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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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Louisiana Law adheres to a community property regime among spouses. However, if a couple prefers to keep the property they acquire while they are married separate from their spouse, a prenuptial agreement may be helpful. Prenuptial agreements can be entered in advance of a marriage to change the application of Louisiana state laws with regards...Read more
Oftentimes people will assume that a divorce is uncontested if the parties both want a divorce. However, this is not always the case. An “uncontested divorce” in Louisiana typically occurs when only one party enters the divorce suit. When parties both want a divorce and do not disagree on any points related to...Read more
There are several issues that attorneys consider when determining the best course of action in a Louisiana divorce case. It is best to provide as much information as possible to an attorney during the initial consultation so that there is a complete understanding of the facts of your case. All information...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
When I get divorced does my name change? Louisiana Revised Statute 9 :292 provides that, “Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, a woman, at her option, may use her maiden name, her present spouse's name, or a hyphenated combination thereof. If widowed, divorced, or remarried, a woman may use her maiden name, the surname of...Read more