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  • CUSTODY

    March 2021

    Our client came in because she and her ex-boyfriend did not have a custody agreement on their minor children.  We filed a Motion for Custody to be Set; and now they know exactly which parent should have the minor children on holidays, birthdays, summer vacation, etc.  We always try to put somethi... Read On

  • INTRAFAMILY ADOPTIONS

    March 2021

    Our client came in wanting an intrafamily adoption (a step-parent wanting to become the legal father).  After a hearing on the termination of the legal father's rights, the judge terminated his parental rights, clearing the way for our client to adopt the minor child and have a new birth certific... Read On

  • DIVORCE

    March 2021

    Our client came in because his spouse was committing adultery and he wanted a divorce.  We filed a petition for divorce based upon the adultery, and after a hearing proving the adultery, he was divorced. Read On

  • SUCCESSION

    February 2021

    Many of our clients come in because of a death of a loved one.  Because I lost my husband several years ago, she can empathize with a person having to do a succession.  Our client came in crying because she had just lost her husband and she could not get access to any of the bank accounts.  We qu... Read On

  • FALSE CHARGE AND CUSTODY

    November 2020

    Our client came in because his ex-wife got a protective order against him claiming sexual molestation.  After several polygraphs, investigations by DCFS, investigations by Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, it was determined that it was NOT true.  He had previously been awarded custody of their ... Read On

  • CUSTODY

    December 2020

    Our client had come in because she had gotten clean and sober for the last two years and wanted to change the custody agreement.  Previously, she only got to see the children when her ex-husband allowed her to, and then he had to supervise the visit.  After a trial, she received unsupervised cust... Read On

  • DIVORCE

    March 2020

    Our client came in to get a divorce and custody.  After the required amount of time (one year because the parties had a child under the age of eighteen), we had the court confirm a divorce.  During that period, we also successfully had the parties establish a custodial agreement. Read On

  • CUSTODY

    March 2020

    Our client came in because the “baby mama” was not allowing him to see the minor child.  After several attempts to get her served, we finally got service.  We had a paternity test done to determine that he was the biological father.  Then after going to court, he now has three weekends a month wi... Read On

  • CUSTODY

    July 2019

    Our client came in because he was not able to see the child except whenever the mother would let him.  After a hearing on the matter, our client became the domiciliary parent and the mother saw her child every other weekend. Read On

  • DIVORCE AND COMMUNITY PROPERTY

    July 2018

    Our client came in to get a divorce from her husband.  After the required amount of time they were separated (six months since they did not have any children under the age of 18), we had the court confirm a divorce.  We then worked on the community property settlement which was successfully media... Read On

  • CUSTODY

    July 2017

    Our client was a grandmother who came in to see us because the child's parents were both drug addicts.  In the end, she got sole custody of the minor child and both parents received supervised visits with their child. Read On

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    We also do many, many divorces where there are no children or community property.  These divorces are usually very easy and both parties agree to the divorce.  These can be done fairly quickly and amicably.  We do the same for custody on minor children.  Both parties agree on how they should have... Read On

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