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Can you date while you divorce?

You're going through a divorce, but the process isn't quick. You've waited months and still have different issues you need to address. In the meantime, you'd love to start dating again. You want to meet new people and get your life back on track.

Getting a divorce: The basics in Louisiana

If you want to get a divorce in Louisiana, the first thing you need to do is to determine if you want an at-fault or no-fault divorce. Louisiana does recognize both, but the most common is a no-fault divorce. In a no-fault divorce, you and your spouse agree that the marriage has broken down but do not place the blame on one person or the other. Choosing an at-fault divorce is normally best if you plan to try to seek custody of your child or have a dispute about your property and want to have an edge over your spouse.

3 tips for getting through the holidays during divorce

The holidays are coming up quickly, and with your divorce on your mind, it's hard to imagine what you're going to be able to do or how you're going to pull yourself together for family events. Fortunately, plenty of people have been where you are now, so there are some helpful tips for managing your holidays and surviving your divorce.

Alimony: To be taxed or to avoid taxes?

Alimony is a word many people don't like to bring up during divorce, because it can have lasting implications. For those who have to pay alimony, it seems like they'll never escape the marriage they were once in. For those receiving it, it's a lifeline while they get back on their feet, but it's also a stress because it's taxable income.

Get the help you need to keep your divorce civil

Divorce is, even in the best of circumstances, a complicated matter. Spouses have to discuss many personal aspects of their lives before attorneys and judges. Most divorces include some form of a grief process. Even in relatively amicable divorces, the loss of a marriage you thought would last forever can weigh heavily on the entire experience.

Divorce and your health

There has been plenty of research that confirms that married people are happier and healthier than people who are divorced. The health benefits of marriage are pretty easy to see. Spouses offer a support system to each other when times are difficult and provide companionship. Couples motivate each other to improve themselves and encourage each other to develop various good habits.

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