What if My Spouse Is Avoiding Being Served with Divorce Papers in Jefferson Parish?
Divorce is never easy, especially for those who aren't ready to give up on a marriage or remain in denial. One common strategy for spouses who struggling letting go is to try to avoid getting served divorce papers. They are under the assumption that avoiding being served will prohibit you
The Most Important Documents During a Divorce
A divorce is usually a very complicated process. It can impact you legally, financially and emotionally. When working with a divorce lawyer to help you through the difficult divorce process, be prepared by having all of your ducks in a row by having all of your important documents ready for review. It
Dividing Property Assets During a Divorce
Going through the agonizing divorce process? Many decisions need to be made and dividing all property assets is one of these decisions. You might need to get the court involved, especially if you aren’t very knowledgeable about the process in the state of Louisiana. Louisiana Community Property Laws Under the Louisiana Community
Divorce & Identity Theft Concerns
Divorce is challenging in more way than one. It can bring a lot of issues and many hurdles you need to jump over, things like paying bills, child care and more. And even worse, some people involved in divorce can fall victim to identity theft. Make sure to take the
Complexities Surrounding Military Retirement and Divorce
Getting a divorce is difficult and it can be even more complicated if you are in the military and retirement benefits are thrown into the mix. A military divorce is no different from any other divorce, but there are some special factors involved that plays a role in the case. Financial
2018 Resolutions for Divorce
January has one of the highest rates of divorce papers filed. There are several reasons for this. Many times an individual does not want to interrupt the holiday season or make family gatherings unpleasant. The new year is also a time for reflection, and it is not uncommon for victims
Preserving Evidence for a Divorce Case
Divorce cases are always difficult and usually come along with stressful emotions. There are a number of things that can be brought up during a divorce case and often time there are things that can be used to your advantage. To help take the pressure off of yourself, make sure
My spouse’s attorney wants to take my deposition in our divorce case. What is a deposition?
What is a deposition? A deposition is the asking and answering of questions under oath, outside of court, in the presence of a court reporter. A deposition may be taken of you, your spouse, or potential witnesses in your divorce case, including experts. Both attorneys will be present. You and your
Divorce is expensive. Can’t the court order my spouse to pay my attorney fees?
If you want to ask the court to order your spouse to pay any portion of your legal fees, be sure to discuss this with your attorney at the first opportunity. Most lawyers will treat the obligation for your legal fees as your obligation. Attorney fees are considered a community debt
Words you may hear your attorney say in divorce court – Part 2
Here are more words that you may hear in your divorce or custody case: Judgment of Divorce: A final court order dissolving the Marriage Defendant: The responding party to a divorce; the party who did not file the petition initiating the divorce. Deposition: A witness’s testimony taken out of court, under oath, and