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July 2017 Archives

Girl killed, man injured in domestic violence incident

Perpetrators of domestic violence in Louisiana often display red flags in the days or even months leading up to dramatic situations. However, recognizing these signs can be difficult and even impossible if people do not know what to look for. Often, domestic violence is more common than many people realize, and it can instantaneously affect the lives of many people.

How is custody handled for same-sex relationships?

Every marriage in Louisiana has the potential to hit a rough patch that you cannot get past. This often leads to divorce. As part of a same-sex couple, you may wonder if there are any special concerns or issues involving the way custody will be handled for your children. According to the National Center for Lesbian Rights, same-sex couples are usually afforded the same rights as other couples when determining child custody as long as both of you are legal parents of the children.

Are restraining orders actually effective?

There is little else as disconcerting as dealing with someone who you do not trust or someone who you feel unsafe around. If you are trying to decide whether or not to file for a restraining order in Louisiana, you may be wondering whether or not your choice is indeed a beneficial one. The truth is, restraining orders can be effective, but the conditions must be right.