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Louisiana post-adoption contact agreements

The choice to adopt is not one to be made lightly. After all, bringing a child into one's home can be a challenge, not to mention having to deal with the lengthy and sometimes contested adoption process. Throughout this process, pre-adoptive families have to make a lot of decisions. Perhaps one of the most important is whether to enter into a post-adoption contact agreement and, if so, what the terms of that agreement should be.

We can assist with collaborative divorce in Louisiana

Marriage can be challenging. For some, this is just part of being committed to one's partner. But for others, the bad aspects of their relationships outweigh the good. If you find yourself in this position, then you might be considering divorce, which in itself can be a daunting thought. After all, divorce often involves heated arguments, litigation, and fighting for what you think you deserve.

What is a divorce coach in a collaborative divorce?

Every marriage is different. Similarly, every divorce is unique. Though many of the same issues, such as child custody, child support, alimony and property division, can come into play, the specific assets, individuals and relationships involved can shape the way a divorce unfolds. In an attempt to accommodate varying personalities and divorce situations, there are many types of divorces available to Louisianans. Though traditional litigation is always an option, many opt for a collaborative divorce, where a team is assembled to help a divorcing couple come to an agreement that is fair.

4 things you should do to prepare for a divorce

If things are not working out between you and your spouse, you may be considering getting a divorce. Although divorce is not a step that should be taken lightly, if you have decided to go through with the process, it is important to prepare for it to ensure that the proceedings work out in your favor. Here are four measures that you should take if you plan to pursue a divorce:

Johnny Depp, Amber Heard divorce contentious to start

Divorce can happen to anyone at any time. Regardless of the situation underlying a dissolving marriage, everyone who finds him or herself a party to divorce can face challenging emotional and financial problems. This is true for both everyday Louisianans and celebrities. Though celebrity divorces get more coverage, the lessons learned from their stories can prove beneficial to those who are not celebrities.

Parents who don't pay child support face significant penalties

Over the last couple of weeks we have discussed the benefits of child support and how pursuing such support can be beneficial to custodial parents. While these issues are certainly important, so is the problem of unpaid child support. Unpaid support can leave a child and his or her custodial parent on challenging financial footing. It can also pose significant legal ramifications for the parent who has failed to pay.

The Rowe Law Firm helps Louisianans with child support

The marriage dissolution process can be difficult on many levels. The mere thought of ending a relationship that has lasted for years, perhaps even decades, can be heart-breaking. If a couple has children, then parents might be concerned about how the divorce will affect their children. While all of this is certainly important, there is also another very real impact caused by divorce: the impact on one's finances.

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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