When you're getting a divorce, you have a lot going on. Whether you're in the process of moving, changing jobs or trying to hammer out a custody agreement, making time to attend meetings at your lawyer's office can be challenging at best and... (Read More)
Have you been weighing the pros and cons of getting a divorce? If you have kids, making this type of decision can be particularly difficult. But it's far better to take action than it is to delay. While you may have talked to your spouse about... (Read More)
If you've decided to go through with a divorce, you might think it's just a matter of signing some paperwork, moving out of the marital home and getting on with your life. While it would certainly be nice if things were that easy, this usually isn't... (Read More)
Every state is unique in terms of divorce laws, which means Louisiana has its own set of rules and practices for ending marriages.
If you and your spouse are considering a divorce, the legal route you take will depend on a few... (Read More)
The divorce paperwork is finalized, you've moved into a new home and you're prepared to get on with the next chapter in your life. However, the transition has been much more difficult than you thought.
You don't know anyone in town, ever since... (Read More)
If you and your spouse have determined that it's time to get a divorce, you may be wondering how the settlement will end. Louisiana is unique in that it's a community property state. This means that regardless of what happens, the community property... (Read More)
Going through a divorce is an emotionally and physically draining process. The stakes are heightened if children or large amounts of property are involved, and the legal course of things can take months or even years to resolve themselves.
While... (Read More)
The majority of states in the U.S. are equitable distribution states. This means that debt collected during a marriage is not assessed on the couple, but instead on the individual responsible for taking it out. For example, if a man took out a... (Read More)
Making the decision to get a divorce isn't an easy one, but in some scenarios, it makes the most sense. While it might be tempting to let your emotions rule the day, if you can keep cool and focus on the future, you'll save time. As you move... (Read More)