You Don't Have To Do This Alone. Simple Questions and Answers about Divorce in Louisiana.
We all know the statistics; half of all marriages that occur this year will end in divorce. About 80 percent of the people who get divorced remarry and about 55 percent of the second marriages end in divorce. This means that about half of our population experiences one divorce, and about a quarter will live through two. Even though we have all heard these numbers we didn't think it was supposed to be us.
A divorce is not something that I would wish on anybody but if it is going to happen it is best to be prepared. That's why I have prepared this packet of helpful information to help you through the process. I know that divorce is a scary thing and the more you know the better you should be able to weather through the storm and move on with your life.
The goal of a divorce should not be "How can I stick it to that no good such and such that I married". Although it is perfectly natural to feel that way in the beginning. The ultimate goal should be your ability to move on to a satisfying and productive life. And if children are involved it is even more important for you to take an active role in the process. You can help your children to come through this difficult period by using effective parenting skills or you can turn them in to emotional orphans. The choice is yours.
You can use your economic and emotional resources for the benefit of you and your children, or you can squander them in battles that you all lose. You are ending a relationship because in some critical way it has not succeeded. The best thing that you can do for yourself is to choose to stay in control of a process that can defeat and hurt you when it is out of control.
That is why it is important to have a lawyer that understands not only the business of divorce, but also the emotional aspects that divorce puts on any family. I've been representing clients in divorces for years, and I do understand the importance of taking control, over losing control. You don't have to do this alone. If you're going through a divorce, call me today. We'll start planning the necessary steps to your emotional, financial, and stable future.