The division of assets can quickly become one of the most challenging parts of a divorce, particularly if a couple has various assets with substantial value. If you or your ex-partner have retirement accounts, you may wonder how these accounts will be divided during your divorce. Learn more about how the courts handle these accounts […]
Getting a divorce is very stressful for everyone involved, putting an end to future plans and disrupting your finances. However, there is good news once you reach the end of this long process—you have the chance to start over and create a new future that centers on your goals and dreams. As you start to […]
Children are often the primary concern when parents decide to divorce, and if one child has special needs, the worries only compound. A child with special needs may have a less concrete understanding of what divorce means or struggle with the sudden changes in their day-to-day life. As a parent, it’s important to be aware […]
High asset divorces are considerably more complicated and drawn out than divorces between partners with a standard amount of assets. Whether you are a high earner in the marriage or not, you have a lot to lose in a divorce. It’s important to know the common pitfalls of a high asset divorce and avoid them […]
A one-on-one conversation with Jessica Kirk Drennan, family law attorney. B-Metro: What got you into the law and specifically family law? Drennan: I grew up in a small town, Alexander City, so the big guys on the block were the lawyers and the doctors…that’s who you respected in town. That’s how it was in a […]
Kirk Drennan Law is thrilled to have received the 2016 Small Firm Pro Bono Award from The Birmingham Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Program at the BBA annual meeting on December 9, 2016. The Birmingham Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program helps attorneys provide free legal services to low-income citizens unable to afford attorneys who need help with […]
As part of Kirk Drennan Law’s commitment to serving the community, Jessica Kirk Drennan will be serving as Vice Chair of the Board for the Birmingham Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program for 2017-2018. The Birmingham Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program helps attorneys provide free legal services to low-income citizens unable to afford attorneys who need help with […]
Congratulations to Megan Elder for being listed as a Rising Star Lawyer for 2016 in The Birmingham Business Journal!
Jessica Kirk Drennan was a speaker at the 2016 Alabama State Bar Convention on Thursday, June 23rd. Her presentation was titled “Hot Tips: Updates and Practice Pointers.” You can view the convention program here.
Jessica Kirk Drennan will be serving as a mentor at Bizwomen Mentoring Monday on April 4, 2016. The event will offer attendees the opportunity to choose from 40 mentors who are the most-influential women in the community for one-on-one mentoring sessions. When: Monday, April 4, 2016 7:30am-9:30am Where: Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa […]