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Family law: Divorce may have some financial pluses

Most people don't associate any benefits with the end of a marriage. But for some Louisiana residents, divorce can actually be financially positive, and some family law documents may help. It often forces former spouses to take a hard look at their money situations and put plans into play to become even better at managing their money. Actually, money is one of the main reasons for the failure of a marriage, so having some positive money management skills would definitely be beneficial.

The potential problems with probate by pickup truck

When a loved one dies, there is a whole list of things that usually have to be done to close out his or her estate in Louisiana. The problem is not everyone ends up doing everything on the list, either because they are unaware or feel it's unnecessary. Instead, they go pack up and move their loved one's things and call it a day. This is called probate by pickup truck.

2 recently arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated

Driving after consuming impairing substances is never recommended and can result in one being arrested if caught by police. Recently, law enforcement officers in Louisiana arrested two individuals for allegedly driving while intoxicated. If either ends up being convicted, the consequences may be significant.

Injured in a car accident caused by a friend or family member?

You were out riding around Zachary or elsewhere in Louisiana with a friend or family member behind the wheel when it happened. You were in a car accident and it was his or her fault. You were hurt and needed medical attention. This event has cost you a lot physically, emotionally and mentally, but you don't know what you can do to seek relief because you are afraid of damaging your relationship. You don't want to file a lawsuit against your loved one, so what can you do?

Common family law mistakes may have long-term repercussions

The process of ending a marriage can understandably be confusing for those who have never been through it before. Sadly, a single divorce mistake can have major consequences in the long term. For this reason, it is essential that those navigating the family law process avoid a couple of commonly made mistakes in Louisiana.

Crash costs add up in Louisiana

If you're involved in a car crash, then one of the main questions you may have is, "Who is going to pay for the damages?" Auto crashes cost Americans thousands of dollars each year, and it is important that the person who is responsible is held liable.

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