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FAMILY LAW SECTION Family Law Family Law Section of the Alabama State Bar

The Alabama State Bar Family Law Section was formed in 1984 and is one of the largest and most active Sections of the Alabama State Bar. The Section distributes a quarterly newsletter to members, hosts an annual CLE conference at the beach each summer, and assists in the development and presentation of other CLE programs throughout the year. The Section monitors legislation and applellate court opinions that affect family law practitioners and keeps Section members apprised of significant legislative and caselaw changes. Membership is open to all members of the Alabama State Bar. Please feel free to send comments about the contents of this website to the Webmaster, including ideas and suggestions for additions to the site.

"Casemaker" is a link to the Casemaker online legal research library and information on how to use this valuable free member service, which provides access to state and federal materials including the Alabama Code, opinions of the Alabama Supreme Court and Courts of Civil and Criminal Appeals, the Alabama Rules of Court, the Alabama Administrative Code and regulations, the U.S. Code, U.S. Supreme Court opinions, selected opinions of the federal circuit and district courts, the federal court rules, the Code of Federal Regulation and similar materials from all 50 states.

"Governance" contains the section's governing documents including the purpose statement and bylaws when available.

"Leadership" contains information from the section's leadership including the section officers, section council, committee chairs, and meeting minutes when available.

"Join the Section" contains an online application form for joining this section.

Council Meeting Dates

Family Law Section Council Meeting Dates

Discussion Forums


"Newsletters" contains the section's newsletters, which may be password-protected as determined by the section leadership.

Related Links

CLE on the Seas 2014

Divorce on the Beach

For further information, contact Sections at (334) 269-1515 or Mary Frances Garner.