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Tips for divorcing parents on dealing with holiday stresses

The holiday season is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the special love and affection that family members have for one another, but for families that have recently gone through a divorce or are anticipating a divorce, the holidays can add extra stress to an already difficult time.

By the numbers: Infidelity, men, women, divorce

Many of our Lake Charles readers know that Louisiana has just three recognized grounds for divorce: conviction of a felony, living separate and apart for a specific amount of time, and adultery. (It should be noted that no-fault divorce in Louisiana is in the category of living separate and apart.)

Dividing debt in a Louisiana divorce

It is perfectly understandable that many Lake Charles couples who face a divorce will focus much of their attention on property division. After all, the division of what a husband and wife own together is in most situations, financially significant for both people.

Divorced parents can make summertime good for their kids, too

Children love summertime. There’s no school to attend and it’s often the time in which families travel on vacations to theme parks, nature getaways and more. For children of divorced parents, arrangements for travel and visitations can be complicated, sometimes awkward and far too often hostile.

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