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Birmingham Law Blog
Does Alabama Recognize Common Law Marriage?
The answer to that questions is yes and no. In 2016, the Alabama Legislature passed a law banning the recognition of new common law marriage. Since January 1, 2017, couples who seek marriage can no longer hold themselves out to the public as husband and wife. They must legally get married. Since 2017, couples seeking marriage must take a few steps to become legally married. The steps are as…Read More
How is Alimony Determined in Alabama?
In Alabama alimony is discretionary. This means that the presiding judge over a divorce case will decide whether a spouse should be awarded alimony and how much alimony that spouse will be awarded. As a rule of thumb, long marriages are a more likely candidate for an alimony determination. However, this is not always the case. Instead, the court will take other factors into consideration. The factors are not…Read More
5 Ways a Protection From Abuse Order (PFA) Against You Can Impact Your Life
A PFA may require you to move out of a shared apartment or home. You may need to find a new place to live very quickly. The order could require you to stay away from your children. It could grant your accuser full physical custody of your children and require you to pay child support. The order can require you to let your accuser keep a shared vehicle or…Read More
PROTECTION FROM ABUSE ORDERS (PFAs)
Divorces and child custody cases can involve accusations of domestic violence. Alabama’s Protection from Abuse Act (Alabama Code § 30-5-1 et seq.) allows a victim of domestic abuse to file a petition with the court requesting protection from the alleged abuser. A PFA is granted ex parte, meaning that the alleged abuser will not be notified about the petition until a PFA has been entered by the court. DEFINING DOMESTIC ABUSE…Read More