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What Is A "Family Law" Issue?"Family Law" in New Orleans is a broad concept. It includes, but is not limited to (1) divorce; (2) custody and visitation; (3) community property partition; (4) Father's Rights; and (5) other issues involving the relationships between families.
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What are the factors courts consider in determining the best interests of the child for the purposes of child custody? When determining the best interests of the child, Louisiana Courts refer to the factors listed in Louisiana Civil Code Article 134. “The court shall consider all relevant factors...Read more
Can parties obtain a divorce without becoming adversarial? Mediating your divorce and child custody dispute offers the parties an opportunity to work out the details of their dispute outside of court. Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution process where the parties decide the terms of...Read more
Does obtaining a divorce mean that the parties must pay child support? If there are minor children of the parties born during the marriage, there may be an obligation to pay child support in the event of a divorce. Naturally, the facts in every case vary. Louisiana Civil Code Article 227...Read more
Can a non-parent obtain custody of a minor child? In most circumstances, non-parents may only obtain custody of a child if parental custody would result in substantial harm to the child. Louisiana Civil Code Article 133 states, “If an award of joint custody or of sole custody...Read more
Can an order for child support be modified at a later time? Louisiana Law allows child support obligations to be modified to increase or decrease future child support payments in limited circumstances. Louisiana Civil Code Article 142 provides, “An award of child support may be modified if the circumstances of the child or of either...Read more
What is a right of first refusal and why should I ask for one in my divorce or custody case? A right of first refusal is a clause that can be included in a custody order which requires that the parent of a child(ren) be given the first option to babysit in the event the...Read more
So you are furious with your ex, why would you bother with mediation in your divorce? Mediation offers several resources to divorcing spouses that are not always part of a litigated divorce proceeding. Mediators are trained to diffuse the emotional issues that surround divorce. By addressing the problems that create anger, parties can come to...Read more