It is often true that problems couples experience in marriage will often follow them into their divorce. If a spouse hides spending or financial information from the other during their marriage, that pattern can continue as they go through the legal process of obtaining a Louisiana divorce.
Our friends make us laugh and help us face adversity and get through tough times. And according to recent research, our friends are also tremendously influential in matters of divorce. A study by Brown University, Harvard University and the University of California found that you are 75 percent more likely to divorce if a friend has divorced.
It is often difficult to know how to deal appropriately with the emotions and very personal issues that divorce can bring to the surface. There are clearly different types of support and interactions involved when you discuss your divorce with a family member or close friend than when talking about it with a neighbor or co-worker.
For years, many people believed that prenuptials were exclusively for the wealthy. That perception has changed in recent years, however, as increasing numbers of engaged couples have opted in on the legal documents that describe the division of assets should a couple one day divorce.
“People decide that they want to be divorced — and in their minds, it’s done. It’s over,” said a woman who divorced her husband late last year. Because of unexpected complications with his health insurance, she wound up keeping him on her insurance for five months while the end of the marriage was being finalized.
There are so many factors to consider as you begin to ponder a divorce. Those factors include child custody and child support, as well as spousal support (also known as alimony) and property division.
There is no perfect age at which to marry. There is a risk of divorce for all couples that marry, regardless of their respective ages.
There are certain places that have a certain reverence for and long relationship with the violent art of football. Louisiana is one of them, of course, as are Texas, Oklahoma and the city of Pittsburgh. Faith in the sport has been eroded in recent years with studies showing that professional players suffer concussions and brain injuries at an alarming rate. There is also evidence that the profoundly negative effects of the sport’s violence can even affect college and high school players.
Married in their twenties, they have spent the years since raising a family, working hard to get ahead and making their house into a home. Now that the kids are gone and their careers are nearer the end than the beginning, they face a new challenge: divorce.
If you drive east of Lake Charles on Interstate 10 for a little more than three hours, you will come to the divorce capital of Louisiana: Westwego. The Jefferson Parish town sits on the banks of the Mississippi river with a divorced population of 19.3 percent, according to a recent news article.