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Getting a divorce? Own a home in Louisiana?

For many couples going through a divorce in Louisiana, what to do with the home is often one of the biggest decisions. For those on the outside, it may seem easy to tell them to just sell it and split the profit. In this housing market, that is often easier said than done.

Getting a divorce? Own a home in Louisiana?

For many couples going through a divorce in Louisiana, what to do with the home is often one of the biggest decisions. For those on the outside, it may seem easy to tell them to just sell it and split the profit. In this housing market, that is often easier said than done.

The potential health impacts of a divorce

A divorce can lead to a person facing many issues. One of the types of issues that can arise in connection to a divorce are legal issues (such as property division, spousal support, child support and child custody).

Pet custody plans beneficial for some couples, not all

For those who do not own a pet, it may seem silly to spend time fighting over one in divorce or even more silly to come up with a custody arrangement for the animal. The truth is that pets are often considered not just part of a family, but a family member. Pets can provide an unbelievable level of support and companionship, especially during a divorce that is often a very emotional time. 

Is divorce a cause to celebrate in Louisiana?

Individuals living in Lafayette or anywhere else in Louisiana that have been through divorce know that the process is not easy. Ending a marriage is a difficult decision that many heavily weigh before proceeding forward. Ultimately, many individuals simply know that no matter how much they wish that their marriage would work, the relationship simply is not functional.

Kim Kardashian officially divorced

When we hear about celebrities in the news or read about them in magazines, it's easy to quickly pass judgment, assuming their lives are nothing like ours. And while many in Louisiana may not have the fortune or fame that celebrities do, one aspect of some people's lives may be more like celebrities than they think. We are talking about divorce.

Why a divorce may be good for your kids

If you have decided to get a divorce - or have been divorced - you know that there are many things to consider during the process. For parents, how their children will fare during a split is often at the forefront of considerations. While many parents get caught up in the age-old thinking that staying together would have been better for the children, a recent article in the Huffington Post offers some reasons why divorcing may actually be more beneficial.

Managing the financial side of divorce

As divorced Lafayette residents know, getting a divorce often means a complete upheaval of your finances. Whether your finances are altered because you've been ordered to pay child support and alimony or because you're lacking the double income you used to have, it's important to take action right away to get them back on track.

How divorce promotes marriage: the benefit of a legal split

Divorce rates in the U.S. have been high for quite some time, and many people in Louisiana are divorced or know of someone who has gone through a divorce. Now, perhaps because of the high rate of divorce, marriage rates in the country are lower than ever. While trying to avoid divorce, however, some find that breakups can be even worse without it.

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