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If you’re interested in learning more about Louisiana divorce laws, you’ll find the information, links, and resources you need below. This list is not all-inclusive but presents a variety of avenues that your own research might take, including references to the applicable Louisiana Codes, should you decide to read those for yourself. Alternatively, you might simply choose to consult a Louisiana attorney specializing in divorce law.  

Louisiana Divorce Resources:

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Louisiana Directory of Divorce Mediation & Mediators: This is a directory of mediators and arbitrators in Louisiana who are available to help for family law issues both within and without the court system. “Alternative dispute resolution” is the blanket term for the type of service that these professionals provide; it is an alternative to litigation in court.

Free Advice Divorce Articles:

Common Law Marriages
Dividing Up Property in a Divorce: Community Property vs. Equitable Distribution
The Divorce Process: From Separation to Final Judgment
Ending a Marriage or Taking a Break
Effect of Premarital Agreements on Divorce
Effect of Divorce on Taxes
Effect of Divorce on Estate Planning/Wills

Louisiana Family Law Statutes:

Louisiana Legal Separation:  RS 9-309

Louisiana Divorce:
Grounds/Fault – No-Fault: RS 9-307
Residency/Where to File: RS 9-302
Simplified Divorce:
Divorce Mediation: RS 9-306, RS 9-332
Annulment: CC Section 5, Article 151 and 152

Louisiana Divorce and Finances:

Property Division/Debts: CC Chapter 3, Article 159
Spousal Support: RS 9-321

Louisiana Divorce and Children:
Child Custody: RS 9-313
Child Support: RS 9-312, RS 9-315

Louisiana Divorce/Child Support/Child Custody Lawyers:

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How a Family Lawyer Can Help

Louisiana Online Divorce Services:

LegalZoom.com – An online documentation service that helps users file for divorce.
CompleteCase.com – Offers an affordable way to file for uncontested divorces online.

Louisiana Divorce Laws: Click below to find the Louisiana Divorce laws you’re looking for: 

Louisiana Divorce Law, Lawyers & Attorneys
Louisiana Divorce & Separation
Louisiana Divorce & Finances
Louisiana Child Custody & Louisiana Child Support