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Restraining orders are safety protection, not just flimsy paper

Some women in Louisiana that are suffering at the hands of an abusive partner feel that a restraining order will do nothing to protect them. One woman that decided not to get a restraining order against an abusive boyfriend says, "It's just a piece of paper. At the end of the day, your sense of security is null and void."

How do I protect against an abusive spouse in Louisiana?

Domestic violence is a terrifying reality, and a reality that many victims across Louisiana live with every day. Breaking free from a violent relationship can be difficult, particularly when individuals subjected to such abuse are unsure of their rights and options.

Tips for cutting the cost of a divorce in Louisiana

Many couples in Lafayette and elsewhere across Louisiana are tired of feeling unfulfilled in their marriage. An individual may know that he or she no longer wishes to be married to their spouse, but the individual may fear that the expenses associated with a divorce are too costly. With proper planning, ending a marriage should not be an unreasonable expense.

What does a divorce in a community property state mean for debt?

When a couple in Louisiana decides to divorce, there are several issues that need to be addressed. One issue that can make starting a new life after divorce complicated is property division. Louisiana is a "community property state." This means that when a couple divorces, all marital property will be divided in an even 50/50 split.

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