Divorce lawyer in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Tuscaloosa Divorce Attorney

Divorce Lawyer in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Divorce is one of the most tremendously stressful times in a person's life. You need someone to help guide you through each phase of your divorce, from the initial petition through temporary custody and support orders to the final property settlement and divorce decree. You want an attorney who will make sure that your needs are served, someone who will stand up and make sure that your case is resolved in your best interest.

Joshua J. Swords is someone who not only advocates aggressively for his clients but who also stays on top of the latest developments in his field. Mr. Swords is well known throughout the Tuscaloosa area as an attorney who is bright, capable and fearless in the courtroom. Mr. Swords will work hard to solve issues during negotiations, but is ready to head into the courtroom if those talks break down.

Your divorce is the most important situation you are facing. You want an attorney who will sift through the legal information to find the issues that are specific to your case. Each divorce is different because each person is different. Joshua J. Swords, Attorney at Law understands that you don't want to be treated like just another case, and you won't be. We treat our clients with the utmost respect and the knowledge that when we are representing you, our reputation is at stake. We want to create a positive outcome for everyone involved, but never to your detriment.

The Alabama Family Code consists of laws and rights that need to be applied to your unique case. Mr. Swords is ready to help you make sound decisions for yourself and your children. Mr. Swords is a veteran in the courtroom and knows what information judges need in order to decide the case.

Our firm will work closely with you to gather the facts and explain your options with respect to all divorce issues:

  • Disclosure of income and assets
  • Temporary custody, support and residence orders
  • Property characterization—is an asset separate or community property?
  • Personal, real estate, household and business asset valuation as necessary
  • Enforceability of a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement
  • Division of the community property
  • Child custody and visitation
  • Child support
  • Spousal support
  • Visitation
  • Restraining orders and protective orders

While all of this may seem overwhelming at first, we are here to take the burden from you. Joshua J. Swords understands that we need to work effectively with you, and that means we will take the time to understand the specifics of your case. We have dealt with divorce and custody hearings that are resolved amicably, and we are also very familiar with cases where there is a high degree of conflict between the parties on everything from child custody issues to property divisions.

If you are in need of an advocate in your divorce, Joshua J. Swords will work with you to determine your objectives and then develop the strategies that are most likely to achieve those results through negotiation, mediation or trial. We bring the strength and reputation of our firm to your case and will work unceasingly to come to a satisfactory resolution. Contact us today so that we can get started on the next step in your life.

Contact Joshua J. Swords

Contact us now at the Law Office of Joshua J. Swords for a confidential divorce consultation.