The greatest challenge for
a law firm concentrating in civil trial matters is sorting out
the tangled maze of blended families, complex financial issues
and intricate business arrangements.
is a Birmingham law firm concentrating in family law and other
areas of civil litigation. Besides divorce, child custody, complex
property settlements and modification of divorce decrees, Shaw-Anderson
offers such far-reaching services as marital asset partition,
grandparents rights, adoption and appellate work.
In the area of general civil
litigation, the firm offers consultation in business representation
and advice, business litigation, personal injury, toxic tort
litigation and real estate matters.
attorneys and support staff of Shaw-Anderson combine experience
and complementary talents with state-of-the-art technology to
provide you with attentive, efficient service.
members have emerged as leaders in the community. Paul B. Shaw,
Jr., is recognized in the area of divorce law as a "Super Lawyer" by Business Alabama Magazine and has been selected for the Birmingham Business Journal's
list of Top 40 Under 40, recognizing the city's young civic and
In family law, gender roles
have multiplied and merged, and children's needs are given top
priority. Joint custody has become more common, as have prenuptial
and asset partition agreements. At the same time, mediation has
emerged as an indispensable tool in settling cases.
areas of civil litigation, firms such as Shaw-Anderson are
unique, handling cases both on the defense and plaintiff side
of the docket. Today's legal landscape is affected by the increasing
complexity of property issues resulting from a mobile society
and the changing role of both men and women in business.
Whatever direction taken by
our constantly changing culture will define the law's responsibility
to families, businesses and individuals. Progressive firms will
position themselves at the forefront of new developments to best
serve their clients.
accepts that challenge.