Welcome to LouisianaLawyer.com. It is your source for information about various aspects of Louisiana law. Here we will provide to you commonsense explanations in layman’s terms. Hopefully, the information provided here will give you a better understanding of the ins and outs of the different legal aspects of Louisiana law that this site covers.
Check out the Louisiana Child Support Calculator in the Family Law Section. It provides an estimate of the amount of child support that may be due based upon gross income of the spouses. Click on the link in the heading to go there.
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With the passage of a new law on the use of electronic devices in school zones, motorists will no longer be able to use their cell phone in school zones. The legislature was clearly prompted by the in… Read More »
Most complaints of contractor fraud arise after the homeowner has paid for in advance or when a substantial down payment had been made to a contractor for work to be performed. thereafter the contrac… Read More »
Louisiana has now adopted personal online account privacy rights which prohibit employers and educational institutions from requesting or requiring certain individuals to disclose information that all… Read More »
Domestic Abuse and Divorce in Louisiana are now greatly intertwined with the addition of new grounds for divorce and spousal support. There will be a new ground for immediate divorce in Louisiana wit… Read More »
Q and A
An award for child support is not to be reduced or increased unless the party seeking a reduction or increase shows a material change in circumstances of one of the parties between the time of the previous award and the time of the motion for a reduc… Read More »
Everything acquired during marriage or in possession of either spouse is presumed to be community property. However, either spouse may prove that any property is separate. Generally, community property consists of: Property acquired during marriage t… Read More »
I already have a child support order, but the of the parent is not paying. How can I enforce the order?Usually, the quickest and most effective way to enforcing child support order is through the use of a wage assignment or garnishment. These are orders to the employer or others to pay money owed to the delinquent parent over to the other parent for c… Read More »