Divorce & Family Law

For a family and divorce lawyer  Mobile, AL residents trust, you should turn to Briskman & Binion, P.C. We offer domestic and family law legal services to clients across Alabama. Our lawyers aggressively represent our clients involved in divorce and family-related claims and disputes.

Because of the intense, high-stakes nature of family conflict, it is generally recommended that you seek advice from a qualified family law attorney. They can help find solutions for your family and make sure that you aren’t giving up your legal rights. Our trusted family law attorneys are skilled at drafting and negotiating contracts, litigating contested matters, and counseling clients on their legal rights. We understand that family disputes are extremely personal and sensitive matters. We want to help relieve your pain and take special care to show compassion to you and your family throughout the legal process.

Divorce Lawyer

When in need of a divorce attorney, Mobile, AL residents can trust Briskman & Binion, P.C. We are committed to helping our clients with divorce proceedings. We can also provide you with a greater understanding of how you can receive fair and equal treatment during this difficult time. Family is just as important to us as it is to you. Our attorneys are aware that personal matters are emotionally taxing for all parties involved in divorce proceedings. We can guide you through the legal process and come to an agreement that will work for you and your family. We will not hesitate to try your divorce case and pursue post-judgment and even appellate remedies for you to get a fair result.

Legal disputes in Same Sex Marriage

With the changing legal landscape in Alabama concerning marriage, we believe a new type of client will be seeking family law advice and representation. This might include couples who are involved in same-sex marriages or family members who have raised child custody issues related to same-sex marriage relationships. The law in Alabama has changed due to recent federal court rulings over marriage licenses. Therefore, we believe many people will have many questions about the effect of the changes.

Other Family and Divorce Law Issues

We work with our clients to resolve issues that arise throughout marriage, including spousal abuse, legitimacy, adoption, surrogacy, custody, and child abuse.

We represent clients in all subsets of divorce law and the termination of a marital or parental relationship, including:

  • Contested Divorce
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Custody disputes
  • Child Support
  • Annulment
  • Visitation
  • Property settlements
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Alimony
  • Protection From Abuse (PFA) Orders
  • Parental Responsibility Orders
  • Paternity Petitions

The lawyers in our firm handle many unique situations regarding separation and divorce. We can begin helping you by establishing a settlement agreement. Our attorneys also provide legal representation to clients who are fighting a contested divorce.  We are also happy to provide representation during divorce mediation.

As you can see, we have the expertise to help our clients in many different situations. Our firm has an extensive resume in representing cases on appeals in divorce proceedings before the Supreme Court of Alabama.

If you’re in need of a divorce lawyer or family law attorney, the Mobile, Alabama based Law Office of Briskman & Binion, P.C. is here to help. Contact us today to discuss any family-related claims and contract disputes. We have successfully helped clients with cases involving divorce, child support, parental rights, disputes over property, child custody and grandparent visitation. Allow us to get you and your family on track to a happier life.

If you are looking for experienced and knowledgeable representation, rely on the divorce attorneys Mobile, Alabama residents count on.

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Briskman & Binion, P.C.
205 Church Street
Mobile, AL 36602-2601

Office: 251.433.7600
Fax: 251.433.4485

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 43
Mobile, Alabama 36601


Ex Parte Smith, 429 So.2d 1050 (Ala. 1983)

On appeal in the Supreme Court of Alabama, the firm was successful in obtaining a reversal of the trial court’s judgment for its client in a case involving modification of a divorce decree resulting from a dispute over real property.

Buckhalter v. Ala. Dept. of Pensions & Sec., 484 So.2d 1119 (Ala.Civ.App. 1986)

In the Court of Civil Appeals, the firm was successful in obtaining a reversal of judgment in a case involving termination of parental rights.

Ex Parte Beckham, 643 So.2d 1373 (Ala. 1994)

In the Supreme Court of Alabama, the firm was successful in obtaining a reversal of judgment of the Court of Civil Appeals for its client in a case involving child custody.

B.R.O. v. G.C.O., 646 So.2d 126 (Ala. 1994)

In the Court of Civil Appeals, the firm was successful in defending an appeal against its client in a case involving a grandmother’s petition for an award of visitation with her grandchildren.

McMillian v. State of Alabama, 2010 Ala. Crim. App. LEXIS 4

McMillan was an appeal of a conviction of domestic violence first degree. In order to sustain a conviction of domestic violence first degree the State of Alabama was required to prove that the injuries resulted from an assault with a deadly weapon. The Defendant had allegedly bitten his spouse’s eye out of its socket. As no weapon was utilized in the assault, the only “weapon” was the defendant’s teeth, a body part. As the term “deadly weapon” has been defined to exclude a body part, the Supreme Court vacated the conviction.

Woodward v. Nor-Am Chem. Co., 1996 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7372;

In the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, the firm successfully obtained a class action settlement on behalf of its client in a case involving occupational exposure to agricultural pesticides.

Johnson v. Norwest Financial Alabama, 1996 U.S. U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22319;

In US District Court, the firm was successful in upholding its client’s original verdict in a class action settlement involving life insurance.

Middleton, et al. v. Alredge, et. al, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 77352 (S.D. Miss.);

In the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, the firm successfully defended its client’s interests against plaintiff’s Motion for Class Certification in a case involving settlement against a diet drug manufacturer.