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FullService Family Law Firm in Scottsboro, Alabama

Whether you are anticipating the joys of adoption or experiencing the
frustrations of marital conflict, John F. Porter, III,  can help. He has served families
in Scottsboro for 35 years. As a family law attorney, he can provide legal
services in a wide spectrum of areas:
“This too shall pass.”
-Book of Ecclesiastes
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Adoption
  • Divorce
  • Alimony
  • Child custody and visitation
  • Child Support
  • Child Support Modification
  • Juvenile delinquency and dependency proceedings
  • Mediation
  • Property Settlement
  • Elder Care and Elder Law
  • Guardianship/Conservatorship

Family LawAdoption
John F. Porter, III, P.C. assists families with all aspects of international
and domestic adoptions. We handle the legalities of your
adoption, so you can concentrate on your new family.

Divorce should not lead to a financial crisis. John F. Porter,
III will help you establish an equitable amount of spousal

Child custody and visitation
Mr. Porter will protect your parental rights to raise your children in a fit and supportive home.

Child support
John F. Porter, III can help ensure you receive or pay an
equitable amount of the financial support required to raise your
children in a healthy, happy home.

Child support modification and enforcement
Child support payments remain the same unless and until the court modifies
the child support order. If either the custodial or noncustodial parent
experiences a significant change in circumstances, we can guide you
through the proper legal procedures to modify child support payments

Through mediation or litigation, our divorce law firm can help you gain
equitable results from your divorce, including fair distribution of
assets, division of the marital home, child support payments and child
custody rights. J.E.B. v Alabama was a paternity case that began in the Jackson County Courthouse and was eventually successful in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Juvenile delinquency and dependency proceedings
John F. Porter, III is skilled at maneuvering through the complex laws
of Alabama to protect your parental rights from the interference of
government authorities.

Mediation puts the decisions in your hands and can often provide more expedient,
predictable results than trial. As a  skilled negotiator and a Registered Court Mediator, John F.
Porter, III can help you obtain the most equitable divorce

Prenuptial Agreements and Postnuptial Agreements
John F. Porter, III expects the unexpected and drafts premarital
agreements that protect both spouses’ interests. A prenuptial agreement
can alleviate some of the stress should you ever divorce. A postnuptial agreement can be drafted even after you have married.

Elder Care and Elder Law
As our population ages, more of us are caring for our parents and grandparents. Elderly people often need special protection under the law and John F. Porter, III appreciates the opportunity to help ease issues families face as their loved ones age.

Contact dedicated Scottsboro family law attorney
To schedule an appointment with  family law attorney John F. Porter, III, call 256-574-5156 or contact us online.

John F. Porter, III, P.C. has offices conveniently located in the historic Rossen Building on the Jackson County
Courthouse Square in Scottsboro, Alabama.We serve local clients in the northeastern corner of Alabama,
including Scottsboro, Fort Payne, Guntersville and Huntsville, as well as in Jackson, Madison, DeKalb and Marshall
counties. We are also licensed in Tennessee and serve Chattanooga, and Winchester, as well as Warren,
Hamilton and Marion counties.