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Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce

With every divorce case there are a few core issues that have to be addressed in order to finalize the divorce agreement. At the center of every divorce both parties must resolve four main issues ...
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How is Spousal Support Determined?

Are you wondering how spousal support works in Alabama? If you are considering filing for divorce, then finances have most certainly crossed your mind. It is scary to go from two incomes to just one, ...
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Divorce Settlements Containing an Agreement to Later Agree Can be Unenforceable

Walker v. Walker, Court of Civil Appeals of Alabama November 1, 2013 This Alabama Divorce action settled on the day it was set for trial before the DeKalb County Circuit Court. The settlement ...
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Decide Whether or Not You Want an Alabama Divorce Attorney Before You Sign any Settlement Agreement

Ex parte Norma Phillips Mealing (In re: Norma Phillips Mealing v. Eugene Mealing, Jr.) Ala. Court of Civil Appeals October 25, 2013 The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals unanimously upheld a divorce ...
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The Divorce Test

Do you want to test to see if your marriage is on the right track? Many times as couples go through life they forget to do a diagnostic check to see how healthy their marriage is. Just like you would ...
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Why Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Should Get a Prenup

News of their new engagement is all over the media tabloids. Reality show star Kim Kardashian is engaged to the musical Kanye West. Whenever couples take on the journey to becoming one, they hope that ...
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The Number of Divorces Go Up as the Economy Improves

In the last few years in the slump of the recession, many couples were forced to stay together because divorce was too expensive. Divorce is not cheap these days and if you are having trouble making ...
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What is Uncontested Divorce?

First off, there are two types of divorce : uncontested and contested. Once you and your spouse decide that you want to file for dissolution of marriage, you must discuss the core issues that must be ...
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Divorce Do's and Don'ts

Everyone knows that the divorce process is not a walk in the park for most people. Divorce can be a very emotionally trying time for everyone involved and you may find yourself thinking or saying ...
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How to Break the News of Divorce to Your Kids

Are you and your spouse considering filing for divorce ? Are you unsure of when and how to tell your children? Talking to kids about divorce is never easy, but it is an important conversation to have. ...
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How is Property Divided in a Divorce in Alabama?

When it comes to filing for divorce, one of the most contentious issues can be the division of property. If the divorcing couple has a substantial amount of assets including pensions, rental ...
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Will I Lose Custody of My Kids in the Divorce

One major fear for parents as they file for divorce is the small possibility of losing their children. If you fear that the court will take your children from you and your spouse will be awarded full ...
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Welcome to the new Blog of Stephen F. Thompson, Jr., Attorney at Law!

If you are interested in learning more about divorce or another family law matter, our team has assembled a blog for your convenience! The purpose of this blog is to provide relevant information to ...
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