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How do uninsured medical costs affect child support?

Divorce can be heart-wrenching, reshaping the way an individual's life looks after the process is settled. The matter can be even more difficult to handle with child custody is challenged. And even when a resolution is reached, child support issues can linger for years. Though noncustodial parents often have to help pay for every day, educational, and extracurricular expenses, they also have to help pay for their children's medical care. But what if medical expenses far exceed one's health insurance coverage?

What do I need to do in order to adopt through the state?

There are many children across Louisiana who are looking for a permanent home. Fortunately, there are many families willing to open their arms and welcome these children into their homes with love and support. However, though the decision to adopt a child is an important and joyous one, it can also trigger certain requirements that must be met before the adoption can be finalized.

Divorce filings peak after the holiday season

This blog devotes a lot of time talking about the divorce process and the plethora of issues that accompany it. Though these matters are highly important and can be difficult to contend with, so, too, can the mere decision to file for divorce. For many, the timing may never feel right. For others, though, there may be specific timing that works best for them and their family.

What is the divorce process?

Getting divorced can be overwhelming. There is, of course, the emotional turmoil that one may feel as a result of the circumstances, as well as the daunting feelings that may be associated with starting a new life as a single person. In addition, divorcing parties have to contend with multiple legal issues that can result in heated disputes, the outcomes of which could shape their lives for years to come. These matters include child custody, child support, alimony and property division. But many may find themselves wondering how the divorce process will play out. We hope this post will help them better understand the divorce timeline.

We strive for post-divorce financial stability

Financial stability after a marriage is vitally important. When not handled properly, divorce can leave you facing money woes and stress over your future. However, the law works to find fairness, which could mean striking a financial balance between the splitting couple. As was discussed last week, interim spousal support and, perhaps afterwards, permanent alimony is one way that a divorcing individual can find financial stability and maintain their standard of living post-divorce.

Contact Our Child Custody And Support Lawyers In Baton Rouge

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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