Ginette A. Dow, Attorney at Law

Practice Area Overview

Lawyer in Bessemer, Alabama

Criminal Defense | Family Law


At the law office of Ginette A. Dow, I have nearly two decades of experience representing individuals and businesses in Jefferson County and Shelby County. I set up my practice in 1991, and have also served as a city judge in Lakeview since 2001. I have presided over many criminal cases, and have a solid understanding of the laws and procedures in criminal prosecutions, as well as the ways that district attorneys prepare and present criminal cases.

I built my practice on a commitment to personal service and open communication. When you hire me to handle a criminal or family law matter, you will always work directly with me. I will take the time to listen carefully to the details of your case, so that I can identify all your legal needs, as well as the best strategy to get the outcome you want. I will immediately notify you of any developments in your case, and will make certain you always know your options, as well as your likelihood of reaching your goals.

To set up a free initial consultation, call me at 205-425-2223.

An Overview of My Practice

I focus my practice on the needs of people with legal concerns involving:

  • Criminal prosecutionsI defend people charged with all types of felonies or misdemeanors, from DUI/drunk driving to traffic violations. I protect the rights of people facing prosecution for drug violations and theft crimes, as well as assault and domestic violence. I will aggressively represent you at every stage of the criminal process, from arrest or arraignment through trial and appeals, if necessary.
  • Divorce and family lawI represent men and women at all stages of a divorce, from the initial filing through requests for modification or enforcement of a final divorce order. I handle all matters related to or arising out of divorce, including child custody and visitation, child support, alimony or spousal support, and the division of marital debts and assets. I take care of all matters related to stepparent adoptions, and protect the rights of juveniles in criminal and civil proceedings.

Contact Attorney Ginette A. Dow

I provide a free initial consultation to my clients. For a private meeting with an experienced Bessemer criminal defense and family law attorney, call me at 205-425-2223. My office is conveniently located in downtown Bessemer, just minutes from the courthouse, with free parking available nearby.

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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