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Right info could help Louisiana residents make divorce decisions

The beginning of the year is often a time when individuals decide to make meaningful decisions about changes they would like to see in their lives. For some Louisiana residents, changes in their relationships could be a major area they would like to explore. Gaining information on divorce may be the avenue many individuals take during this exploration.

January is often considered the divorce month because many parties want to make it through the holiday season before potentially ending their marriages. However, most filings do not take place until February. During the first month of the year, many individuals begin seeking information on their options and working to determine whether taking such a step could be right for them. In many cases, this information is sought before bringing up the possibility of divorce with a spouse. 

Commonly, individuals looking for this information want to know the costs of such an endeavor and how long proceedings may last. Of course, each case is unique, and there is no set cost or time limit on divorce proceedings. However, learning more about the process and voicing concerns about the potential outcomes could help parties make informed decisions. 

If some Louisiana residents believe that their marriages are ready to come to an end, they may also wish to gain reliable information on their options. Experienced attorneys are available to provide useful knowledge and discuss any related concerns that individuals may have regarding divorce. Even if the decision to end a marriage is not carried out, such information could prove valuable to interested parties.

Source:, “If Your Spouse Is Considering Divorce, They Are (Secretly) Doing This First“, Marianne Garvey, Jan. 17, 2017


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