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Mr. James Parrish Coleman

Mr. James Parrish Coleman

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James Parrish Coleman was born on August 23, 1955, in Jackson Mississippi. He and his wife live in Silverhill, Ala. Mr. Coleman is a 1977 graduate of Loyola University with a degree in Journalism. He worked as a newspaper reporter, operated his family's marine supply business and was a sales representative for a large manufacturer before attending law school at Birmingham School of Law, while working full time. He graduated from Birmingham School of Law in 2006 and started work as an associate at Murchison & Howard, LLC in Foley, Ala. He opened his own firm in July 2012. He currently serves as the chairman of the Baldwin County Bar Probate Committee. He is an avid cook (see his cooking blog at and active volunteer for the United States Coast Guard. His son, James Parrish Coleman III is a partner is the law firm. His daughter is also a lawyer who lives and works in New Orleans, La.

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  • Probate
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Q. I have a 1 year old daughter and my child's Father won't give her back to me. Is it necessary for me to get a lawyer?
A: Take him to court. File a petition with the COurt. You need a lawyer to do this. As far as the pictures are concerned, if you post pictures of yourself naked etc. on the internet, you have no expectation of privacy, and you can't do much about that. Get him into Court.
Q. Wht do I do? Alabama, student moving into an apartment in (3) days. Leased apt not like the model shown. It's a dump!
A: Go back to the landlord and tell him that you will not move in until the defects are fixed. You might need to hire an attorney in the county where the apartment is located.
Q. My husband has been taking care of his children on his on but the mother is jealous so she send out child support
A: He will need to go to court on this. If the child is living with him, no support will be payable.
Q. Can the noncustodial parent take the child out of state during visitation without custodial parent agreeing?
A: If your order does not say the other parent cannot do that, then the other parent can take the child out of state. Your order, if carefully drafted, will contain language that says that each of you must tell the other when you are traveling giving an approximate itinerary. Don't confuse relocation with visitation. In sort, unless your order or settlement agreement says the child can't go out of state, the other parent can take the child out of state.
Q. My husband has somewhat recently started bullying and threatening to keep my son from me what can I do to make this stop
A: If you can't do anything legally, you can't do anything. If you can't hire a lawyer, try to get help from a free legal clinic. You and he have the same rights to the child, but you have to get into Court with a divorce to make any court enforceable rules.
Q. Can DHS take measures against a mother who tested positive for marijuana at three months pregnant, when she has had the
A: Yes, DHR can.
Q. How can I receive a copy of a parenting plan?
A: From where?
Q. Can a Chancery Judge be sued? If so, under what circumstances (i.e. what actions by the judge COULD warrant a suit)?
A: You need to ask a Mississippi Attorney. There are no chancery courts in Alabama
Q. My ex husband used physical, financial, and psychological abuse which I’d like to report after two months of being
A: If you are divorced, you are too late. You should have raised those issues at trial.
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22787 Highway 59 South
Robertsdale, AL 36567
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