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Stephen Wright Williams

Child custody Attorney at Guntersville, AL

4.9   120 reviews
  • Licensed for 13 years
    State AL
    Acquired 2010
    Status
    Occupational License - Authorized to Practice No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Stephen

Learn Stephen’s areas of practice.

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Practice area
  1. Child custody
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    We help committed parents and caring relatives be effective in Child Custody cases. Our dedicated and passionate team at Foxtrot Family law utilizes consistent communication, the latest research and diligent preparation to fight for our clients.

    14 years, 1,786 cases

At Foxtrot Family Law, all we do is help committed parents and caring relatives be effective in Child Custody cases.

We help you stand up to bullies when the Other Side or when DHR oversteps their bounds and fails to respect your rights and beliefs and relationship with your child.

We believe that you have a fundamental right under our Constitution to raise your children how you see fit and to spend as much time with them as you can. You may have nothing to hide, but that doesn't mean that DHR or the Other Side gets to control or manipulate your relationship with your child. 

Winning or losing in Child Custody is about leaving it all on the field, knowing in your heart and having the peace of mind that you did everything you could for what you believe to be best for your child. 

At Foxtrot Family Law, we are so lucky to be skilled and uniquely equipped to effectively guide our clients through a challenging and difficult process. We see our clients step up, stand up and fight for their kids every day. I am very blessed to get to do what I do. ~SW

Photos and videos

Child Custody Lawyer Introduction from Foxtrot Legal
In Child Custody, please don't use your child as a spy.
FYI, DHR does not represent you in your Child Custody case.
Hearsay in Child Custody Cases
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Location

Foxtrot Family Law
460 Gunter Ave
Guntersville, AL, 35976
Foxtrot Family Law
221 Eastside Square
Suite 1-D
Huntsville, AL, 35801
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Reviews

4.9 / 5.0
  120 customer reviews
Posted by anonymous | July 20, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Win for a dad against mom and dhr
I've worked with lawyers before and I communicated more w Stephen and his team than the other ones combined. We won and that's an a+ especially for a dad in this state and the way dhr operates.
Response from Stephen Williams July 31, 2022
Yeah, dealing with DHR can be so scary, almost to a debilitating extent, but your strength and courage is why we were able to help you here. YOU did this for your family. YOU did the work. YOU were prepared and ready for trial and DHR knew they had NOTHING! All the best! ~SW, Foxtrot
Posted by Jarred | June 20, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Awesome lawyers office
Great people they helped me with my custody an child support answered a lot of my questions an was there when I needed them recommend them to anyone when it comes to your kids they know how to help that’s fursure
Posted by anonymous | May 28, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent understanding of subject matter
We had to hire this firm to resolve some false allegations. They did a wonderful job of making sure we not only stayed out of court but also minimized the harassment around it.
Posted by anonymous | May 26, 2022
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Would recommend
The team at FFL were very quick to respond to help me with any questions or advice throughout my case. They made a very unpleasant situation much easier with their advice and console. Would hire again.
Posted by anonymous | May 13, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
GREAT TEAM
Being a common man - dirty hands, sweaty brow, clean conscience, and not a wordsmith, I didn't know what to expect. I found Foxtrot to be a group of savvy, experienced legal experts.
Posted by Dan | February 8, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Custody assistance
This team was outstanding in aiding me through my custody mediation and adjustments. From the initial interview to the out-brief, I was walked through every step with professionalism and courtesy. Will 100% use these professionals again.
Posted by Haley | January 26, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
grateful
Extremely grateful for the opportunity to have these lawyers by my side. They are extremely helpful and listen to every detail you have to say. Highly recommend!!
Posted by Amy | January 14, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
We won
We won!!!!! Woot woot. Seriously though, these guy's are awesome. Did their job to the best of their abilities and lead me through the crazy crap that was my case. If I ever have another need for a family lawyer I will call Foxtrot
Posted by Rachael | December 7, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Dont go against dhr alone
I cant say enough good things about foxtrot!! They went above and beyond! They helped me not only to resolve my case but to have peace of mind! They really treated us like family!! Anytime I had a question no matter time of day they were quick to answer. Even if I just needed to vent my frustration they were always there!! If you have any issues with Dhr DONT TRY TO DO IT ALONE!! I learned the hard way you need an attorney and not just any but Steven @ foxtrot!
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Posted by Joseph | November 29, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Great communication. Fairness for this father.
Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value My case took longer than expected due to uncontrollable circumstances but Foxtrot Family Law was with me the whole way. They reached out and always stayed in contact. I would highly recommend this law firm for anyone dealing with child custody issues.
Posted by Jeremy | November 29, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Super responsive
During a time in your life that is stressful and with uncertainty Foxtrot Family Law helped tremendously with walking me through the process in a timely manner with excellent response times and guidance. The whole process was laid out and I knew what to expect. I would highly recommend them to anyone seeking a divorce attorney.
Posted by Candi | November 24, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Very responsive had my back
Foxtrot Family Law represented me in case for divorce and provided great service! The firm is always quick to reply to any questions or concerns I may have had. They made the process smooth and quick. Sree, was an amazing lawyer who explained everything and made sure I understood about all the procedures we had to go through. The office staff here are amazing and friendly. The whole Foxtrot family made the divorce a little easier to deal with and helped me feel secure in knowing they had my best interest in mind. I would highly recommend them.
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Posted by Nathan | November 22, 2021
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Good communication and help for fathers
I had a great experience with Foxtrot, they were very professional, courteous, and very knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend them if you are a father looking to have someone that will be there to help you when you need the legal help. The entire staff was very welcoming and attended to every need that I had within a timely fashion. If you have to obtain an attorney for any type of situation with your children, coming from a father to any other father's out there, Foxtrot is who you need.
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Posted by Thomas | November 15, 2021
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Relentless
Absolute positive experience with foxtrot family law. They got my little girl back to her daddy. Fought for me in court relentlessly!! Highly recommended
Posted by Crayton | November 12, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
help for a single dad
I would recommend foxtrot for any family law needs!!!! The whole team was hardworking and dedicated as soon as they got my case. Their Google hangout chat system was also a handy way they kept me update on my case at all times!!!
Posted by anonymous | November 9, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Helped amend my order w Dhr
Foxtrot Family Law is an excellent group of professional. Kept me up to date, responded to questions in a very timely manor, and did a great job representing me in my case with my kids. Would definitely recommend them in any child custody case.
Posted by anonymous | November 9, 2021
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Thank you!
They are who you want by your side when everything is on the line! Thank you, for all your help!
Posted by Gavin | November 5, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Helpful for this father
Perfectly professional.  They offer suggestions and give you your options before any decisions are made. Foxtrot is great to work with and I would highly recommend them for any of your family law needs.
Posted by Jamie | November 5, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Good communication
Very communicative, very straightforward. They make your fight their fight. Hope to never need a family lawyer again but if I do, it'll be Foxtrot Family.
Posted by Tammy | November 5, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
overall good experience
Foxtrot Family Law did a fantastic job on completing my divorce. Took a little longer than expected. But, I would absolutely  refer them.
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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.6 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • Foxtrot Legal & Financial Consulting, LLC
  • 2015 - Present
  • Associate
  • Long, Flanagan & McDonald, LLC
  • 2011 - Present

Education

  • University of Alabama School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2010
  • University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa (main campus)
  • MA - Masters
  • 2010
  • Birmingham-Southern College
  • BM - Bachelor of Music
  • 2006

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Child Support increased for single mother and judgment for arrearage enforced with income withholding...
  • Agreement to increase support and payment plan on arrears
  • Father refuses to drug test or comply with DHR investigation - DHR dismisses on lack of evidence...
  • Dismissal by DHR - Sole Physical Custody remains with Father

Associations

  • Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association
  • 2011 - Present
  • Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association, Huntsville Young Lawyers
  • 2011 - Present
  • Marshall County Bar Association
  • 2011 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • 2010 - Present
  • Marshall County Bar Association
  • President
  • 2014 - 2014
  • Marshall County Bar Association
  • Vice President
  • 2012 - 2013
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2019
  • Volunteer Spotlight
  • Madison County Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • 2012

Speaking Engagements

Attorney endorsements

Received (13)
Given (21)
Endorse Stephen
Child custody Attorney | Dec 14
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Stephen was a guardian ad litem on a case that I recently had. He did excellent work. He thoroughly researched both parties and was prepared for the hearing. I was most impressed by how he pressed both parties in cross examination instead of becoming a fly on the wall like most GALs tend to do. If you draw, Stephen Williams as the child's GAL, you can be rest assured that your child is in good hands."
Child custody Attorney | Jan 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Stephen as a great lawyer who is one of the best at child custody issues. I would refer any client of mine to his Firm with the utmost confidence."
Child custody Attorney | Jan 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Stephen is smart / honest / dedicated to his clients / extremely knowledgeable / and works relentlessly for justice. I recommend Stephen to anyone in need of child custody legal services."
Child custody Attorney | Jan 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Stephen is a dedicated, diligent and professional attorney, bound to solve even the most complex and challenging cases. He is a top notch attorney in his areas of practice and a well respected lawyer in the legal community. I recommend his quality services without hesitation to anyone seeking legal representation."
Child custody Attorney | Aug 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Williams has developed a reputation in our community for being well-versed in the law and able to articulate it superbly in the courtroom. I fully endorse Mr. Williams as an attorney in our community."
Child custody Attorney | Apr 24
Relationship: Friend
"Stephen is a top-notch advocate and certainly the attorney you want in your corner when you are facing difficult custody issues. He is laser-focused, has a keen legal mind, and tirelessly committed to growing relationships with his clients."
Child custody Attorney | Mar 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly recommend Stephen to anyone seeking an attorney to handle child custody matters. We have tried many cases as opposing counsel and I have found that Stephen is always prepared and a very competent trial lawyer. Stephen's practice is primarily focused on child custody and family law. He is the attorney who can help you."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 25
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Stephen is intelligent, kind, and professional. I would recommend him for all manners of cases, including real estate, domestic relations, criminal, and probate. Excellent Attorney"
Unknown Attorney | Dec 21
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Apr 11
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Stephen Williams is a strong advocate for his clients. His litigation abilities are stellar and he is very good at presenting complex legal issues in an easy to understand manner. His knowledge of procedure and evidentiary issues is one of his greatest strengths."
Real estate Attorney | Mar 24
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I have been opposite of Stephen Williams on several matters. While we did not agree on what should happen, I found him to be both knowledgeable and honorable. Those two qualities make him an excellent choice for clients to sit down with him to discuss their legal issues knowing he will give good advice and will treat them with respect. John Watts"
Business Attorney | Sep 10
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Stephen Williams is a bright, compassionate, energetic and talented lawyer. He has an impressive pedigree with both a law degree and an MBA degree from the University of Alabama. The kind of drive and work ethic he had in order to get both degrees at the same time is now exhibited in the manner in which he practices law and takes care of his clients to ensure the best possible outcome for them. He has a very strong grasp of the law and the interplay between law and business. I endorse him for both civil business matters and criminal defense."
Real estate Attorney | Jul 15
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"In my bankruptcy practice, I see a lot of people who have problems keeping their homes and land. When I have a question about a finer point of Alabama property law, I call Steve. Even though he usually represents the other side, I know he'll give me an honest and valuable opinion. Steve will hear your story, tell you what you need to know and get the job done. Professional, efficient, and helpful. If you've got a property law issue or criminal case up in North Alabama, you need to talk to Stephen Williams."
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