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When it comes to life events like divorce, custody, and other family law things can become contentious very quickly. That said, seeking out a team of respected and highly qualified divorce attorneys help keep the process manageable and lets you navigate the situation with more control. Our lawyers know how exhausting and difficult life events can be and will do everything in their power to allow you to focus on yourself and your family. The Rose Law Firm LLC will work hard to make sure your rights are protected and your interests are kept at the forefront. We want to make sure the ones you love most are cared for throughout the entire process, as divorce can sometimes be most difficult on your family.
At The Rose Law Firm LLC, we know that it’s important for children to have both parents active in their life. It’s important to have a divorce attorney who goes into the case with the mindset that family is pivotal, no matter what. For us, representing you through a divorce means using a strategy that ensures your family stays together wherever possible. You want a divorce attorney that will be in your corner the entire time, willing to give legal guidance or simply a comforting shoulder to lean on. Your divorce lawyer will be there for you every step of the way, not just on the date of trial in front of the judge.
How May We Help You?
If you’re looking to adopt a child, our empathetic and knowledgeable adoption attorneys can help ensure the process is quick and easy.
Our team of highly experienced divorce lawyers will guide clients through the incredibly difficult portion of life during a divorce.
If you could use assistance modifying or collecting a spousal support agreement, reach out to our Birmingham family law office for a free consultation.
At The Rose Law Firm LLC, we have many years of experience working with parents to win child support in the Birmingham area.
Do I Need a Lawyer to Go Through a Divorce?
Divorce is difficult for most people. It can be an emotionally tough time for couples, and deciding whether or not to seek legal counsel is a personal decision. However, if you have children or complex financial assets, it is advisable to consult with an attorney to ensure that your rights are protected. There are many complications that can stem from a divorce, especially if the divorce is contested. Because of this, you’ll want a dedicated law firm by your side that can help you navigate the process and protect your interests.
At The Rose Law Firm, LLC, our divorce lawyers have extensive experience handling all types of divorce cases, from simple uncontested divorces to complex asset division cases. We understand the stresses involved in a divorce, and we will work tirelessly to help you reach a fair and equitable settlement. Whether you’re still trying to decide if divorce is right for you or if you’re ready to file, we can help.
Annulment: An annulment can be a great alternative to divorce if you qualify. Let us help determine if getting your marriage annulled is the right fit for you.
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Why Choose The Rose Law Firm?
Attorney Jennifer Rose has been certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) in family law — one of only a handful of attorneys in the state to be certified. NBTA-certified family law specialists must meet demanding ethical and professional standards, pass a rigorous exam, prove the required level of experience and provide references from their peers and the judiciary.
Family law and divorce aren’t just SOMETHING we do; it’s the ONLY thing we do! That’s been our slogan since Jennifer Rose started our family law practice, and it remains our slogan for a good reason. We aren’t spreading ourselves thin trying to cash in on ambulance chasing or criminal cases. We are dedicated to being the best at what we do, and that’s protecting the rights of you and your family.
Lawyers who really do care. When a client comes to us, they are often in the midst of one of the most challenging periods of their life. We understand that and will be an empathetic ear and a shoulder to lean on when you need it most. That said, we know how important family is, so we will work hard to ensure you get the outcome you deserve.
Frequently Ask Questions
Do I Need a Family Law Attorney?
Having a lawyer represent you in a child custody or divorce case is not a requirement. However, you should know that if you don’t know the general rules and deadlines set up for your situation, the odds can end up stacked against you. Working with a lawyer can make a big difference not just in a trial but simply in preparing and filing your case.
How long does a divorce take?
The first step in a divorce is getting the opposing party served. Once the party is served, they then have thirty days to answer the complaint. If your divorce is not agreed upon from the start, it can take some time to navigate the possibility of settlement and inevitably trial. There is no standard answer for how long a divorce will take as each divorce is different. If terms are agreed upon, your divorce could be finished in a matter of a few months. If there are highly disputed issues, those two months could turn into a year or longer.
Do my children pick where they want to live?
While your children’s input will be considered, generally, the children do not decide where they will live or who will take care of them. Alabama courts are dedicated to basing parenting time on what is best for the child. If your child is mature enough to voice their preference, it can be presented in court. You’ll want to speak to your family law attorney about this before appearing before a judge.
Who determines spousal support?
Spousal support in Alabama ultimately comes down to a few important factors, including property owned by each party, the parties salary, the bank accounts of each party, the financial responsibilities of each party, how long the marriage has lasted, and more. Once the judge has taken these factors into consideration, they will determine if spousal support will be awarded. Spousal support is a complex issue that is nearly impossible to understand without the help of a seasoned family law lawyer.
What is mediation?
Mediation is a term for the process that involves both spouses and their lawyers sitting down with an unrelated third party in hopes of resolving their disputes without needing to go to court. Mediation generally lasts about one day, in which the neutral mediator helps both sides to come together and reach an agreement.
How much does a divorce cost?
It’s hard to predict what a divorce will cost. Every case is different, and there are too many factors that will ultimately affect the price, such as how contentious the divorce is, how large and complicated the estate is, and if children are involved. Depending on your needs, your divorce lawyer at The Rose Law Firm LLC will be happy to find ways to reduce the price in your divorce case.
Can a Lawyer Help Me with a Prenuptial Agreement?
When most of us hear the term “prenup,” we think of a rich couple in TV shows and films. This is by no means the standard. Marriage is one of the most emotional experiences a person will ever have, but when it comes to partnering with a person in every way, finances are no different. At the end of the day, you’re sharing your assets and your money with another person, but when that relationship changes, you may want the security of knowing your property and assets will be divided fairly in the event of a split.
That said, only a small fraction of couples sign a prenuptial agreement. Most people go into marriage confident it won’t fall apart. Statistically speaking, nearly half of all marriages in America end in divorce. It’s critical to think with a clear heart and not just your heart when it comes to planning your future. The prenuptial agreement lawyers at The Rose Law Firm LLC can help you put together a marriage agreement that lets each partner know it’s being done out of love and respect for each other.
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Should I Hire a Family Lawyer?
Choosing to enlist the help of a Birmingham family law firm means investing in yourself and your loved ones. When it comes to legal matters like child custody, divorce, or even adoption, the Birmingham family law attorneys at The Rose Law Firm LLC will be dedicated to your goals from start to finish.
Our experienced and highly skilled Birmingham family law lawyers are committed to keeping families together and bringing results for you every step. We take pride in being reliable, honest, and dedicated to your cause, whether that means giving your children the life they deserve through a custody hearing or helping draft your first will. The Rose Law Firm LLC will be there for you when you need it most. Our Birmingham law office is located .3 miles from Brother Bryan Park, .7 miles away from Underwood Park, and about 1 minute away from The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) is about 6 miles away. Call The Rose Law Firm LLC today at (205) 858-9224 for a free consultation.