Child custody issues are generally decided by the “best interest of the child” standard. But how do family law courts decide what the best interest of kids is during a divorce case? Albright Factors in Mississippi Child Custody Cases In Mississippi, there are factors called the “Albright” factors. These factors are listed below: The age, […]
I Want to Get a Divorce. What Do I Need to Know NOW?
I represent clients in both Alabama and Mississippi. In both states, if both spouses agree to get divorced and agree to the property/monetary division and any child custody issues, the divorce is relatively painless and cost-effective. In reality, this rarely happens because spouses cannot agree on all the issues that come up when trying to […]
How Does Joint Child Custody Work?
There are two types of child custody: legal and physical. Joint Legal Custody Joint legal custody gives the parties shared decision-making authority with regard to a child’s health, education and welfare. Parents who share joint legal custody must communicate about the child, including medical care, religious training, education, after-school activities and the like. Joint Physical […]