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Alabama Child Custody Attorney

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After a divorce, custody of the children may be changed to the other parent if there is a “substantial, material and permanent change of circumstance” which affect the children. If you are the custodial parent, you should seek legal advice before dramatically changing your life.

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If child custody is an issue confronting his client, the primary concern of Attorney J. Shane Givens is the best interests of the children. The physical, mental, and financial status of the parents are all important factors in a child custody proceeding.


Laws You May Not Know About

I have had several people request that I write about “little known laws.” Here are a few that may interest you (all references made are to the Alabama Code): Anyone who maims or injures themselves to “excite sympathy or to …

Abbreviations for Criminal Charges

A few months ago, Sheriff Jeff Shaver and the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department created an extremely useful website where you can find out information regarding the Sheriff’s department. The website is located at One of the most frequently viewed …

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