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Senate Bill (SB) 186, the Children’s Equal Access Act, a child custody bill passed in the Senate Judiciary Committee March 15, 2017 and could be up for a floor vote in the Senate March 16, 2017. The Children’s Equal Access Act, SB 186 incorporates the......

The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider SB186 (Children’s Equal Access Act) for a vote Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 12:00 pm. There is also a public hearing for SB191 at 12-noon (Please attend to be a silent witness). We would ask individuals to......

Family Law Reform Educational Day and Rally Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at 10 am to 3 pm Statehouse Montgomery, AL   Alabama Family Rights Association is sponsoring a Family Law Reform Educational Day & Rally at the State House ( 11 S Union St, Montgomery,......

Legislative summary of the current status of SB 186, also known as the “Children’s Equal Access Act”   I would like to extend a special thanks to the individuals that traveled to the statehouse in Montgomery on March 1, 2017.  The select individuals testified before......

Listen to Dan Morris and his special guest: the Alabama Family Rights Association (ALFRA) State President and U.S. Army Retired First Sergeant Kenneth Paschal, and Family Law attorney Melissa Isaak. [Discussing SB186, Children’s Equal Access Act] Special guest call-in: Senator Stutts, sponsor of SB186. —————————————————————————————————————————-......

Legislative Alert: CALL NOW! Action is needed today to move Senate Bill 186 out of committee!!!! Child custody bill, SB 186 placed on the Senate Judiciary Committee calendar A bipartisan bill known as the “Children’s Equal Access Act,” SB 186 was filed February 14, 2017......

Equal Shared Parenting Works – Vote Yes on SB 186. “Real love is doing what is BEST for your children and not what is always EASIEST.”  ...

Child custody bill, SB 186 placed in the Senate Judiciary Committee A bipartisan bill known as the “Children’s Equal Access Act,” SB 186 was filed February 14, 2017 and placed in the Senate Judiciary Committee.   This bill will create an equal starting points in......

Great news!  Bipartisanship legislation introduced to protect children’s relationships with both parents. A bill known as the “Children’s Equal Access Act” has been filed as Senate Bill 186 (“SB 186”).  In general terms, what does SB 186 do?   The Children’s Equal Access Act (SB......

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING – Family Law Reform The Alabama Family Rights Association (ALFRA) will host a family law reform informational meeting on Thursday, February 16, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. at the Hoover Public Library located at 200 Municipal Drive, Hoover, Alabama 35216......

Family Law Reform Educational Day and Rally Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at 10 am to 3 pm Statehouse Montgomery, AL View PDF of announcement here. Join us for our Family Law Reform Educational Day and Rally! “Meet and Greet” your legislators before and after the......

Now is the time to communicate your concerns to your legislators. The Alabama legislative session starts February 7, 2017. We have high expectations for this legislative session because many legislators in Alabama are now asking for input from their Constituents. Annually, approximately 40,000 children of......

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING – Family Law Reform The Alabama Family Rights Association (ALFRA) will host a family law reform informational meeting on Thursday, January 19, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. at the Hoover Public Library located at 200 Municipal Drive, Hoover, Alabama 35216......

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING – Family Law Reform The Alabama Family Rights Association (ALFRA) will host a family law reform informational meeting on Thursday, December 8, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. at the Hoover Public Library located at 200 Municipal Drive, Hoover, Alabama 35216......

Each year, approximately 40,000 children in Alabama are court-ordered to see and spend time with one of their parents 4 – 6 days per month. These children have a parent taken from them, but the child and the parent did not do anything wrong. The......

Citizens of Madison and Limestone counties You are invited to join mothers, fathers, children, extended families and friends who have experienced the tragedy of child custody orders that harm children, parents and society. Your Legislators will be available to hear your concerns and answer questions.......

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING – Family Law Reform ALFRA Members shall be notified via Big Tent (for those that have chosen to place their data there) and the ALFRA Webs site home page that ALFRA Board nominations will be accepted starting midnight, November 22nd,......

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On Monday, February 2nd at 10:00 – 11:00 am Central Time, join Representative Dan Williams and his special guests on WKAC1080.COM.Dan Williams Special guests are: • Kenneth Paschal, the Alabama Family Rights Association (ALFRA) Director of Government Affairs and U.S. Army retired......

By Paige Townley – Griesdorn’s story is like so many other children who have experienced divorce. Approximately 40,000 children in Alabama are subjected to child custody determination annually. In fact, the state currently ranks fourth in the country regarding number of divorces, yet 44th regarding......