Birmingham Fathers’ Rights Attorney

Serving Clients in Birmingham, Shelby County, and throughout Alabama

While the doctrine that favored granting mothers primary child custody rights—particularly of young children—in divorce is no longer law, even the most dedicated fathers may face an uphill battle when seeking primary custody or fair visitation rights.

The Birmingham fathers rights attorneys at Jonathan W. Gathings & Associates are committed to protecting the interests of children in a divorce, and we understand the unique challenges faced by divorcing fathers. If you’re a father preparing for divorce and in need of legal counsel, please call us at 205-545-7475 to speak with one of our knowledgeable divorce lawyers.

When determining issues such as child custody and child visitation in divorce proceedings, Alabama courts are to act in the best interests of the child without regard to the parents’ gender. In many cases, a father may seek—and be the best parent suited for—primary custody.

Our experienced Alabama father’s rights attorneys can help you protect your rights and your children’s best interests regarding:

Regardless of the law, fathers are often confronted with an unspoken bias that mothers are better caretakers for young children. Our divorce attorneys can answer your questions, help you understand your legal options, and protect the interests of you and your children in custody, visitation and child support issues.

If you’re a father who is facing divorce and you want to learn more about ensuring that your child custody and visitation rights are protected, please contact Jonathan W. Gathings & Associates today. Our Birmingham father’s rights attorneys welcome clients from Birmingham, Alabama, and the greater Jefferson County and Shelby County areas.