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3 tips for helping your kids cope with your divorce

Divorce can be extremely difficult for the young ones in your family to process. Even though your marriage is heading for an imminent end, you want to do everything possible to minimize the negative consequences your kids experience. Here are three tips for helping...

What rights do fathers have during divorce?

You may assume that your children's mother will automatically receive primary custody after your divorce. But this is not the case, and the court will consider many factors when deciding on a custody arrangement and a plan for child support.  Louisiana abides by...

4 tips for emotionally coping with your divorce

Divorce can take a toll on your emotional, mental and physical health, and it may incite a period of your life where you experience feelings of depression. The National Network of Depression Centers states that during their lifetimes, one in five Americans will...

3 tips for a low-stress custody exchange

Joint custody is often in the leading interests of children who have divorced parents. After all, kids tend to thrive when both parents play an active role in their care and upbringing. Nonetheless, while you may have agreed to co-parent your kids, you may not get...

Factors affecting spousal support

If you will pay spousal support or receive it, it is important to understand how the process works. There are many factors that will affect how much the support is for, how long it lasts and whether the court will award it in your case.  There are two types of spousal...