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How Does Remarriage Affect Your Divorce?

Life is full of many ups and downs. Notwithstanding the outcome of your previous relationships, you may find love and want to give marriage another try. However, remarriage can have different effects on your divorce agreement, including spousal support, child custody, visitation schedule, and child support agreements. An experienced Louisiana family law attorney can inform you about what remarriage means for your existing divorce arrangements.

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Issues in Same-Sex Divorces

It wasn’t until 2015 that a Supreme Court ruling made same-sex marriage legal across the country. Before this, it was illegal in Louisiana to marry someone of the same sex. Same-sex couples getting married in Louisiana inevitably means that at least some of those couple will eventually get divorced.

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Divorcing Later in Life

Divorce is quite common in Louisiana and across the United States, but it is not only limited to young couples. Just like younger couples, older couples also divorce later in life for different reasons. These include unresolved disputes, financial pressures, betrayal, infidelity, or desire for greater independence. However, when thinking about getting a divorce later in life, there are some crucial things to know.

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Finding Hidden Income & Assets

In a Louisiana divorce, the spouses must divide their marital assets – property and assets accumulated during the couple's marriage – between both parties equally. However, some dishonest spouses commit financial infidelity by hiding their income and assets from their estranged partners.

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How Will Infidelity Affect the Outcome of My Divorce?

No one expects their marriage to fail when they embark on that new chapter. Unfortunately, marriages break down for many different reasons, a common one being infidelity by one or both spouses.

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Understanding Post-Decree Modifications

Most divorcing couples will have court-ordered decrees at the time of their separation that cover things like alimony, child support, or child custody. It’s only natural that these orders might need to be modified to reflect evolving needs in life.

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Common Misconceptions About Divorce & Family Law

Filing for divorce in Louisiana or going through the divorce process usually involves a lot of heightened emotions and complex procedures. With so much misleading information and false assumptions out there surrounding the divorce process, getting proper guidance is crucial to avoid making costly mistakes.

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The Details of Co-Parenting & Other Complex Cases

Ivy Graham handles child custody and all facets of family law. Knowing how scrambled and emotionally charged these issues can be, she draws on her focused legal knowledge and familiarity with the local family court system to deliver inspired and practical solutions.

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Documents to Provide Your Attorney

Louisiana is a community property state, meaning that the assets and debts acquired during the marriage belong equally to both parties, with some exceptions. When it comes time to partition the community property, which is the process of dividing up the assets and debts of the parties, documentation is key.

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Community Property

In Louisiana, when the parties are going through a divorce, an equitable division of the assets and debts acquired during the marriage must occur. This is called a community property partition.

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