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February 2017 Archives

Restraining orders available for victims of domestic violence

Domestic violence affects numerous families in Louisiana every year. This is an issue that law enforcement officials take very seriously, as the damage this type of behavior causes can be devastating. Victims of domestic violence have the ability to seek restraining orders to help them find relief. If you desire an order of protection, an experienced attorney can help you take the steps necessary to obtain one.

Fathers' rights for unmarried dads

In the past 10 years, the number of unwed fathers has jumped over 20 percent. Unfortunately, many of those fathers are not an influential part of their children's lives. Parenting experts believe this may be because unwed men are not aware of their fathers' rights and responsibilities. These advocates feel that fathers would participate more fully in their children's lives if they knew how.

State Senator Troy Brown accused of domestic abuse for 2nd time

Louisiana lawmakers often have tough decisions to make. However, recent events involving one of their own have left those elected officials struggling to decide the right course of action. After learning that State Senator Troy Brown had been charged with domestic abuse, some are calling for him to lose his job.

Protecting children from personal disputes after divorce

The first year or so after a divorce may be the most difficult as former partners struggle to maintain a sense of balance and stability for their children while finding their own footing. While communication with an ex-spouse may be emotionally exhausting, it is also crucial to establishing the tone for co-parenting for years to come. Louisiana couples may be unable to avoid disputes as they move past the settlement, but psychologists advise them to be aware of how their actions affect their children.

Divorce mediation in Louisiana can be first step to new life

Undoubtedly, most people in Louisiana expect their marriages will last a lifetime. When the truth is different from those expectations, it can be a sad and even depressing realization. If one has made plans and goals based on the ideal of being part of a couple, letting go of those dreams may be difficult. However, a change in perspective may help one remain positive and even allow one to participate in divorce mediation with dignity and grace.

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