Ginette A. Dow, Attorney at Law

Family Law Overview

Family Law Attorney in Bessemer, Alabama

Divorce | Child Custody and Visitation | Child Support | Alimony or Spousal Support | Marital Property Settlements | Modifications and Enforcement | Stepparent Adoptions | Juvenile Proceedings


At the law office of Ginette A. Dow, I have handled a wide range of family law matters for men and women in Jefferson County and Shelby County for more than 19 years. I built my family law practice on a commitment to personal service and open communication. I will listen carefully to the details of your case, so that I can tailor my efforts to get the results you want. I will immediately inform you of any changes or developments in your case, as well as your options and likelihood of success, so that you can make good decisions about how to proceed. I strive with all clients to create a long-term relationship based on trust and confidence, with a dedication to integrity and the highest ethical standards.

I employ cutting edge technology in my office, so that I can stay up-to-date on all developments and trends in family law. To schedule a free initial consultation, call me at 205-425-2223.

An Overview of My Family Law Practice

In my family law practice, I focus on issues involving:

  •  Divorce—I protect the rights of women and men at any stage of a divorce, whether you are only considering filing or your divorce is final and you need assistance with a modification or enforcement proceeding. I handle all matters arising during a divorce, from child custody and visitation to child support, alimony or spousal support, and the equitable distribution of marital debts and assets.
  • Stepparent or family adoptions—I will handle all matters related to stepparent or family adoptions, preparing and filing all necessary documentation to complete the process, and acting as your voice in all hearings or proceedings.
  • Juvenile law—I protect the interests of juveniles in civil and criminal matters, from juvenile delinquency hearings to CHINS (Child in Need of Protective Services) proceedings, as well as paternity disputes.

 Contact My Office

At my office, every new client receives a free initial consultation. For an appointment with an experienced Bessemer family law attorney, call my office at 205-425-2223. My office is conveniently located near the courthouse in downtown Bessemer.

I represent clients throughout Jefferson County and Shelby County in Alabama, including Bessemer, Brighton, Lipscomb, Wenonah, Hueytown, Midfield, Fairfield, Shannon, Dolomite, Homewood, Hoover, Vestavia, Pelham and Birmingham.


Ginette Dow, Attorney at Law

1821 3rd Avenue North

Bessemer, AL  35020

Phone: 205-425-2223

Fax: 205-425-2229
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