Helping You Resolve Family Disputes

Whether it is an adoption of a child or divorce from a contentious spouse, these actions can be stressful to finalize when the law is involved. If you are not familiar with family law procedures, you may worry about completing the necessary paperwork accurately or following the appropriate steps. When your family's welfare is at stake, it is risky to rely on "self-help" solutions.

At Agricola Law, our legal professionals have a deep understanding of family law statutes. As a result, we efficiently navigate legal procedures so that your issues are resolved in a timely fashion. Led by founding attorney Barbi Agricola and attorney Al Agricola, our staff strives to put your mind at ease by remaining accessible throughout the entire process. We believe that a well-educated client is a satisfied client.

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Obtaining Long-Term Solutions For Complex Family Matters

Centrally located in Opelika (near Auburn), our firm counsels clients needing help with family law concerns that include: Separation and divorce proceedings Custody agreements and visitation rights, including father's rights and grandparents' rights Child and spousal support, including modifications and enforcement Adoption Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements The Agricola Law team is qualified to resolve disputes using a variety of approaches. Should you choose litigation, mediation or negotiation, Barbi and Al Agricola are licensed to advocate on your behalf. Skilled trial lawyers, Barbi and Al can represent you in Montgomery, eastern Alabama and western Georgia courts. Hiring our firm's legal services gives you a range of economical and effective options.

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Facilitating The Divorce Process


Even if you fight daily with your spouse, you know that engaging in divorce will not offer a quick fix to marital problems. There are documents to file and agreements to negotiate, among other necessary tasks. When children are affected by divorce or separation, more complications arise. Working with the Agricola Law team helps reduce the burden of these responsibilities and ensure that your best interests are supported throughout the proceedings. Founded by principal attorney Barbi Agricola and accompanied by attorney Al Agricola, our Opelika firm offers knowledgeable counsel to residents in Alabama and Georgia. We understand that your family law concerns are sensitive in nature, which is why we take pride in the compassionate counsel we provide to all of our clients. In the courtroom or during negotiations, however, we will aggressively advocate on your behalf. When you want attentive legal guidance and optimal results, turn to Agricola Law in the Auburn and Montgomery areas. Providing Award-Winning Representation For Unique Divorce Issues Barbi has received commendations from nationally recognized organizations such as Martindale-Hubbell* and Super Lawyers. You will benefit from our high-quality advocacy when we represent your interests in various divorce matters, including: Facilitating complex divorce proceedings, including contested divorce and high-asset divorce Negotiating, enforcing and modifying child custody and visitation disputes Negotiating, enforcing and modifying child support and alimony agreements Dividing assets and property Clients regularly refer our legal services because they value our large law firm skill set and boutique firm attentiveness. Consult with us today to learn how we can help you during negotiation, mediation or litigation



Providing Award-Winning Representation For Unique Divorce Issues

Facilitating complex divorce proceedings, including contested divorce and high-asset divorce

  • Negotiating, enforcing and modifying child custody and visitation disputes
  • Negotiating, enforcing and modifying child support and alimony agreements
  • Dividing assets and property

    Before you take action, consult with our dedicated staff. For your convenience, you can reach us online or over the phone at 334-759-7557. *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.


    Safeguarding Your Child's Rights During Custody And Visitation Negotiations

    When parents decide to divorce, disputes over child custody and visitation rights are often the most contentious. Conflicts erupt over competing perspectives on how to best raise, educate and care for children. If you are involved in this process, you know that it's difficult for emotional parties to reach an agreement on these hot-button issues. This is the time to have an objective and informed ally at your side. Working with a knowledgeable professional during negotiations, you can be assured that an appropriate strategy will be developed and utilized. This fierce advocate will fight to secure favorable terms in your agreement. A wise legal counselor strives to promote a reasoned and objective argument in sessions, preventing emotions from derailing discussions. At Agricola Law, our family law attorneys, Barbi Agricola and Al Agricola, display these attributes and others when she represents her clients in custody and visitation disputes in Opelika, Montgomery and Auburn. Drawing on years of experience with family law issues, Barbi and Algert can assess your unique family circumstances and advise you on your custody options. Whether you are seeking sole or joint custody or visitation access, she can create a plan of action that promotes your child's best interests.



    Protecting Your Children's Interests Now And In The Future

    You may believe Alabama and Georgia family court judges are predisposed to award sole custody to one parent over another. This is not the case. Barbi, Al and their legal staff have helped many types of clients resolve custody matters favorably, including:


    • Unmarried parents
    • Fathers
    • Grandparents
    • Non biological parents or custodians


    In addition to negotiating agreements or arguing disputes in court, Barbi and Al also represent clients in issues relating to custody modification, enforcement and violations. Agricola Law is committed to promoting your child's needs whether you need guidance during a custody dispute or years after the order is approved.



    Protecting Your Children's Interests Now And In The Future

    You can arrange a free, no-obligation case review by emailing our contact form or calling us at 334-759-7557.


    Ensuring Your Alimony And Child Support Agreements Protect Your Finances

    Many estranged spouses consider filing for divorce their best option for moving onto a new stage in life with a clean slate. Before you take the first step toward engaging in this process, however, you should look at your finances. Will you be able to support yourself and your children on one income? If you represent yourself during alimony and child support negotiations, you may leave a lot of money on the table when talks end. You'll find it difficult to maintain your current standard of living after you have been outmaneuvered in negotiations. Residents in the Auburn and Montgomery areas retain Barbi Agricola and Al Agricola when they need a skilled attorneys to represent them in alimony and child support negotiations. For years, Barbi, Algert and their staff at Agricola Law have designed strategies that secure optimal terms in settlements and other family law matters. As a result, you will be equipped to handle unplanned financial responsibilities when they arise.



    Ensuring Your Settlement Supports Your Best Interests

    When you consult with our staff in our Opelika office, we will review your current income, debt and custody arrangement. Drawing on our substantial knowledge of state guidelines for support agreements, we address these obligations:


    • Living and day care expenses
    • Health care expenses
    • Educational expenses


    Complementing Agricola Law's child support services, our legal professionals also advise clients with alimony concerns. Family law courts in Georgia and Alabama are not required to award spousal maintenance. If you are concerned that spousal support will affect your finances, reach our principal lawyer to discuss your options.


    Should you need legal help after your support agreement has been finalized, Barbi and Al can represent you in modification or enforcement proceedings. In and out of court, you can rely on the experienced professionals of Agricola Law to help you receive the settlement you deserve.



    Don't Rely On Hope To Produce Favorable Results. Work With Our Staff To Get What You Deserve.

    Our legal team is eager to help you today. Arrange your free consultation by messaging us or calling us at 334-759-7557

    Do You Need Advice On Addressing A Personal Family Issue?

    Contact A Compassionate Attorney Today. Our staff is ready and eager to help. Contact our staff online or over the phone at 334-759-7557.