The following couples filed for divorce in Shelby County from July 27-Aug. 3:
-Ervin Carder of Alabaster and Amber R. Carder of Alabaster.
-Melody Cavender of Alabaster and David Cavender of Alabaster.
-Melanie Williams Farrah of Bessemer and Gary Wayne Farrah of Bessemer.
-Dawn Wilson Hobbs of Birmingham and Mark G. Hobbs of Birmingham.
-Mark Gregory Hobbs of Birmingham and Saretha Hobbs of Birmingham.
-Shirley A. Stanley of Alabaster and Alfred Lawrence Kurtz of Alabaster.
-Alexandra Ashley Allen of Birmingham and Brandon Mashall Allen of Hoover.
-Anesia Lynne Morton of Fultondale and James Morton of Morton of Birmingham.