Blog Posts in July, 2014

  • Uncontested Divorce vs. Contested Divorce

    || 31-Jul-2014

    If you’re considering the possibility of filing for divorce with a Baton Rouge family law lawyer and want to understand the difference between a contested divorce and an uncontested divorce, then this article should help to clarify the differences between the two. Understanding the differences between the two types of divorce before speaking with an attorney who focuses on these matters will ...
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  • Helping You Save Time and Money With Uncontested Divorce

    || 29-Jul-2014

    No one wants to find themselves in a situation where they are going through a divorce. However, relationships fall apart for many different reasons. If you are facing a divorce, then you are probably looking for a lawyer. Lawyers and court fees can quickly become expensive. There is, however, a way for you to hire a reputable attorney, at an affordable price, to help represent you as you go ...
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  • Approach Your Uncontested Divorce Wisely

    || 24-Jul-2014

    You've known your divorce was inevitable for a long time. In fact, if you're like many couples, you may have even been planning to get a divorce once the children were more able to easily understand your decision, or once you were more financially able to handle life on your own. It's possible that when you first began discussing your divorce with your spouse, you started putting a ...
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  • If We Agree on an Uncontested Divorce Do I Still Need an Attorney?

    || 22-Jul-2014

    Divorce is very difficult in all situations but it can be simpler when both spouses are able to agree on the terms of the separation. In a contested divorce the spouses are unable to agree on things like care of the children, division of property and payment of spousal support. Often lengthy legal proceedings are required to finalize the divorce in contested divorce cases. In an uncontested ...
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  • Should You Use a DIY Divorce Kit Instead of Hiring an Attorney?

    || 17-Jul-2014

    The process of divorce can be just as complicated and heartbreaking as the breakup itself. If a couple can agree on a few basics, an uncontested divorce could make it easier and less traumatic. In an effort to simplify things even further, a number of websites now offer Divorce Kits that encourage divorcing spouses to make it a do-it-yourself procedure. The obvious benefit is the savings in legal ...
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  • Dividing Assets In A Divorce More Complex Nowadays

    || 15-Jul-2014

    Property division issues can sometimes get complicated, even in uncontested divorces. For example, how should a partnership interest in a business be handled? Or, what about more complex investments in venture capital funds or hedge funds? In many cases, financial planners and attorneys with a focus in this area can help spouses to work through more complicated asset division issues in a fair and ...
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  • The Trends in Divorce

    || 10-Jul-2014

    In Louisiana and around the country divorce trends have been changing over the years. The fact that approximately half of marriages end in divorce is consistent. The reasons for a divorce are as different as the people who go through the process. There are a number of trends that are impacting rates of divorce. According to an article in Forbes Magazine, “ Over the years, changes occur in ...
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  • 3 Reasons To Choose Uncontested Divorce

    || 8-Jul-2014

    Perhaps you and your spouse have been having some problems for quite some time. You may have even tried to work things out, but in the end, you've decided that it's probably best for everyone in your family if you opt for a divorce. This is a difficult decision to make, especially because of the changes that are in store for your family. As your Baton Rouge family law lawyer, I've seen ...
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  • When Uncontested Becomes Contested

    || 3-Jul-2014

    In his article “When Good Intentions Go Bad” in Psychology Today, John R. "Jack" Schafer, Ph.D. talks about the ways in which good communications can turn ugly. People think things are going to go one way and then they don’t. Good communicators not only wordsmith but they also incorporate psychological components into their communications. He goes on to talk about the ...
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  • Helping Through Your Uncontested Divorce

    || 1-Jul-2014

    There are four different issues that one must face when going through a divorce. This includes determining the division of property and debt and dealing with the custody of the children and child support needs from either parent. If you are dealing with a divorce and find that these issues are met without much conflict between you and your ex-spouse, then you will definitely want to go through an ...
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