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Divorce complicated by Social Security rules

Couples in Louisiana and nationwide who are considering getting a divorce need to factor in the impact of Social Security rules on their finances, in order to not later be confronted by unpleasant surprises. This is particularly important to consider if one or both spouses are close to the age at which they can begin receiving benefits and has not yet started doing so.

Custody battle continues over Indian child

A decision at the end of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent session interpreted a federal statute with an impact on the child custody of a girl whose birth father is a member of a Native American tribe, but it has turned out to be just the beginning of a complex ongoing battle over the custody of the child. The case was watched with interest by many in Louisiana concerned about child custody law and issues. Adoptive parents initially took charge of the girl after getting consent to an adoption from the birth mother.

Divorce gives many a new perspective on life

People who go through a divorce in Louisiana and nationwide often find that it gives them a new perspective on life. One thing to realize is that while in some ways it is an end, in other ways it is a new beginning. It will change you, but it also changes how other people will look at you. Many people may regard you differently after your marriage has ended, even after much time has passed.

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We will take the time to learn as much as possible about your situation. Based on your goals and circumstances, we will help you determine the best course of action. Contact a Louisiana family law attorney at our law firm today.

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