Birmingham Divorce Law Blog

Our Birmingham, Alabama blog offers news and insight on issues of Divorce. The Rose Law Firm, LLC welcomes your comments.

Keep transitions from one home to another stress-free for kids
Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 12:30 AM

One of the challenges of divorce is trying to work out a schedule for the children. This is hard on them because they have to learn how to adjust to two different homes. Both parents will have to work...

Have you thought of the advantages of a 50-50 custody agreement?
Thursday, November 1, 2018, 6:20 AM

Child and family psychologists and psychological researchers agree that children of divorce benefit when they can spend as much quality time as possible with both of their parents. However, when two parents divorce, achieving this becomes a little more...

Protecting your parenting time rights is essential
Friday, October 19, 2018, 3:20 AM

Parents who choose to raise a child separately often face numerous conflicts over sticking to their custody order. Unfortunately, some parents seem to believe that custody orders are a strong suggestion from the court, not legally binding orders. While...

Top tips for asking your spouse for a divorce
Thursday, October 4, 2018, 2:20 AM

You'll have many difficult conversations in your life, but if you find yourself asking your spouse for a divorce it'll probably move to the top of the list of challenging talks. There is nothing easy about this, even if...

How an affair can impact your divorce in Alabama
Thursday, September 20, 2018, 3:40 AM

Finding out that your spouse has been carrying on an affair is often emotionally devastating. You likely trusted your spouse until you discovered this indiscretion, and now you feel like there is no hope for rebuilding trust and saving...

You may not be responsible for malicious spending by your ex
Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 5:20 AM

Splitting up your possessions and debts from your marriage can be a contentious issue in divorce. After all, money often plays a major factor in the breakdown of marriages. Whether one of you has trouble spending money or can't...

What you need to know about dividing your home in an AL divorce
Saturday, August 18, 2018, 2:10 AM

For the average family considering divorce in Alabama, child custody and splitting up assets are the two biggest issues. When it comes to asset division, the biggest source of contention is often the marital home. After all, your house...

Child custody modifications for Alabama fathers
Monday, August 6, 2018, 9:30 PM

Many fathers in the state of Alabama feel frustrated that they do not have enough time with their child because of the current child custody set-up. Often, if biological parents have split up while the child was still very...

Ask for a prenuptial agreement without angering your partner
Monday, July 30, 2018, 8:31 PM

As you approach your wedding day, you may contemplate the many steps you can take to protect your future. For example, a prenuptial agreement can go a long way in protecting both individuals' assets in the event of a divorce....

Can you run the family business together after divorce?
Sunday, July 8, 2018, 4:20 AM

Some people in Birmingham support their families by running their own businesses. It's a great way for families to seek financial independence, but it can quickly become complicated if a marriage fails. If you are considering divorce and started...

Alabama courts won't uphold some prenuptial agreements
Friday, June 22, 2018, 6:10 AM

Prenuptial agreements, also called prenups, used to be common only among the very rich and famous. As society has changed and divorce rates have climbed, however, more people than ever before consider these documents an important protection prior to...

High asset divorces may involve one spouse hiding assets
Monday, June 11, 2018, 11:40 PM

Divorce can bring out the worst in some people. Many seem to act in a manner that is quite different from who they are most of the time. When emotions run high, poor behavior can be a consequence. Even...

Do I need a separate bedroom for all of my kids?
Thursday, May 24, 2018, 10:30 PM

When the Birmingham family courts rule on child custody matters, they take many factors into consideration when determining where the children will live. One potential factor that could influence the court's decision is the parent's living accommodations. There is no...

Divorcing near retirement may mean needing to change your plans
Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 11:50 PM

Divorce has become more common and more socially accepted in our country. More people than ever choose to end their marriage via divorce and doing so incurs significantly less social stigma than it once did. People who may have, at...

Child support modification: These tips will help
Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 10:40 PM

Are you expected to pay child support each month? Have you come to find that you're unable to comfortably make payments as the result of a major change in your life's circumstances? In the meantime, you need to do...