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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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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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What Expenses are Included in Your Child Support Payments?

There are many financial factors that are taken into consideration when calculating child support in Louisiana. The basic child support obligation is first calculated by combining the adjusted gross income of each parent, which is the amount of income each parent makes before taxes are taken out.

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Tips to Reduce Your Legal Costs

We know legal fees can become expensive very quickly. Here are some suggestions to help you minimize your legal expenses so that you can keep your case as cost effective as possible.

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Why is Everyone Talking About Fault?

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I Want Him/Her to Pay!!!

It's fairly common for a client to enter our office very upset and demand he or she wants other side to pay. Generally, I imagine his or her ultimate desire to see the future former spouses' head served up on a silver platter

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Don't Litigate, Mediate! The Benefits of Mediation in Child Custody Cases

Very frequently, we see parents who are at complete odds meaning they are unable to work together to create a custody plan that works for their family. When this happens, it is up to the court to decide a custody plan.

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