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Signs that divorce may be on the horizon

Nowadays, nearly any topic can be approached from a scientific standpoint. This can be quite helpful, as it can shine new light on an old topic, leaving individuals better informed and more prepared to deal with potential problems. Although when we think of science we tend to think of the medicine and the like, it can, and has, also been applied to relationships and marriages. In fact, a psychologist at the University of Washington has found that four behaviors significantly increase a couple's chances of divorce.

Adoption and the termination of parental rights in Louisiana

Giving a child in need a safe and secure home may sound easy enough, especially when a family is willing and able, but that is not always the case. An adoption may be contested and, before even getting to that point, biological parents may fight the termination of their parental rights.

Handling child custody issues in Louisiana

A previous post here discussed the different components of child custody, primarily legal and physical custody. If you have children and are about to go through the divorce process, then you may need to know about the different types of custody, as well as the various types of custody arrangements that may be available to you. Once you know what you want, then you can proceed with trying to negotiate a resolution with your soon-to-be-ex-spouse.

When should I consider a child support modification?

It can take a lot of time and effort to establish a child support payment plan, and once it's in place, parents may be inclined to leave it as it is. Still, a lot can happen in the months and years after the paperwork is signed. A parent may become suddenly ill, lose a job, change marital status or receive an increase in income. These changes and others can mean that a plan that once made sense now needs changes. The law provides that parents can make these changes through requesting a modification.

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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