Posts tagged "Divorce"

How does living separate and apart impact my divorce filing?

Louisianans who have problems in their marriage will sometimes decide that they will live separately for a time to determine how they will address the situation. While this is common, many will be unaware of how this can influence the divorce process. There are three grounds for divorce in the state and one is living separate and apart. Understanding the time periods and other considerations when a couple has taken this step is a key part of a case.

What if there is a dispute over income for support in a divorce?

Support is one of the most common causes of dispute in a Louisiana divorce. When the court decides on child support and other types of support from one former spouse to the other, it will make its determination based on the income and a variety of factors that impact the person (the obligor) who is ordered to pay.

Dukes of Hazzard star's divorce finalized after five years

When celebrities go through the divorce process, having the emotional process publicized allows all of us to realize that they are just like anyone else. Although they may have more assets and property to sort through, the process still requires the couple to make decisions regarding property division, alimony, child custody and child support.

Property division laws in the state of Louisiana

Much like couples in Louisiana and elsewhere get married for a wide variety of reasons, there are a variety of reasons to end a marriage. However, no matter the cause for divorce, spouses will have to go through the process of ending their union. This also means addressing marital property and splitting it accordingly.

What is considered when someone requests alimony in a divorce?

A marriage requires a careful balance of needs and responsibilities between the parties. Different couples throughout Louisiana may settle on different distributions of duties and chores between the spouses to find the equilibrium that lets their relationships thrive. For some, having one partner work outside of the home for income while the other works in the home on domestic responsibilities can work to ensure that all financial, social and personal duties are met.

Problems with money can drive spouses apart and lead to divorce

There is no question that living in certain areas of the country is expensive. Metropolitan areas across the nation can be so pricey that not everyone can afford to find housing and other basic necessities in their budgets. Even here in Louisiana, some people are simply priced out of living in communities with higher costs of living.

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