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September 2015 Archives

What constitutes domestic violence under Louisiana law?

What is the number one health concern in the country today? According to the U.S. Surgeon General, it's domestic violence. That might surprise a lot of readers in Louisiana, but all you have to do is look at the daily headlines to see that the issue is one worthy of concern.

Baby conceived through surrogacy in legal custody limbo

It may be possible for a single man or woman in Louisiana to become a parent if they want to by virtue of artificial reproductive technologies. That does not mean that the code of family law is always prepared to accept the reality. It is in such situations where social change outstrips the ability of the law to keep pace.

529 college accounts can be tricky in divorce

It used to be the norm in Louisiana and the rest of the country that a child graduated from high school and was considered emancipated from the parents. That was before having a college education was deemed essential for long-term success. Then again, today, there are those who have started to argue that the cost of a college education has become so exorbitant that it may not justify the investment.

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