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.