Though various studies have identified certain risk factors that could increase the chance of a marriage ending in divorce, the reality of the situation is that marriages end across Louisiana daily for a number of reasons. Regardless of the reason, dissolving a marriage is never an easy road to embark upon and it helps greatly to have someone supportive and sympathetic by their side.
Ending the marriage though is just the beginning of the road-there are a number of family law issues involved in a divorce and they have to be handled delicately and with a long-term goal in mind. While some may be in a hurry to end their legal relationship with their spouse and be willing to accept any divorce agreement in a rush, it is important to understand the long-term ramifications of issues such as alimony, child custody, visitation and property division. however, the legal complexities may be overwhelming for someone who is already going through an emotionally difficult time and it is beneficial to have an experienced attorney by one’s side.
For the last 17 years, lawyers at our firm have been assisting clients by handling a number of family law issues, ranging from divorces-contested and uncontested-to property division to child custody and visitation matters. We take the time to understand every client’s individual situation and tailor our strategy accordingly-some may find that family mediation works for them while others prefer going through litigation to resolve their issues. Either way, we are not afraid of going to bat for our clients.
There are a number of legalities that must be completed before a divorce can be finalized, including living apart for a number of months. It is important to ensure that a technicality does not delay the divorce process. To find out more about divorce, visit our page.