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Seeking Emergency Custody In Alabama

At Empowered Family Law, P.C., we are highly empathetic toward those who are impacted by addiction. People who struggle with drugs and alcohol may jeopardize their careers and become physically or verbally abusive even when they are at home, surrounded by those who love them the most. The situation becomes even more severe when you share children with an addict. When someone has an addiction, they may be under the Read More

How Substance Abuse Can Impact Your Divorce

Strong people create strong marriages. If one person struggles, the other is there to support them. When substance abuse presents itself, the person with the addiction cannot take care of themselves, let alone their spouse. This matter compounds when the spouse (who isn’t battling addiction) fears for their safety or the well-being of their child. Although anyone who is suffering from drug or alcohol dependency Read More

Podcast: Rocket Motivation

Empowered Family Law, P.C is delighted to announce the new episode of Rocket Motivation, a podcast that inspires others to overcome life-changing events, obstacles, and adversity.  Blinded by two separate eye injuries, Ricky Trione tells his story of learning to be a blind painter, overcoming all the odds to live his best life & inspiring others. Listen to it below or watch it on Read More

An Insider’s Tips For An Uncontested Divorce

Can you go through a divorce without fighting? The simple answer is:  yes.  When you choose to dissolve your marriage, there will always be a lot of emotions tied to this decision. Although it is ok to be upset and frustrated, it is not wise to let these feelings control your divorce process. From both personal and professional perspectives, we understand how challenging that is.  Finding Your Resolution Even though Read More

Summertime Visitation Schedules

Before school lets out for the summer, it’s a good idea for divorced parents to review their court orders setting out custody and visitation. Summer visitation will likely necessitate a change in the patterns and routines of the school year. It will help you and the other parent to plan ahead for holiday visitation, as well as Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. Imagine a scenario where the mother is the primary Read More

Filing Taxes During A Divorce

You and your spouse’s lives became entangled during your marriage. Dividing your assets, debts, and working through custody issues are some obvious prerequisites for dissolving your marriage. Taxes, however, may get overlooked until it’s your time to file them. Many divorcing couples ask about whether they should file jointly or separately. The answer to that question first depends on whether your divorce has been Read More

Dividing Property During A Divorce

You’re getting a divorce. The future you had envisioned for yourself will look different than you had anticipated. That is why so many people ask about what happens to their property (and how it gets divided) during a divorce. Feeling a significant amount of anxiety or tension about this is understandable. You may have most of your money invested in your home. Most likely, you have an emotional attachment to it, Read More

Family Law Firm Seeking a Full-Time Associate

Are you a passionate attorney with litigation experience? Do you want to work with an organization where your time really matters? We are a boutique family law firm who is small enough that each member is a critical part of the team, yet established enough to offer the security and flexibility you want. Work where you know the Owner, have daily interaction with our clients, and help our rapidly growing firm. We Read More

Your Guide To A PFA (Protection From Abuse)

Everyone deserves to feel safe, especially when they are in their homes. In Alabama, a Protection From Abuse Order (PFA) is for this purpose. They are meant to safeguard you from actual or attempted violent acts from a spouse or partner that you live with. These can be any crime against you or your children. The following are examples of situations that could warrant a PFA: Assault  Child Read More

3 Considerations For Custody & Visitation In Alabama

You need reliable and trusted legal counsel if you are about to begin (or are in the middle of) the divorce process. Though you and your former spouse are dissolving your marriage, your roles as parents will continue forever. At Empowered Family Law, we always work towards you being able to spend quality time with your children. Call Empowered Family Law today at (251) 277-2885 to book your consultation.  (1) Joint Read More