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Ways to take care of your children’s mental health during your divorce

It can be very difficult for children to weather their parents’ divorce. They may not fully understand the factors that are causing the divorce, and it may be hard for them to feel like life no longer features the kind of stability that kids crave. This reality can take a

Safety tips for pedestrians walking near the street

Pedestrians face a high level of danger when walking near traffic. In fact, some reports have shown that this risk level has increased source in recent years, with pedestrian fatalities reaching a 40-year peak. Accidents happen when drivers make mistakes, when they get distracted and when they otherwise act negligently. So

How does the court determine the best interests of a child?

Child custody can be heavily contested during a divorce or separation. It can be heartbreaking to learn that the court will determine how much time you will spend with your child going forward. If you are litigating the custody of your child, it is obviously important that you understand how

Be safe and laissez les bon temps rouler!

Acadiana has a vibrant Mardi Gras scene that is very different from the atmosphere in New Orleans. While it shares many of the same elements – masking, parades and big parties – ours is more family-friendly and wholesome than the French Quarter chaos. But that does not mean that celebrating

4 reasons to consider a prenuptial agreement

Some people think that it is crass to request a prenuptial agreement, but that attitude is no longer the predominant one. Many people now view prenuptial agreements as a common-sense form of protection. After all, a significant percentage of marriages have consistently ended in divorce for many decades running. Additionally, prenuptial

Are you allowed to adopt your foster child in Louisiana?

Sometimes, foster children can add so much meaning to your life that you want to give them a home and lots of love for the rest of their lives. Adoption seems the most logical approach for families that want to parent their foster child permanently. While adoption is possible in

Ways to take care of children’s mental health during a divorce

Why? What is divorce? What happens now? These are questions you likely will hear from your children upon breaking the news that you and their other parent will go your separate ways. But you may expect a lot more challenges as psychological problems may surface. Suddenly, your children must adjust

3 things to know about a concussion

One possible injury you may face in a motor vehicle accident is a head injury. These range from minor to catastrophic. Traumatic brain injuries range from concussions up to more serious injuries that cause the person to be in a coma. If you’ve been in a car crash, remember these three

Would supervised visitation benefit your child?

Ideally, separated parents will both be able to play an active role in the upbringing of their children. Nonetheless, family dynamics can be complex, particularly when parents have separated. The family court is more than aware of this, which is why there are numerous options in terms of custody arrangements.

What is highway hypnosis (and how do you prevent it)?

If you’re like a lot of other Americans, you’re going to rack up some miles on the highway this winter as you make the long drive to your parent’s or grandparent’s home for the holidays. Just be careful that you don’t let highway hypnosis take over. Highway hypnosis is the term that’s