Auburn/Opelika Divorce & Family Law Attorneys
Compassionate and effective advocates
Whether you are anticipating the joys of adoption or experiencing the pain of marital conflict, the attorneys at Alsobrook & Agricola in Opelika create effective solutions tailored to your specific needs. We are committed to protecting and preserving the rights of individuals and families in Auburn and surrounding communities in matters involving divorce, adoption, paternity, domestic violence and other family law matters.
Lee County Divorce Lawyers
Alabama has several no-fault grounds for divorce, such as incompatibility, so that obtaining a dissolution of the marriage is not a difficult matter. However, there are many issues to be decided when granting a divorce decree that will affect the parties for years to come. These matters include child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, and the equitable distribution of marital assets, including the family home. If any of these matters are contested, it is up to the judge to rule on how they will be dealt with, based on the evidence and arguments presented by the parties through their attorneys.
Our divorce attorneys work to resolve any contested issues through family mediation and negotiations to craft a solution that is mutually satisfactory and will work in the long-term without the need to go to court for enforcement. If litigation is necessary to achieve a suitable result, we utilize our courtroom skills to deliver a persuasive, effective case to the judge. We also help parties to obtain a post-divorce modification when changed circumstances warrant a change in the custody or support arrangement.
Adoption Matters in Macon, Lee and Surrounding Areas
One of the most gratifying roles for a family law attorney is helping families grow and come together through the adoption process. But the process is not always simple and not always without controversy. Vesting parental rights in new parents may require the termination of parental rights in the biological parents, which can involve complicated legal proceedings. Our attorneys help with private placement and international adoptions, agency adoptions and stepparent adoptions, handling the complex legal procedures and frustrating red tape so you can focus on welcoming and bonding with your new family member.
Paternity and the Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Fathers
A child’s biological or legal father has the legal obligation to provide financial support and may also have the legal right to custody or visitation as well. When questions surround a child’s legal parentage, they often surface in the midst of a divorce, child custody dispute or child support determination. Our lawyers provide strong, effective advocacy to protect our clients’ rights and look out for their best interests in any paternity proceeding.
Alabama Domestic Violence Law
Domestic violence includes not only actual physical abuse but also emotional abuse and threats of violence directed at a member of the family and committed by a spouse or boyfriend/girlfriend. We can help stop or prevent abuse with Protection from Abuse (PFA) orders and Temporary Restraining Orders (TROs), which can be used to keep a harasser or abuser away from you and your children. As experienced family law and criminal defense lawyers, we also understand the rights of the accused and how allegations of domestic violence can impact a divorce in areas such as child custody, the payment of support, and even the division of property, including who gets to keep the family home.
Caring and Confident Alabama Family Law Attorneys
Whatever family law matters you are facing, at Alsobrook & Agricola you will find a sympathetic ear and competent advice from skilled and knowledgeable Alabama family law attorneys. In Opelika/Auburn and surrounding communities, contact our office at 334.737.3718 or contact us online for a free, confidential consultation regarding your divorce, adoption or other family law matter.