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~We are a full service Birmingham Divorce and Family Law Firm available to meet your legal needs. Our Slogan , "Divorce and Family Law isn't just SOMETHING we do, it's the only thing we do", sums up who we are, divorce and family law attorneys, 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Please read below for a quick description of what services we provide. For further information on any type of case, contact our downtown Birmingham law office at (205) 323-1124 or email us for further assistance.~

FAMILY LAW

One of the most important things in this world is family, but sometimes, family situations don't always turn out like we thought they would.  When dealing with a family situation, the most important thing is to have someone you can trust.  As an Alabama Family Law attorney, I realize how hard these times can be.  I treat every case with the attention and compassion that it deserves realizing that as my client, you are going through one of the most difficult times in your life.  Our firm can represent you in many areas including divorce, spousal support, child custody, child support modifications, adoptions, annulments, and pre-nuptial agreements.  Put your faith in an attorney who cares.  Call today to have your case evaluated by a caring and compassionate Birmingham Alabama Family Law Attorney who understands the difficult time you are going through.



ALABAMA DIVORCE

Divorce is difficult enough, making a decision about hiring an Alabama divorce attorney should not add to this stress. During this difficult time, you need a divorce attorney who is understanding and compassionate yet able to fight for your rights.  A caring attorney can meet your legal needs and also help you through the process so that you can make the many important decisions you are about to face-- decisions which will have a long-lasting effect on you, your spouse, and your children.  As an Alabama divorce attorney I have helped clients successfully navigate the divorce process and have established a reputation as an assertive advocate in court and in negotiations.  I am here to not only help to explain your rights and your options but also to help you make sound decisions.  When you are going through a divorce, you need a divorce attorney with experience and a reputation for success.

The key to our record of success is preparation.  At The Rose Law Firm, we prepare each divorce case for trial, as we have found that preparation is the key to not only success in the courtroom but success in negotiating a settlement without the necessity of trial.  While we are always prepared to fight agressively in trial, we also explore all alternative and less costly dispute resolution options, such as negotiation and mediation.  We have established good relationships with area professionals, including CPAs, mental health professionals, health care professionals, social workers, real estate agents, financial planners, private investigators and child custody evaluators that can be great resources for our clients and their cases. If you have an Alabama divorce case, you need a divorce attorney with the experience to fight for you.  At The Rose Law Firm, we fight for your rights and for what you deserve.  Take stress and confusion out of the equation by calling (205) 323-1124Click here to see detailed costs for a divorce in Alabama through our firm.

ALABAMA DIVORCE MODIFICATION

Sometimes once a divorce is over with, it needs to be modified as with life, things can change and the terms of a divorce can need to change to reflect those changes.  At The Rose Law Firm, we understand that a Divorce Modification can be just as stressful as the original divorce.  If you feel that you might need a divorce modification, feel free to contact us.  We will evaluate your case and give you our honest straightforward opinion about your options.  Whether you need to modify the terms of child custody, child support, or alimony, we are here for you. 

ANNULMENT

An annulment treats the marriage as if it never happened; however, unlike a divorce, there are certain criteria that must be met in order to seek an annulment.  Some of the factors in determining whether you can seek an annulment  are fraud, misrepresentation prior to the marriage, refusal or inability to consumate the marriage, and/or concealment of an addiction to name a few.Some people believe that annulments will be available only if they have been married for a short time; however, the duration of a marriage is not a factor in the determination of whether an annulment is available  Even if you have been married for a while, you may still be eligible for an annulment if even one of the numerous elements for an annulment is met.    If you feel you might be eligible for an annulment, call The Rose Law Firm today for your free consultation to discuss your options. 

CHILD CUSTODY

An Alabama Child Custody case is one of the most difficult cases due to the very nature of the case.  At The Rose Law Firm, we understand the stress associated with this type of case.  We also know the law and the steps that must be taken.  Don't trust your Alabama Child Custody case to someone unfamiliar with the process.  You deserve experience whether you are fighting for custody or fighting to prevent custody from being taken away from you.  Our firm can evaluate your case, giving you an honest straightforward opinion about your chances of success.  We have a full staff dedicated to assisting you and close relationships with custody evaluators, psychiatrists, and private investigators to help you win your child custody battle. 

ALABAMA CHILD SUPPORT

Whether you need to begin receiving child support or modify support you are already receiving or paying, we can help you get through this confusing process.   As an Alabama Child Support attorney, our firm can assist you through the entire process from documentation to trial.  If you feel that you might have an Alabama Child Support issue that you need to speak to an attorney about, feel free to call us at (205) 323-1124 or email us to set up your free no obligation consultation.  We look forward to assisting you.

ALABAMA ADOPTION

At The Rose Law Firm, we have handled numerous adoptions and understand how confusing an adoption can be.  An adoption requires a large amount of paperwork as well as an attorney that knows exactly what to file to get the process completed.  Don't waste time hiring an attorney who is not familiar with the process of adoptions as  this will just make the process longer and more frustrating.  Call today (205) 323-1124 or email me to discuss your adoption options and let me help you cut through the red tape.

ALIMONY AND SPOUSAL SUPPORT

Spousal support or alimony is often awarded in cases where one spouse has put his or her education or career on hold in order to raise the parties' children while the other climbed the career ladder and achieved a higher income. It is used to keep the spouse living the lifestyle they had been prior to going through a divorce.  The amount and duration of alimony depends on several factors, including:

  • The length of the marriage;
  • The age and the health of each spouse;
  • The ability of each spouse to be self-supporting;
  • The cause of the breakdown of the marriage;
  • The income of the primary breadwinner; and
  • Standard of living during the marriage.

If you have questions about alimony or spousal support, feel free to call us 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week or email to set up your free no obligation consultation.

PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS

It is a common misconception that only the wealthy need a prenuptial agreement.  There are, however, many other circumstances that call for an agreement in writing prior to a marriage.  If you have children prior to the marriage, expect to acquire money or proprty in the near future, have a future successful business, own real estate, or are expecting any kind of financial windfall, you could benefit from a prenuptial agreement.  With the protection of a prenuptial agreement, you can control where your property goes and avoid having a judge or court determine how your property may be separated or diivided.  Obtaining a prenuptial agreement does not mean that you are contemplating divorce.  It merely means that you are being smart about your future.  Call or email us today to discuss your options.

WILLS

A lot of people don't like thinking about making a will; however, if you have family or friends that you want to be taken care of after your death, it is a necessary thought.  When you spend your life thinking about work and your family, it can be tough to properly plan for your wishes after death.  If you don't take the time to make a will, your family will be forced to deal with a messy and lengthier probate process.  The amount of your assets is not relevant.  If you have a smaller estate, you have all the more reason to protect it properly for your heirs.  If you own a home, life insurance, stocks, savings accounts, retirement funds, and any other kind of property, you need a will.  At The Rose Law Firm we can help you put your wishes in writing so that the state doesn't have a chance to decide what you would have wanted.  You worked too hard during your life to leave it in their hands.  Have us prepare your will today and take control of the things that are most important to you.  Call or email us today to have your will prepared by an experienced Birmingham Lawyer!

The Rose Law Firm, LLC 
811 20th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35205
 Office:  (205) 323-1124



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The Birmingham Alabama Divorce Attorneys at the office of The Rose Law Firm, LLC provides quality legal counsel in Alabama divorce and family law, Alabama adoptions, Alabama Child custody, Alabama guardianship, Alabama wills, Alabama estate planning, Alabama child support, Alabama paternity, and Birmingham Alabama divorce modifications.  We represent clients in Birmingham and Jefferson county along with it's surrounding areas including Shelby County, Chilton County, Pelham, Columbiana, Alabaster, Helena, Montevallo, Mountain View,Calera, Chelsea, Harpersville, Forstdale, Fultondale, Vincent, Hoover, Inverness, Indian Springs, Clanton, Jemison, Pell City, Leeds, Moody, Trussville, Vestavia Hills, Gardendale, Bessemer, and Adamsville.

  

The following language is required pursuant to Rule 7.2, Alabama Rules of Professional Conduct. No representation is made that the quality of legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers. This web site is designed for general information only. The information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice nor the formation of a lawyer/client relationship.

Copyright 2007 Jennifer Rose, Attorney at Law