7th Apr 2020

Telephonic procedure for Chapter 7 §341 meetings beginning  April 6, 2020 – MOBILE CASES. The following is the telephonic procedure for the Mobile Chapter 7 §341 docket beginning April 6, 2020.  If for any reason a §341 meeting cannot be … more

31st Dec 2019

Semmes Law Firm - Attorney in Fairhope and Foley Alabama

The median age of marriage for men and women has gone up rapidly since the 1970s. In 1970, the median age for men was 23 and for women it was 21; by 2017, it had jumped to 29.5 and 27.4, … more

24th Dec 2019

Semmes Law Firm - Divorce and Child Custody Attorney in Fairhope and Foley Alabama

You got married, took the biggest leap of faith of your life, and did it without some ugly fight about a prenup. But, then again, maybe you thought about a prenup . . .and maybe it wouldn’t be a fight … more

16th Dec 2019

Your first holiday season post-marriage is both a challenge and an opportunity. While no doubt one of the most difficult and conflicted times of your life, this is your year to reconnect with the best parts of the season and … more

17th Sep 2019

Divorce is usually the result of a long journey through difficult times—more of a prolonged drought than a flash flood. Clients who come to us may be angry, but they are almost always exhausted with fundamentally unhealthy relationships. The decision … more

10th Sep 2019

Semmes Law Firm - Divorce and Child Custody Attorney in Fairhope and Foley Alabama

During a divorce, the motive to ensure the future well being of those you love can commingle with the motive to deprive your spouse of undue rewards. There are no last-ditch ways to secretly take assets off of the negotiating … more

3rd Sep 2019

The less amicably your divorce is likely to proceed, the more important a trusting and accountable relationship with your attorney becomes. If you and your attorney are on the same page about priorities, strategies, and appropriate behavior—and you stick to … more

26th Aug 2019

Child Custo

Divorces are incredibly challenging in and of themselves. There’s the fear of the unknown, the difficulty of forging a new routine without your spouse, the financial burden of going from a two-income household to that of a single-earner. Multiply all … more

10th Jun 2019

The way you behave now, at your most hurt and angry, unfortunately, may determine how things shake out during your divorce. Just assume that the settlement negotiated (or the court ruling) will be tailored to this person you are now … more

19th Apr 2019

Semmes Law Firm - Attorney in Fairhope and Foley Alabama

What exactly is a prenup? A prenuptial agreement, or prenup for short, is a financial agreement between the two people entering into the marriage. more