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A divorce is rarely easy. When children are involved, even an amicable divorce can take a turn for the worst. When property is involved, it is important to take action to ensure that your future interests are protected. Although technically a divorce is a decision made and carried out between two people, the truth is that the choice to enter into a divorce will have much wider-spread consequences.

Our firm is dedicated to guiding you through this process. We represent husbands and wives going through this challenging time. Our goal is to minimize the stress that divorce or child custody may have on you and your family. Our firm’s aim is to ensure your financial future during and after divorce.

  • Alimony
  • Visitation issues
  • Pre-nuptial agreements
  • Post-nuptial agreements
  • DHR cases
  • Divorce modifications

Divorce in Alabama

To obtain a divorce in Alabama, you or your spouse must be a resident of the state for at least six (6) months prior to filing. You can file in the county where your spouse resides, where you and your spouse lived when you separated, or in the county where you reside if your spouse is not an Alabama resident.

The state of Alabama grants no-fault and fault-based divorces. Individuals seeking a no-fault divorce must demonstrate a irretrievable breakdown of the marriage in which reconciliation attempts would be impractical or futile and not in the couple's best interests.

Other aspects of divorce include division of property. In the state of Alabama, it is within the court’s discretion to determine the division of property. This would include assets such as the family home, pension plans, real estate, stock, bonds, and family-owned businesses, as well as the division of joint debts.

Learn more about the divorce process in Alabama here.

If you are considering dissolving your marriage, the Zwiebel Law Firm, LLC can help. Let our experienced Alabama divorce lawyers guide you through the process.

Collaborative Practice in divorce

Collaborative Practice will soon be a household name in Alabama. This innovative process provides couples going through a divorce a more personalized approach to divorce. Couples desiring to write their own divorce story and minimize the harmful effects of divorce on their family are finding resolution through Collaborative Divorce Practices. With the help of a collaborative lawyer and other professionals the process of divorce can be a tool aiming toward a higher goal for each party. The gaining popularity of this process vs. traditional divorce processes proves that divorcing couples desire higher resolution of their conflicts. The goal of collaborative divorce is to come out on the other side of divorce with a relationship that benefits both parties post divorce. This special process affords the best possible scenario especially when there are children involved in the marriage. There is a community of collaborative professionals eager to assist you to a better resolution in the divorce process. Call us today to learn more about the process (205) 623-1001.

Let the Zwiebel Law Firm protect your rights

We are here to listen and discuss how Alabama law applies to your unique case. Call our Birmingham office at 205.623.1001 or contact us online to discuss your case. Or read more at our blog