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For over 40 years, Josh O'Neal & Associates has provided professional legal services to the residents and businesses of Cullman and the surrounding area.


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Whatever Your Legal Needs, We Can Meet Them

Whether you need help with a family matter, are facing criminal charges, or have a complex business legal issue, you can trust that our experienced team of attorneys in Cullman, AL, will advocate for your best interests. Call now to schedule a complimentary consultation.

Experienced Lawyers on

Your Side

We understand that legal problems can be stressful and intimidating. That's why we make the process as easy to understand and stress-free as possible for our clients. Our dedicated staff provides personalized attention tailored to every client's unique situation.

As a full-service law firm, we have the expertise to handle a broad spectrum of legal services, so you don't have to look elsewhere. With over 10,000 cases completed, we have decades of experience navigating local, state, and federal legal systems.

Criminal Defense Litigation

If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime, having a skilled criminal defense attorney on your side is crucial. Our criminal defense team has the courtroom experience and investigative resources to build an effective legal strategy.

Defense of misdemeanor and felony charges

Meticulous evidence and case review

File applicable motions to challenge prosecution

Negotiate to reduce or dismiss charges

Skilled trial preparation and litigation

Defense strategy tailored for each case

Our lawyers stay up-to-date on the ever-changing laws and court rulings to identify any weaknesses in the prosecution's case.


"Justice is the constant and perpetual desire to give everyone their due." - Ulpian

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Our team has decades of experience successfully guiding individuals and businesses through bankruptcy. We make complicated bankruptcy laws easy to understand and allow you to proceed at a comfortable pace. Essential services we provide in the bankruptcy area include:

Chapter 7 - wipe out debt

Chapter 13 - repayment plan

Chapter 11 - reorganization

Pre-bankruptcy tax planning

and debt negotiation

Avoiding and reversing foreclosures, repossessions, and wage garnishments

By choosing us as your bankruptcy lawyers, you gain a tough negotiator who is experienced in working with creditors and the courts.

*We are a debt relief agency, as in we help people file Bankruptcy under the United States Bankruptcy Code.

Legal Malpractice Litigation

Whether representing individuals, families, or businesses, our litigation team has the experience and resources to handle any civil lawsuit.

We have successfully litigated cases involving:

Personal injury

Contract disputes

Commercial litigation

Construction litigation

Real estate litigation

Employment litigation

Intellectual property

While we always aim to resolve disputes through settlement, we won't hesitate to take cases to trial when needed..

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Trust and Estate Litigation

Estate planning ensures your assets are distributed according to your wishes after death. However, family disputes can still arise after a loved one passes away.

We manage claims involving:

Will contests

Trust contests

Beneficiary disputes Fiduciary misconduct Missing assets

Undue influence claims

We examine the estate documents, financial records, and other relevant details closely. We robustly defend fiduciaries facing allegations. As estate litigators, we navigate all types of probate court procedures, including mediations and trials.

Estate Planning

It's essential to have effective estate planning in place for clients with aging parents, young families, or accumulated wealth. Our lawyers pride themselves on crafting estate plans tailored to our clients' unique circumstances and goals.

Some of the documents we routinely prepare include:


Powers of attorney

Medical directives

Revocable and irrevocable trusts

Special needs trusts

Wealth transfer strategies

Asset protection trusts

Probate avoidance techniques

We also counsel clients on strategies to minimize estate taxes, provide for minor children or a special-needs loved one, pass down family businesses, and protect assets from nursing home costs.

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Family Law

Navigating a divorce, child custody matter, or other domestic issue is difficult, even under the best of circumstances. But having an advocate who understands all areas of family law makes the process less overwhelming.

Our caring family lawyers focus on amicably resolving issues like:

Divorce - including property division, alimony, and child support

Child custody and visitation Adoption

Grandparents visitation rights

Domestic relations and protective orders

Prenuptial agreements

We also litigate contested matters through mediation, arbitration, or trial if needed.

Bankruptcy Consultation

At Josh O'Neal & Associates, our experienced bankruptcy attorneys can guide you through the complex bankruptcy process, offering a fresh start to those struggling with overwhelming debt. Whether you qualify for Chapter 7 or need a structured repayment plan through Chapter 13, we analyze your financial situation, handle paperwork, represent you in bankruptcy court, and advocate for your rights. Contact us for a consultation to regain control of your financial future.

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Engaging Our Law Firm

Step One: The Consultation

We are pleased to offer a free initial consultation for most types of cases. An experienced attorney will listen to your situation and answer any questions.

Step Two: Case Evaluation

Should you retain us, our team will begin to gather documents, conduct legal research, and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of your case. This allows us to determine the best strategies and next steps.

Step Three: Negotiation and Settlement

Once your case plan is in place, we handle every aspect of representation on your behalf. This may involve negotiations, preparing for litigation, depositions, motion practice, and advocating for you in court if needed.

From the moment you engage our services, we will work tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome for you and your loved ones.

See What Our Clients Say

We have proudly served the community of Cullman, AL, for decades. Here's what they say about our law firm.

Nathan Spasaro

Very glad to have had the assistance of Rhys Battles with everything I have had to deal with currently. He has gone above and beyond to help me, kept me notified as things developed and has worked to get me the best possible outcome.

I would recommend him personally to everyone I know. Very glad to have had the assistance of Rhys Battles with everything I have had to deal with currently.

He has gone above and beyond to help me, kept me notified as things developed and has worked to get me the best possible outcome. I would recommend him personally to everyone I know.

Chris Fausz

Josh O’Neal Represented my family.

He worked hard.

The outcome was more exceptional that we could have ever expected.

So he exceeded or expectations. Thanks to Josh and his team.


Josh O'Neal and Associates, specifically Mr. Rhys Battles, is an AMAZING firm and law team!! Has treated me with the upmost respect during a hard time in my life! Straight forward and to the point, no nonsense, and VERY professional.

Would HIGHLY recommend to anyone needing a lawyer and will be using again in the future.

Jenny Tennihill

Rhys battles was court appointed to me and has done wonders as my attorney he was patient and understanding and really worked on my behalf to get me help instead of making me another statistic.

I'm grateful for the opportunity he made for me to seek the help I needed to better my life when most would have given up hope.

I would definitely recommend this caring up and coming talented man for anyone who truly wants help or an amazing attorney

Legal Fees

Depending on your case, we may be able to work on a contingency "no-win, no-fee" basis. For other cases, we can provide detailed fee information and billing plans during the first meeting.

Schedule a No-Obligation Consultation

Contact us if you need legal advice from a team of experienced attorneys in Cullman, AL. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Embrace the confidence that comes from having Josh O'Neal & Associates on your side. Schedule a consultation today and experience a legal partnership committed to your success in Cullman, AL.

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