Blog Posts in 2015

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  • Which State Has Jurisdiction Over the Child?
    Which State Has Jurisdiction Over the Child?

    Often receive calls where one parent has moved to Alabama from another state. Sometimes the parties were divorced in another state. The question becomes in which state do I file divorce or which state ...

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  • $682,000 Breach of Contract Reversed Due to Arbitration
    $682,000 Breach of Contract Reversed Due to Arbitration

    This is a breach of contract case from Butler County, Alabama, Chen v. Russell Realty, LLC . Chen, held a monetary interest in an Asian restaurant, entered into a 10-year lease with Russell Realty and ...

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  • Father Convicted of Rape is Entitled to Visitation with Children
    Father Convicted of Rape is Entitled to Visitation with Children

    This is a post-divorce modification case from Marshall County, Alabama. Visitation cases are always hard on all members of the family and generally turn on the facts of the situation. Visitation cases ...

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  • No Punitive Damages for Children Taken Without a Search Warrant
    No Punitive Damages for Children Taken Without a Search Warrant

    There are some basic truths in the world of law and legal issues. First, the wheels of justice turn slow, but they do turn. Second, is that DHR and similar agencies around the country have a hard job. ...

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  • Court Rules that Irrevocable Trust is a Marital Asset
    Court Rules that Irrevocable Trust is a Marital Asset

    This week the discussion will follow up from last week, when we discussed that a wife that had given real estate property to family members so it wouldn’t be considered part of a marital estate. This ...

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  • Wife Appeals Award of Child Custody and Husband ask for Child Support
    Wife Appeals Award of Child Custody and Husband ask for Child Support

    The husband and wife married in 2006 and had a child together in 2007, in the case of Batchelor v. Batechlor . In 2010, the husband became aware that the wife was having an affair with a ormer ...

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