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How Are Child Support and Alimony Calculated in Alabama?

Divorce brings many life changes, but some of the hardest are financial. Most couples’ major concern, after the custody of their children, is what financial changes the divorce will bring. Since it is different for each family and situation, today we are looking at how child support and alimony are calculated in Alabama. Child support is money paid from one parent to the other to be used for the care of their Read More

The Essential Information You Should Be Gathering Before Filing For Divorce

An essential part of the divorce process involves gathering records of your financial and medical life during your marriage. This allows the Judge and the attorneys of both sides to understand the financial situation of both spouses. Receiving that information accurately is essential to calculating alimony and child support. Gathering all of this information is essential even if you are lucky enough to be choosing Read More

How to Begin Adjusting to Life After Divorce

Life after divorce is a major adjustment. That does not mean that it is a negative change: we find that most people end up happier, healthier, and more fulfilled on the other side of a divorce. That place of peace and healing is where Empowered Family Law, PC wants to help you get to with as little stress as possible. When our clients are beginning to look at life at divorce, there are three subjects we often get Read More

I Don’t Want My Divorce to Go to Trial. What Are My Options?

Divorces are emotionally draining for everyone, but they are also often expensive and lengthy. We hear from plenty of people who need to get a divorce but don’t want to go to a family court and undergo an entire divorce trial. They want to know if there are other options available to them. At Empowered Family Law, PC, we applaud this attitude. The best option available to couples is mediation. When a divorcing Read More

How Does Holiday Visitation Actually Work?

In Mobile, March or April will be the time for your child’s Spring Break. That means it is time to think about holiday visitation again. Although most parents tend to think about it over Christmas and New Year’s, holiday visitation happens throughout the entire year. Many parents have questions about what their order means and how this interplays with the other parent’s regular visitation.  At Empowered Family Law, Read More

What Can You Do If Addiction is Affecting Your Marriage?

This year, the Mobile Lawyer Wellness Committee is participating in Dry January. Almost everyone has had some sort of experience with substance abuse, whether personally or through their friends and family. Dry January is a way for us to make time individually to take stock of our own lives and how alcohol affects us. At Empowered Family Law, we know this issue may be close to your heart. More than twenty-four Read More