WHO WE ARE

Divorce attorneys for men in Alabama and Florida

Our team of dedicated attorneys fight exclusively for the rights of men in family law.

We protect you and your family just as we would our own.

From custody, child support, and visitation to division
of marital assets, we will protect your rights.

Family law travels much deeper than just legal procedures.

The Isaak Law Firm places family relationships first throughout this pivotal turning point in your life.

PRACTICE AREAS

The emotions of everyone affected by divorce should always be considered; disbanding of marriage truly is an extremely delicate process. Melissa L. Isaak, Attorney at Law, has rightfully earned the reputation of providing an unparalleled service while resolving family law disputes.

Divorce can be an unsettling experience, especially when child custody is involved, and typically generates a great deal of stress and uncertainty for our clients and their family. Family law and domestic relations travel much deeper than just laws and legal procedures.

Melissa L. Isaak, Attorney at Law, places family relationships first throughout this pivotal turning point in your life. We will fight to protect you and your family with tremendous passion just as we would for our own. We offer a wide variety of family law services to meet every need.

Child Custody Child Support Contested & Uncontested Divorce
Division of Marital Assets Domestic Violence & Restraining Orders Family Law Issues for Military Personnel
Guardianships & Conservatorships Modifications & Enforcement of Judgments Paternity
Power of Attorney Property Division Retirement Division (IRAS & Pensions)
Spousal Support/Alimony Visitation

OUR TEAM

Melissa L. Isaak, Attorney at Law - Divorce Attorneys for Men

Melissa L. Isaak

Owner

Melissa L. Isaak founded the Isaak Law Firm to fight exclusively for the rights of men in family law. She is licensed to practice law in the U.S. District of Alabama and all Alabama and Florida State Courts.

Julia D. Collins - Divorce Attorneys for Men

Julia D. Collins

Associate Attorney

Julia joined the firm in September 2015, having previously owned her own practice in Bessemer, Ala. She specializes in divorce, child support, and criminal cases involving domestic violence.

Allie Thompson - Divorce Attorneys for Men

Allie Thompson

Associate Attorney

Allie earned her J.D. from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. Since joining the firm, Allie has handled a variety of cases, including modification, contempt, and adoption.

Nichole Woodburn - Divorce Attorneys for Men

Nichole Woodburn

Associate Attorney

Nichole Woodburn works out of the firm’s Enterprise office. Her advocacy for fathers’ rights stems from her experience as the daughter of an active duty soldier who gained custody of his children.

COUNSEL

More than half of all marriages in the U.S. end in divorce, and statistically, the results often prove staggering for men. The Isaak Law Firm is dedicated to turning those statistics around. This safe, legal counsel from the desk of Melissa L. Isaak will help men protect themselves during divorce litigations.

  • Documentation: It is extremely important to record facts, figures, behavior, and events—regardless of their perceived  significance. If you call to speak to your child or children, you need to log it in a journal. Document the date, the time, the duration, and the basic theme of the conversation, as well as any thoughts or observations you had once the conversation was concluded. Documentation is fundamental to success.
  • Protect Financial Assets: Any joint financial assets should be terminated immediately. Each individual should arrange for new accounts or credit cards solely in their own names. If you are simply a named user on your spouse’s credit card account, ask for your name to be removed immediately. If previous joint debt cannot be paid off, request that the accounts be frozen by the lender to ensure that no more debt will be accumulated by either of you. Should you find yourself in a situation where you are unable to make credit card payments through illness or loss of work during litigation proceedings, immediately contact the creditors. Work out payment arrangements as soon as possible to avoid damaging your credit.
  • Involvement: You must be involved in your case from the beginning. You should never permit your divorce attorney to handle your case on his or her own, without direct consultation from you. You are your own best advocate when it comes to your case.
  • Visitation: Never lose the bond you have with your children, regardless of any unadvised legal actions made by your spouse during divorce proceedings. Visit with your children as often as possible. Never allow your children to be kept from you—they are just as much yours as they are your spouse’s. If necessary, a temporary order for visitation may be filed with the court to prevent this from occurring. Accusations made against you for abandonment can result in worse case scenarios.
  • Surveillance: Audio/video surveillance can make or break a divorce case. You owe it to yourself to purchase a small digital recorder to capture “in the moment” situations. Alabama law allows for conversations to be recorded as long as one party to the conversation is aware of it. You can plug an audio recording device into your main phone so that no conversation takes place without proper documentation. If your spouse behaves in a questionable manner, visually record it. Video cameras are staples in today’s handheld cellular devices. Sometimes your wife can be your best witness!

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334.262.8200

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2815-B Zelda Road, Montgomery, AL 36106

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100 Oak Grove Road, Troy, AL 36081

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1290 Shellfield Road, Enterprise, AL 36330

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