Entries by Steven Harris

How Does a Judge Decide Who Gets Custody?

There are generally two types of custody in Alabama. Legal Custody is what people generally think about when they think about custody. This is usually granted to both parents, absence any history of abuse, neglect, or other such excuse. Joint legal custody means both parents are the legal custodians in the eyes of the law […]

Contested Divorces in Alabama

Marriage is essentially a contract in the eyes of the law. When both parties agree on how to terminate a contract, the process is typically quicker and smoother. Likewise, when both spouses agree on all the terms of a divorce, that is called an uncontested or no fault divorce. Just like with all contracts, however, […]