Birmingham, Alabama, has many suburbs, but Mountain Brook is one of the most picturesque communities that surround our state's largest city. Mountain Brook is a unique place, as it is comprised of three villages that together are home to almost 20,000 residents. Located in the hills south of Birmingham, Mountain Brook is bordered by nature preserves and its lush vegetation creates one of the most picturesque towns in the United States. The city's excellent school system also contributes to Mountain Brook's reputation as an excellent place to start and raise a family.
When child custody issues arise during divorce proceedings, Alabama courts have traditionally shown a preference for joint custody. However, sometimes joint custody is not a viable solution or is not in the best interests of the children, and discussions regarding temporary and legal custody ensues. Prior to the series of talks and negotiations that are a part of any custody dispute, a Mountain Brook child custody lawyer can provide guidance on how best to proceed in addition to providing you with calm and measured advocacy that will serve you well.
Fighting to maintain your family amidst the turmoil of a divorce can be a stressful and difficult undertaking, but you don't have to struggle with these issues on your own. A licensed attorney can help you ensure that you and your children's best interests are at the forefront of any discussion, and give you some peace of mind. Your lawyer will help you parse through all of the legal documents to ensure that any visitation orders are fair to all involved, and that any custody decisions are made in a judicious matter. We understand that this is a difficult and arduous process, and Eversole Lawis here to help.
Our office is located at 850 Corporate Parkway, Suite 114 in Birmingham and is a short drive from Mountain Brook. Just take US-280 East and turn right onto Meadow Brook Road. From there, turn left onto Corporate Parkway. You will see our office on the right.