?

Virtually all family law decisions can be appealed. Our experienced family law attorneys can give you an honest assessment of whether an appeal of a family law decision is likely to be successful.

How much is family law mediation?

The cost of family law mediation generally depends on the mediator, the issues involved, and the length of the mediation session. Mediation may take place over more than one day or may only last a few hours. Our experienced family law attorneys can give you an estimate of the cost of family law mediation given the facts of your case.

Our knowledgeable and experienced family law attorneys and divorce lawyers regularly represent clients in Guntersville, Huntsville, Arab, Scottsboro, Decatur, Athens, and Cullman.

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