Over half of marriages in
America end in divorce. Divorce can be not only a
difficult process, but a stressful one. When
property or children are involved, the divorce process can
become very complicated.
If you are considering
divorce, this is why you shouldn't take chances with
an inexperienced lawyer. You need and deserve an attorney with real
experience in this area of the law. Someone who will
help take away some of the legal stress that is common with a
divorce, and to help you avoid a long and drawn-out court
Attorney Bill Odum is the
lawyer that will fight for your best interests. An
Honors graduate of Birmingham Law School, Bill
has the experience that you deserve when it comes to matters
of divorce and custody, whether through trial or negotiation.
How can a divorce be
In Alabama, a divorce can
be granted on either fault or no-fault grounds. Fault
typically involves adultery, desertion, cruelty or felony
conviction and confinement for two years or longer. Generally speaking, a
so-called "no fault" divorce can be obtained after a six-month
continuous separation, if there are no minor children and the
parties have entered into a written separation agreement. In
the absence of such an agreement, or if minor children are
involved, a one-year continuous separation is grounds for
What's your next step?
If you are considering a
divorce and have questions, call (877) 699-6841 today to
schedule a consultation. You may also fill
out the quick contact form at left.