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This category concerns options for people dealing with domestic violence and abuse, including getting protective orders, enforcing them, understanding abuse, reporting abuse, and getting resources and status if there is abuse.

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Disaster Related Family And Education Issues

This covers issues that arise during or after a disaster within a family, like a divorce, guardianship, powers of attorney to take care of an adult, domestic violence, child custody including custody by mandate, and other issues.

Domestic Violence And Abuse

This information covers issues related to and for people with domestic violence and abuse. This includes getting protective orders, enforcing them, understanding abuse, and getting resources and help if there is abuse.

Emergency Custody Orders And Hearings (Ex Parte Custody)

In some cases, there may be a need for a court order relating to child custody before the other parent or party can be heard before the Court. A custody order entered before the other party has an opportunity to respond is called "ex parte," and they are available in limited, usually emergency, circumstances.

Fault-Based Divorce In Louisiana

This resource covers fault-based divorce in Louisiana. It includes steps for filing one with the court.

Housing Law Protections For Domestic Abuse Victims

This information covers an overview of the basic legal protections for domestic abuse victims regarding housing in Louisiana. This also goes over the process for lease termination under specific circumstances.

Modifying Child Custody

This resource explains when the law allows a party to ask for a change in a custody judgment. It discusses the differences between changing a consent versus considered judgment of custody. This resource goes over the process of changing a consent child custody judgment.

Reporting Child Abuse

This resource covers information about child abuse including what to do if you suspect child abuse and need to take immediate action to ensure the safety and well-being of the child.

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