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.
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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
Generally, separate property is: Property acquired by a spouse before the marriage; Property acquired by a spouse with separate things; Property acquired by a spouse by inheritance; Property donated to that spouse separately; Damages awarded to the s… Read More »
A parent cannot deny visitation to the other parent because of the refusal to pay child support. Likewise, a parent cannot refuse to pay child support because the other parent will not permit visitation. There are very few exceptions to these rules. … Read More »
The fact that the absent parent is not located in the state of Louisiana may make collection of more difficult. However, all the 50 states have laws that have been passed which address cooperation between the states in the collection of child support… Read More »