PRACTICE AREAS

Family Law

Divorce, Custody, Divorce Modification

While I always encourage my clients to find peaceful solutions to their family law matters, there are times when litigation is the only solution. If you find yourself embroiled in a contested divorce or custody dispute, it is vital that you have an experienced lawyer on your side. Navigating the family law legal system is not for the novice attorney. I have the unique perspective of a family law attorney, a family court judge, a mediator of family court cases and an individual who has personally experienced divorce. Contact me and let me assist you through this difficult time in your life.

Mediation

Family Law Matters

If you are considering filing for divorce or have custody, visitation, or child support issues, you have options.  During my years of service as a Family Court Judge, it distressed me to see people who were already suffering, go through even greater pain caused by the bitter, drawn out, and expensive legal process. Your life is on hold, your assets frozen, and your children suffering.

The court system is not equipped to adequately assist people through the difficult emotional issues they face; parents are often unable to work together following the devastating process, and for many it takes years to move past the bitterness brought on by divorce court.  In addition to those concerns, divorce cases can take as long as two years to complete and can cost tens of thousands of dollars. 

We can assist you through the legal system in a matter of weeks instead of years; and for thousands of dollars less. I will use the tools I have learned as a family judge to help you move on with your life and improve your children’s future. We can help you to find a path through the pain which accompanies divorce and custody disputes.

So whether you both agree on the terms of divorce or custody, or even in cases where you will probably never agree, call us, we can help.

Probate

The probate court has jurisdiction over a variety of personal matters. We have the experience and knowledge to help you through any of these probate matters: Will Preparation, Probating Estates, Guardianships, Conservatorships, and Adoptions. 

Adoption, Guardianship, Conservatorship,

Wills, Estates

Bankruptcy

Personal Bankruptcy, Debt Relief

The COVID CRISIS is causing devastation through every family and small business, not only in this community, but throughout the world.  Families are suffering from loss of income, distress, sickness, death, addiction, divorce, and even suicide rates have increased.  With the reduction of income, many people do not have the means to pay their debts as they did before, and government stimulus and subsidies are not enough and cannot be relied upon.  Now more than ever, people are seeking protection under the United States Bankruptcy code to keep their homes, automobiles and eliminate their debts.  As a former Court Circuit Judge I can say that the most important thing that a family or business needs during financial and emotional crisis is someone to help them make wise and sound decisions.  My clients have trusted me to help them make decisions for over 30 years. I would be honored to offer you that same time-tested advice with your bankruptcy case. I will meet with you one-on-one.  I will lead you and walk beside you throughout your entire case.  Bankruptcy is not the end. It is the beginning of a new chapter in your life, filled with financial security and happiness.

Alabama Disclaimer for Lawyers

No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

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