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If you’d like to learn more about Alabama divorce laws, you will find more information, links and resources below. Keep in mind that this list is not meant to be exhaustive, but it will provide you with several options for your own further research. Alternatively, you might simply consult with an Alabama attorney specializing in divorce law.

Alabama Divorce Resources:

Alabama Domestic Violence Crisis and Support Resources:Contact information for Alabama domestic violence shelters, crisis centers, safe houses, and violence prevention programs. The site offers links to Alabama Resources for legal aid, legal forms, Alabama attorney general, law enforcement, child abuse, child support, social services, finding a lawyer, finding a counselor, and more. 

Alabama Directory of Divorce Mediation & Mediators:This is a directory of mediators and arbitrators in Alabama who are available to help for family law issues both within and without the court system. Alternative dispute resolution is the blanket term for the type of service that  these professionals provide; it is the “alternative” to litigation in court.

Alabama Child Support Enforcement Division:This website, operated by the Alabama Department of Human Resources, provides information for families seeking to obtain and/or enforce orders for child support in accordance with court orders. In addition to guidelines, payment information and calculators, and legal rights information, the site also contains links to the Alabama Child Support Association, the Administrative Office of the Courts, and contact information for other agencies and organizations that can help with this process.

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The Divorce Process: From Separation to Final Judgment
Ending a Marriage or Taking a Break
Effect of Premarital Agreements on Divorce
Effect of Divorce on Taxes
Effect of Divorce on Estate Planning/Wills 

Alabama Family Law Statutes:

Alabama Legal Separation:  30-2-40

Alabama Divorce:
Grounds/Fault – No-Fault: 30-2-1, 30-2-2
Residency/Where to File: 30-2-4, 30-2-5
Simplified Divorce: 30-2-8; AL Rules of CivPro: Rule 4, 43(a), 53, 55
Divorce Mediation: 6-6-20 

Alabama Divorce and Finances:
Property Division/Debts: 30-4-1, 30-4-5
Spousal Support: 30-2-51, 30-2-52, 30-2-55

Alabama Divorce and Children:
Child Custody: 30-3-150, 30-3-152
Child Support: 30-3-155

Alabama Divorce/Child Support/Child Custody Lawyers:

Find an experienced Alabama Divorce Attorney at
Find an experienced Child Support Lawyer or Custody Lawyer at
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How a Family Lawyer Can Help

Alabama Online Divorce Services: – An online documentation service that helps users file for divorce. – Offers an affordable way to file for uncontested divorces online.

Alabama Divorce Laws: Click below to find the Alabama Divorce laws you’re looking for: 

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