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  • Court Reverses Case Alimony was insufficient for Wife's  Standard of Living
    Court Reverses Case Alimony was insufficient for Wife's Standard of Living

    Divorce cases are never easy. Especially when parties have been married for more than 20 years and have spent the better part of the marriage building a life and acquiring assets. This is a good case ...

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  • COURT OF CIVIL APPEAL DENIES COMMON LAW MARRIAGE
    COURT OF CIVIL APPEAL DENIES COMMON LAW MARRIAGE

    In the case of Ex parte Enriquez , this is a case in which the Wife claimed they were common law married. The parties were married and originally divorced in 2006. The Wife in 2014 filed a Rule 60(b) ...

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  • Divorce Judgment Dismissed
    Divorce Judgment Dismissed

    As in many cases one party may file a complaint and the defendant does not file an answer within 30 days. If the defendant does not file an answer in time, the plaintiff will file for a default ...

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  • Post-nuptial Agreement Invalid
    Post-nuptial Agreement Invalid

    In the case of Treadway v. Treadway , this is a divorce case in which it has all of the elements of a bad marital arrangement and post-nuptial agreement. There were four issues before the appellate ...

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  • CHILD SUPPORT MODIFICATION IN MADISON COUNTY, ALABAMA
    CHILD SUPPORT MODIFICATION IN MADISON COUNTY, ALABAMA

    In the case of Seibert v. Fields , a child support case arising out of Madison County, Alabama. When the parties divorced in 2014, the former wife was awarded half of the parties’ joint bank accounts, ...

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  • TRIAL COURT ERRS IN DIVIDING PROPERTY DURING DIVORCE IN ALABAMA
    TRIAL COURT ERRS IN DIVIDING PROPERTY DURING DIVORCE IN ALABAMA

    If you have a lot of assets, divorce cases can become very difficult. Between property division and alimony, it can be hard for the court to assess who should get what. Mediation has grown in ...

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