July 19, 2023 |

Family law issues, like divorce or separation proceedings, can have substantial financial ramifications. To safeguard your assets during these difficult times, it’s crucial that you fully understand their potential impact and take proactive measures to protect them. Let’s look at key financial steps to consider. Understand Your Financial Situation Before making any major decisions, it… Continue reading Protecting Your Assets: Financial Considerations in Family Law Matters

 June 12, 2023 |

Family Law encompasses an expansive field that deals with family relationships and issues. Divorce, child custody disputes, spousal support payments, property division and many other complex matters fall under its purview – often overwhelming and emotionally taxing legal processes that must be navigated successfully. We will explore some key aspects of Family Law here that… Continue reading Divorce, Custody, and More: Navigating the Complexities of Family Law

 January 11, 2023 |

Whether you are currently considering filing for a divorce in Louisiana or are already in the middle of the process, there are some critical tax issues you should be aware of. Every decision you make, including child custody, alimony, child support, and, of course, division of assets and debts, carries some tax liabilities. Tax filing… Continue reading Tax implications in Louisiana divorce

 January 6, 2022 |

Your splintered marriage did not happen overnight. Like a slow dripping faucet, your marriage became a problem as differences built up. You had long suspected your spouse of many questionable things, including hiding assets. Along with a skilled divorce attorney, you need another significant ally to uncover those assets. A forensic accountant knows the dirty… Continue reading A forensic accountant: an ally who finds hidden assets in divorce

 September 4, 2018 |

Louisiana couples planning to marry rarely consider what will happen if the marriage ends in divorce. Thinking about this possibility is unromantic and may seem impractical, but in reality, it can be prudent to do so. If you are preparing to walk down the aisle, it is smart to think about the benefits of a… Continue reading Why should you consider a prenuptial agreement?

 June 13, 2018 |

Although most couples expect a marriage to last a lifetime, the reality is that changing interests, diverging careers and a number of other reasons often end up contributing to the end of the marriage. This period of terminating the marriage often is one of confusion and uncertainty-while once a person’s life was going down a… Continue reading Family law issues need the right legal approach

 June 7, 2018 |

Last week’s post discussed parenting plans and how having one in force can help parents maintain an agreeable child custody, decision and visitation schedule and establish a routine that everyone can rely on. But summer vacation is upon Louisiana residents and that means child custody arrangements change, depending on the type of situation one is… Continue reading What do I do if I want to travel with my kids over the summer?

 June 1, 2018 |

One of the issues critics of the shared parenting movement have is that rather than focus on what is in the child’s best interests, the focus moves on to how to treat parents equally and this is not always best for the children. Proponents of it, however, claim that having equal access to both parents… Continue reading What is a parenting plan?

 May 11, 2018 |

A study looking into the adverse effects of a woman’s promotion on her marriage has highlighted a worry trend — many couples are in relationships that value a man’s career over his wife’s. As a result, a wife’s promotion can cause an “unequal” balance, whereby a woman’s supposed tasks are not being completed, straining the… Continue reading Does a promotion mean a person is more likely to get divorced?

 April 6, 2018 |

Louisiana residents may be aware that when it comes to property division in a divorce, their state is a community property state. What does this mean? Assets acquired during the marriage are considered community assets over which both parties have an equal claim. This also means the same law applies with regards to debts —… Continue reading Division of debt in community property states can be tricky

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