Frequently Asked Questions

Divorce, Mediation, Post-Divorce Modification and Contempt, Custody/Visitation, Child Support, Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements, Adoptions, Guardianships/Conservatorships, Document Drafting such as Wills, Deeds, Power-of-Attorney forms and Health Care Directives.

At this time, we are accepting cases in Mobile and Baldwin County, Alabama only.

Yes, and Ms. Herlihy is a mediator as well.

No, a case can always settle, if the parties are able to reach an agreement, up until the conclusion of the trial.

The consultation fee is $200 and it covers up to one hour of legal advice. It does not go toward the retainer fee, as it is payment for the time and advice received in the consultation itself.

Every case is different, so we are unable to quote fees without a consultation. Generally speaking, a contested divorce is more expensive than an uncontested divorce because it is considerably more time-consuming.

A common misconception is that if a case is uncontested, that both spouses have the same lawyer; however, ethical rules prevent a lawyer from representing both the Plaintiff and Defendant in a divorce. It is vital for you to seek your own independent legal counsel to look out for your best interests.