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Help For Alabama Parents Dealing With Substance Abuse & Custody Agreements

Thousands of divorced parents throughout Alabama are trying to protect their children from a parent with a substance abuse problem. When alcohol or drug use impact the environment of children, both their physical safety and emotional well-being are often at risk.

Attorney Richelle Gossman, with Gossman Law Firm, LLC in Birmingham, has over 15 years of legal experience advocating for parents whose children are in unhealthy and dangerous environments. She has extensive experience handling family law matters involving hostile and contentious situations. Let her help to ensure your children are protected.

What Parents Need To Demonstrate

Childhood exposure to drug addiction can leave children with a swath of emotional issues, an increased likelihood of lifetime poverty and a vulnerability to addiction themselves. Parents seeking to protect their child will need to demonstrate that the child is at-risk and exposed to a dangerous conditions such as:

  • Unsupervised exposure to drugs or alcohol
  • Parental intoxication during parenting time
  • Exposure to firearms or weapons
  • Unsanitary conditions in the home
  • Ongoing or prior domestic violence or abuse

Schedule An Appointment To Speak With Attorney Richelle Gossman Today

Call 205-498-7455 to schedule a consultation with Richelle today. Free consultations. Payment plans available.

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