Category Archives: Family Law

How does Grandparents’ child custody work in Louisiana?

If you are a grandparent concerned about your minor grandchild, you should understand Louisiana’s visitation and custody process. Often when parents are unable to care for a minor child, the contact with the child’s grandparents is limited. However, in Louisiana, grandparents can request legal custody or visitation only under specific circumstances. List of Non-Custodial ParentsRead More

Adopting a Child in Louisiana? Here’s What You Need to Know

The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) recently celebrated Louisianan families adopting children from foster care.  Why? Because Louisiana continues to break its own records for finalized adoptions. “We are thrilled to have another record-breaking year of families stepping up to provide loving homes for Louisiana’s foster children,” said First Lady Donna Edwards. “Adopting aRead More

Divorce, child custody, COVID-19

Parents, custody, and COVID-19

Parents try their best to raise their children and protect them from harm. During the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) most parents are full of anxiety as they navigate the financial and emotional uncertainties of when businesses or schools will reopen. For parents who are struggling with their marriage or who have already divorced, the reality ofRead More