Recent Posts in Uncontested Divorce Category

  • Checklist to Make Sure an Uncontested Divorce Can Go Forward

    || 16-Dec-2014

    No matter if you think your divorce is going to be uncontested, you still need to hire a Baton Rouge divorce attorney if you've just divorced while living as residents in the area. Some couples mistakenly think that when they agree on everything in a divorce, it can be as simple as signing on the dotted line and having the divorce over with in one day. While it's definitely easier, it ...
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  • The Benefits Of An Uncontested Divorce

    || 24-Oct-2014

    There are many reasons that couples decide that divorce is the best option. When you are ready to move on and start a fresh new life, you may decide that an uncontested divorce is the path you want to take and a Baton Rouge divorce attorney can help. Why choose an uncontested divorce? Here are the benefits that a divorce that is uncontested offers. Choosing an uncontested divorce means that you ...
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  • Chris Martin, Gwyneth Paltrow Show Divorce Isn't Always Acrimonious

    || 9-Sep-2014

    Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow famously "consciously uncoupled" in March, but that doesn't mean that the months since have been filled with acrimony and stress. In a recent interview with MYFM Radio in Los Angeles, Martin, the lead singer of the mega-popular band Coldplay, said he and Paltrow remain "very close." Martin put rumors of reunification to rest by saying he and ...
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  • Consider Mediation

    || 28-Aug-2014

    As a Baton Rouge divorce lawyer, I handle some of the most difficult cases in the legal field. I understand that there is very little that evokes passion, anger, frustration, and worry like a difficult divorce or a battle for custody of the children. While mediation isn't appropriate in every case, I recommend it where possible, because it helps families manage divorce and custody processes ...
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  • Four Ways to Tell if an Uncontested Divorce is Right for You

    || 21-Aug-2014

    Going through a divorce is already hard enough without having to complicate the situation with a lengthy court battle. In many cases, an uncontested divorce will work for most couples. Unlike a traditional divorce, an uncontested divorce is settled outside of the courtroom with the help of a Baton Rouge family law lawyer. How do I know if an uncontested divorce is right for me? You and your spouse ...
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  • 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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  • 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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  • Uncontested Divorce In Baton Rouge Makes The Process Easier On Everyone

    || 6-Jun-2014

    Divorce is never an easy life event to live through. It's generally even more difficult when there are children involved. However, regardless of whether you have children or not, if it's possible for you to have an uncontested divorce, you will save yourself a lot of time, money and heartache in the long run. In the State of Louisiana, an uncontested divorce is defined as a divorce that ...
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  • Filing for 102 Uncontested Divorce

    || 3-Jun-2014

    An uncontested divorce, though sometimes far from amicable, is a process in which both spouses are in agreement with divorce terms. Things to consider in an uncontested divorce are filing requirements, divorce paperwork, asset and debt division, and child custody. It is advised that you contact a Baton Rouge divorce attorney even when filing for an uncontested divorce in Louisiana. The ...
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  • The Benefits of Having a Divorce Attorney for Your Uncontested Divorce

    || 7-May-2014

    There are plenty of reasons as to why you will want a Baton Rouge divorce attorney by your side during the process of your uncontested divorce. You will find that they can help you significantly with legal advice that will help to guide you through this difficult process. This will then ensure that the end results of your divorce is something that you can live peacefully with and not end up being ...
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  • Why Don't You Hear About Uncontested Divorces?

    || 28-Apr-2014

    Uncontested divorces do not get much attention. That's probably because they lack the tears and theatrics of the splashy separations one reads about in the supermarket tabloids. One thing to know, though, is that uncontested divorces are far more common than those nightmare-scenario divorces people talk about. For example, while everyone heard about Kim Kardashian's drawn-out and troubled ...
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  • Navigating Through an Uncontested Divorce

    || 28-Apr-2014

    When you got married, you assumed that your marriage would last forever. You were so happy, and you envisioned a fairy tale ending in which you would grow old together, enjoy your grandchildren together, and be with each other until death would you part. However, like many Louisiana marriages, eventually you grew apart. It wasn't long before one of you mentioned divorce, and you made the ...
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  • How 'Conscious Uncoupling' and Uncontested Divorce are Similar

    || 17-Apr-2014

    Gwyneth Paltrow caused a media storm recently when she announced that she and her husband, Chris Martin, were "consciously uncoupling." She emphasized that after a decade of marriage the couple planned to remain friends and co-parent. Divorce lawyers were not as surprised by the concept of conscious uncoupling however. In Baton Rouge, the Layfield Law Firm handles contested and ...
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  • How Long Does an Uncontested Divorce Take in Louisiana?

    || 16-Jan-2014

    An uncontested divorce is defined as a divorce in which marital assets and debt ownership is not debated, both parties agree on divorce, and custody and visitation rights are agreeable to both spouses. This type of divorces can still be complicated and it is within an individual's best interest to hire a Baton Rouge divorce attorney to prepare a Divorce Agreement and file the proper paperwork. ...
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  • What is Louisiana "103 Divorce?"

    || 13-Jan-2014

    Louisiana Civil Code Article 103 allows couples who have been living apart for specific periods of time to file a divorce petition and get a final Judgment of Divorce signed by the court in a relatively short period of time. (Potentially within a month or so) Article 103 allows for "no fault" and "fault" based divorces. The no-fault 103 divorce allows couples who have already ...
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  • Is Keri Russell Heading Toward An Uncontested Divorce?

    || 9-Jan-2014

    It was recently learned that Keri Russell, whom Baton Rouge readers may know from the hit FX series "The Americans," had separated from her husband of seven years. Apparently, Russell and Shane Deary separated over the summer, but news of their split only recently broke. Russell and Deary, who met when he did contracting work on her New York City residence, wed on Valentine's Day ...
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  • Uncontested Divorces And The Division of Assets

    || 8-Jan-2014

    Regardless of whether you have been married a year or a decade, divorce is always a painful decision. According to a US Census Bureau study, Louisiana divorce rates are nearly 50 percent of overall marriage rates. If we're honest about it, not all divorces are contentious. Sometimes marriage simply does not work out and parties agree to go their separate ways. In many of these cases, the ...
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  • Uncontested Divorce Requirements in Louisiana

    || 3-Jan-2014

    If you are considering a divorce in Louisiana, a Baton Rouge Divorce Lawyer can help you sort through the division of assets such as the family home, jointly owned businesses, and retirement or savings benefits. Uncontested Divorce Requirements In Louisiana, a married couple does not need to claim grounds for divorce. A couple without children must simply have lived apart or separately for 180 ...
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