Child Custody, Modifications, and the Bergeron Standard
Once there is a final judgment in a child custody case, modifications or changes are challenging. A consent decree in child custody means that both parties agree to the custody arrangement without needing a trial. A considered decree is put in place by the Judge. Changes to either decree are burdensome. The rules are different…Read More
How to Talk to Your Kids About Your Divorce
Spouses have a choice to divorce. Children don’t. Older children may have some say about which parent they live with, but the result of a divorce is that children will now spend time in two homes instead of one. Their confidence will be shaken because the closest relationship in their life – the bond between…Read More
What Is a Fiancé(e) Visa and How Do I Get One?
If you are trying to get a visa to the United States and have come across the fiancé(e) visa, you may be wondering what this type of visa is, as well as the requirements to get one. The New Orleans immigration attorneys at The Law Office of James A. Graham will help you understand what…Read More
Can My Ex Take My Business in a Divorce?
Many men and women who divorce in New Orleans own a business or a share in a business. Most of these people want their businesses to continue after the divorce because they like their work and they need income from the business. While some spouses may work with their other spouse, many work alone or…Read More
What Should I Know About Taxes After My Divorce?
When spouses divorce, their priorities are normally determining who has custody of any children, child support, spousal support, and the division of the marital assets. In many divorces, the tax consequences are an afterthought. The tax consequences can amount to a lot of money, however, especially if children are young and the spousal support award…Read More
Going Through a “Gray Divorce”? Here Are Some Things to Think About
Are you going through a divorce as a long-term couple and need some guidance? The Law Office of James A. Graham is here to assist you. We are professional and experienced lawyers in New Orleans, LA, and we will have your back during this difficult time. In this article, we will tell you about some…Read More
Is My Arthritis Covered by Social Security Disability?
Knowing what type of illnesses, diseases, and injuries are covered by Social Security Disability can be complicated. It may lead to confusion and not knowing where to turn to get your answers. Our experienced attorneys at The Law Office of James A. Graham are here to help you understand what is covered by Social Security…Read More
Who Keeps the Dog in a New Orleans Divorce?
While you are going through a divorce and making sure everything is being identified and equally distributed, you may be wondering which spouse gets to keep the dog, cat, or other pets. In this article, The Law Office of James A. Graham will do our best to explain how the process works. Our goal is…Read More
How Do You Modify a Child Custody Order in Louisiana?
There are many different changes that come about in life. Your children will grow, jobs may change, and people will move from state to state. With that being said, it is normal for your current custody order to need to be changed as it may no longer fit you and your family’s needs. When this…Read More
Health Insurance After Divorce: Your Options
Health Insurance After Divorce: Your Options In a perfect world, your soon-to-be ex will help you pay your healthcare premiums for a while after your divorce, so you’ll still be covered. If that’s not included in the settlement, though, you’ll be out of luck, because the company will drop you from his or her health…Read More