Will my attorney accept my divorce case on a contingency fee basis? No. A contingency fee is one that only becomes payable if your case is successful. In Louisiana, lawyers are prohibited from entering into a contingent fee contract in any divorce case. Your lawyer may not accept payment based upon
After our divorce is final, can the property agreement be modified? In Louisiana, the divorce judgment can be granted without a property settlement taking place. Once you have reached a property settlement, the provisions in your property settlement agreement dealing with the distribution of your assets and debts are not modifiable.
What is a property settlement agreement? A property settlement agreement is a written document that includes all of the financial agreements you and your spouse have reached in your divorce. This may include the division of property, debts, child support, alimony, insurance, and attorney fees. The property settlement may be a separate