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Who pays for private school after a Louisiana divorce?

After the divorce has been finalized, there likely will be a great deal of changes. Some things may need to be altered regarding your children. It is likely that custody will be divided between you and your ex-spouse, but who pays child support will depend on who is regarded as the primary caregiver and who has the highest disposable income.

Wrongful death lawsuits can hold drunk drivers accountable

Losing a loved one is never easy. If the death was the result of an illness, you may have had time to prepare yourself, but that doesn't make grieving less painful. However, there is an extra layer of pain and shock involved when a family loses someone unexpectedly. Sudden medical events or a motor vehicle crash could end a life quickly, leaving family members and friends to grieve not only the loss of life, but the loss of a future with their loved one.

In a divorce, organization makes a difference

In general, divorce is hard. It takes a toll emotionally, financially and sometimes even physically. Through the constant ups and downs of ending a marriage, it is easy to lose focus and let your emotions make decisions for you. Unfortunately, when this happens, you risk coming out the other side in a less than optimal position. For example, you might be so focused on not letting your husband get your home in Lafayette that you give up other assets that could have kept you financially secure.

4 safety tips for new drivers

Getting behind the wheel for the first time can be both exhilarating and frightening. It is likely that you are more frightened than exhilarated at the prospect of your teenager driving off on his own. You are intimitely familiar with the dangers that exist on the roads of Lafayette.

Understanding Louisiana community property laws during divorce

Going through a divorce is a frustrating and often unpredictable process. You don't know what your spouse will ask for or what the courts will decide. You may feel like you have no control over your own finances and future. You may worry about the impact on your children or even on your retirement. The good news is that the outcome is at least somewhat predictable if you understand Louisiana laws about divorces.

Did you suffer a traumatic brain injury in your car crash?

There are a number of ways that people could sustain traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). The most common cause of TBIs is falling, followed by participation in sports. Many people end up striking their heads or having something hit them in the head during a car accident. That's why the Center for Disease Control lists motor vehicle accidents as the third leading cause of TBIs in the United States.