Louisiana Divorce Lawyers

James A. Graham
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Slidell, LA Divorce Lawyer

James Graham has worked as an educator in New Orleans. He then served in executive positions in real estate and education. After earning a degree from Loyola Law School, Mr. Graham sought to use his real world experience... Read More »
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Louis J. Cosenza
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Gonzales, LA Divorce Attorney with 43 years experience

Louis J. Cosenza is a skilled litigator with experience in diverse areas including tort law, medical malpractice, lawyer disciplinary proceedings, and criminal defense and prosecution in state and federal courts and... Read More »
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Steven Pate Harrelson
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Shreveport, LA Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(318) 300-3880 333 Texas Street
1300a
Shreveport, LA 71101
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal and Family
University of Arkansas - Little Rock
Steve Harrelson is licensed to practice law in Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana, and his practice areas include catastrophic injury, wrongful death, and medical malpractice. Steve practices throughout the three state region in state and federal courts. In addition to litigating complex issues inside the courtroom, Steve is also experienced in private negotiations, mediations, and seeking remedies at the administrative level. While Steve enjoys many areas of the legal arena, his passion is preparing for and engaging in the trial by jury. Steve believes in the constitutional right to trial by jury and is willing to protect and preserve this...
Harold E Weiser
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New Orleans, LA Divorce Attorney with 10 years experience
(504) 358-2273 3801 Canal St, STE 205
New Orleans, LA 70119
Divorce, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Loyola University New Orleans
Mr. Weiser is a Partner at the Weiser Law Firm, LLLC and practices Civil Ligation, Family Law and Criminal Law. Mr. Weiser is a member of the Louisiana State Bar, he is a member of the New Orleans Bar Association, Jefferson Parish Bar Association, and National Association of Criminal Defense lawyers He practices law in the Southern District of Texas, Eastern District of Louisiana & the Western District.

Mr. Weiser is a graduate of Loyola University School of Law in Civil Law with a Certificate International Law. His Bachelor's degree is from Loyola University in New Orleans with honors. Mr....
Stephen Rue
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(504) 443-2400 3309 Williams Blvd
Kenner, LA 70065
Offers Video ChatKenner, LA Divorce Attorney with 32 years experience
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Harvard Law School and Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
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Attorney Stephen Rue and his associated attorneys have handled thousands of...
Sarah Pfeiffer
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New Orleans , LA Divorce Lawyer with 8 years experience
(504) 366-4025 400 Poydras
Suite 1125B
New Orleans , LA 70130
Divorce and Family
Tulane University School of Law and University of Kentucky College of Law
I am Sarah Pfeiffer, single mom, attorney, and fiercely positive legal advocate for all types of families. I work with families to build a pathway through conflict that creates lasting peace, more financial security, space for personal and parental growth, and allows the adults involved to model healthy relationships for their children.
Claire Edwards
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Lafayette, LA Divorce Lawyer with 7 years experience
(337) 233-3616 321 W. Main St., Ste. 1-A
Lafayette, LA 70501
Divorce, Criminal, DWI and Family
Southern University Law Center
I have been admitted to practice law since 2012, and I served as a judicial law clerk after law school. I started my own practice in 2013 and worked part time while I held other full time positions, until, in 2015, I was able to start my own business full time. Since 2015, I've handled numerous family law cases, and I've worked every week on misdemeanor cases. I've also litigated business law cases, completed contract review, and handled personal/work injury cases. I am committed to serve my clients with compassion and empathy. Each client is...
Louis J. Cosenza
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Gonzales, LA Divorce Attorney with 43 years experience
(225) 647-6644 1518 E Hwy 30
Gonzales, LA 70737
Offers Video ChatDivorce and Family
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
Louis J. Cosenza is a skilled litigator with experience in diverse areas including tort law, medical malpractice, lawyer disciplinary proceedings, and criminal defense and prosecution in state and federal courts and military Courts Martial. In his 40+ years as a lawyer, Mr. Cosenza has also represented clients in a wide variety of civil disputes, notably in the areas of contract and property law.

A native of New Orleans who has spent over 20 years practicing law in a large town, Louis also lived and practiced law for 10 years in rural west Louisiana. This life experience has given him a valuable...
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
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(985) 892-1955 324 N. Theard St.
Covington, LA 70433
Offers Video ChatCovington, LA Divorce Attorney with 27 years experience
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Loyola University New Orleans
Ellen put herself through both undergraduate and law school. She a married, mother of two. Both her husband and daughter are also attorneys as are a nephew, father-in-law, 3 brothers-in-law and one brother-in-law who was elected judge. She was drawn to the areas of family law, criminal defense and plaintiff personal injury and has never changed course. She has practiced in Ascension, East Baton Rouge Jefferson, Livingston, Orleans, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington Parishes for her entire 25 years of legal experience including, Amite, Baton Rouge, Chalmette, Covington, Denham Springs, Franklinton, Gonzales, Gretna, Hammond,...
Michael John Vergis
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Bossier City, LA Divorce Lawyer
(318) 698-3724 1701 Old Minden Road, Suite 17A
Bossier City, LA 71111
Offers Video ChatDivorce, Civil Rights, Criminal and Family
Mississippi College School of Law
The Law Offices of Michael J. Vergis are a General Practice Law Firm, based in
North West Louisiana. We ensure that each client’s rights are protected and each person receives the highest possible care.

We look forward to providing you with unparalleled service in a competent and caring manner. Please contact our office and our knowledgeable staff will assist you: (318) 698-3724.
Barbara Volk Madere
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Gretna, LA Divorce Lawyer with 41 years experience
(504) 366-0909 310 Huey P Long Avenue #101
Gretna, LA 70053
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Loyola University New Orleans
I came to Louisiana in 1975 from New York to attend law school. I graduated in 1978 from Loyola College of Law, New Orleans, and I was granted admission to the Louisiana Bar in 1979. I have remained in Louisiana and have practiced family and juvenile law for 36 years. I love my work and I especially like being able to help clients develop custodial and parenting plans post- physical separation and/or divorce. I am a trained mediator and a collaborative divorce lawyer.
Jon Bethune
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New Orleans, LA Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(504) 218-8570 4701 Tchoupitoulas Street
New Orleans, LA 70115
Divorce, Family, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Loyola University New Orleans
Jon Bethune’s extensive knowledge and resolute style of litigation makes him one of the most sought-after independent attorneys in Louisiana. Jon has tried countless cases on both the State and Federal level all the way from initial consult through trial. His award-winning practice has garnered him both local and national attention, as well as received extremely high client satisfaction ratings. Jon Bethune is licensed to practice law in Louisiana, and specializes in Personal Injury and Family Law litigation. Our insistence on providing excellent communication between Jon Bethune and his clients sets us apart from...
Amber L. Cain
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New Orleans, LA Divorce Lawyer

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State UniversityLouisiana
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Michael Scott Ogden
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Lake Charles, LA Divorce Lawyer with 4 years experience
(337) 436-3332 130 W. Kirby St.
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Divorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Scott was recently selected as a 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Star, awarded to 2.5% of attorneys under 40. He was selected for the 2016 and 2017 “Top 10 under 40” award by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, as well as the 2016 and 2017 Louisiana “10 Best Attorneys” by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys for client satisfaction. He was also named as a Louisiana top 10 Attorney by Attorney and Practice Magazine for 2017.

Scott graduated cum laude from the Paul M. Hebert LSU Law center in 2015. During law school, Scott prepared for a career...
Steven C Tureau
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Gonzales, LA Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience
(225) 647-9999 12320 Hwy 44 Suite 3C
Gonzales, LA 70737
Divorce, Business, Family and Personal Injury
Born and raised in Ascension Parish, Steven Tureau has been around the law his entire life. Not only does his practice with his father, helping injured clients. In his career, Steven has been named as one of Louisiana’s Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys and by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys. The National Trial Lawyers recently named Steven Tureau as one of “Louisiana’s Top 40 Attorneys Under 40” in plaintiff civil cases. In 2015, Steven received the distinguished award of being named as a Louisiana Rising Star by SuperLawyers.
The injury...
Mr. James Zitzmann
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Covington, LA Divorce Lawyer with 6 years experience
(504) 434-0462 1106 West 19th Avenue
Covington, LA 70433
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Loyola University New Orleans
James is the managing member and managing attorney of Zitzmann Law, LLC and founded the firm in 2014.

He attended Louisiana State University for his undergraduate degree. While at Louisiana State, James was involved in Louisiana State University Student Government and was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. He graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

He attended the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law where he was a member of the Loyola Law and Technology Annual. While attending, he received the Loyola Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship and the Academic Excellence...
Douglas Daniel Brown
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Hammond, LA Divorce Attorney with 23 years experience
(985) 310-6900 505 South Oak Street
Hammond, LA 70403
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Douglas D. Brown, Attorney at Law, is a husband and father of three, and has practiced personal injury law, criminal defense and family law in Tangipahoa Parish for two decades. After working in Washington, D.C. for Congressman Richard Baker, Brown served as a judicial law clerk for State District Judges Ray Chutz in Amite and M. Douglas Hughes in Livingston. He later served as the City of Hammond's Assistant City Prosecutor and first In House Attorney. Before earning a JD degree at Louisiana State University's Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Brown attended Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and earned a...
Carole Gordon Gillio
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Slidell, LA Divorce Lawyer with 31 years experience
(985) 643-4020 636 Gause Blvd Ste 202
Slidell, LA 70458
Divorce, DWI, Family and Personal Injury
Wake Forest University School of Law
Carole Gillio has been practicing law in southern louisiana for over 20 years. She specializes in personal injury, uncontested divorces, wills and successions, powers of attorney, and DUI/DWI.
Jacqueline Epstein
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New Orleans, LA Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(504) 322-3211 935 Gravier Street
Suite 1058
New Orleans, LA 70112
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and International
Georgetown University Law Center
David Prados
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New Orleans, LA Divorce Attorney with 31 years experience
(504) 517-8160 701 Poydras St
Ste 3600
New Orleans, LA 70139
Divorce and Family
David Prados is a Board Certified Family Law Specialist in New Orleans who dedicates his career to helping families in New Orleans and the surrounding parishes. His focus lies in matrimonial and domestic law, helping clients with matters such as divorce, spousal and child support, child custody and visitation, division of marital property, tutorship, wills, successions, appeals, general civil litigation, and more. He has experience working with mediators, custody evaluators, family counselors, and financial experts, always trying to obtain the best outcome for his clients. Mr. Prados is a graduate of the University of New Orleans with an undergraduate...
Mr. Jeffrey S. Wittenbrink
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Baton Rouge, LA Divorce Attorney with 32 years experience
(225) 282-0602 445 North Boulevard
Suite 625
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Divorce, Family, Personal Injury and Probate
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Jeffrey S. Wittenbrink is a Board Certified Family Law Specialist in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He handles difficult and complex custody and community property cases associated with divorce; adoptions, paternity and grandparent custody cases. He also handles personal injury cases, wills and successions and general civil and criminal litigation.
Kim Ngan Nguyen
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New Orleans, LA Divorce Lawyer with 16 years experience
(504) 517-8160 701 Poydras St
Suite 3600
New Orleans, LA 70139
Divorce and Family
University of Vienna Law School, Vienna, Austria and Loyola University New Orleans
Kim Ngan Nguyen brings dedication and passion for family law to Lowe, Stein, Hoffman Allweiss, & Hauver, LLP. She attended the University of New Orleans, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree. She went on to earn her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Loyola University College of Law. Her commitment to helping people and families pushed her to focus on family and domestic law. As a New Orleans family lawyer, Ms. Nguyen’s practice includes complex divorces, child custody, property disputes, dissolution of business entities in a divorce, and more. An avid member of the legal community, she frequently lectures at...
Laurel A. Salley
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Metairie, LA Divorce Lawyer with 21 years experience
(504) 837-5499 3445 N. Causeway Blvd.
Suite 510
Metairie, LA 70002
Divorce and Family
Tulane University School of Law
Laurel Salley was born and raised in the New Orleans area. She attended St. Martin's Episcopal School, the University of Miami, Louisiana State University and Tulane Law School.

While at St. Martin's, Laurel was very involved in the Key Club, a community service organization for high school students. During her years at LSU, she was involved with many campus organizations, including Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. After graduation from LSU, Laurel joined the Lakeside Kiwanis Club, the same community service organization that sponsored her high school's Key Club. She is a member of the Lakeside Kiwanis Club to this day.

While attending Tulane...
James A. Graham
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Slidell, LA Divorce Lawyer with 7 years experience
(985) 202-8110 1929 Second Street Suite A
Slidell, LA 70458
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Social Security Disability
Loyola University New Orleans
James Graham has worked as an educator in New Orleans. He then served in executive positions in real estate and education. After earning a degree from Loyola Law School, Mr. Graham sought to use his real world experience to benefit clients in his community. He is a member of the New Orleans Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Mr. Graham is admitted to practice before state and district courts in Louisiana.

A shining moment for Mr. Graham came when he assisted his first client to secure incorporation papers so that he could legally operate his new business in Louisiana. Another...
Robert H. Harrison Jr.
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Denham Springs, LA Divorce Attorney with 32 years experience
(225) 664-1500 Suite F-2
32350 LA Hwy 16
Denham Springs, LA 70726
Divorce, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Robert H. Harrison, Jr. of the Harrison Law Firm is a lifelong resident of Livingston Parish. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Criminal Justice degree. He received his Juris Doctorate from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at LSU, where he was selected for the Louisiana Law Review, was a Flory Trial winner and was a member to the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Following law school, Mr. Harrison was a law clerk for the Hon. J. Michael McDonald of the 19th Judicial District Court. Mr. Harrison is a former partner in the...
John C. Nickelson
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Shreveport, LA Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
(318) 678-5786 400 Travis Street, Suite 1500
Shreveport, LA 71101
Offers Video ChatDivorce, Business, Family and Personal Injury
University of Virginia School of Law
John effectively represents individuals and business in a wide range of legal matters. He earned his law degree from the University of Virginia, served as a federal appellate law clerk to a member of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and practiced law in the commercial litigation section of an international law firm before returning home to Shreveport. John is admitted to practice in Louisiana and Texas.

John is a member of the Shreveport City Council and serves as chairman of its Audit and Finance Committee. He is also a member of the...
Marynell Lapuyade Piglia
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New Orleans, LA Divorce Attorney with 30 years experience
(504) 517-8160 701 Poydras St
Ste 3600
New Orleans, LA 70139
Divorce, Employment, Family and Workers' Comp
Loyola University New Orleans
Marynell Piglia exudes confidence in her practice and epitomizes the effectiveness of hard work and tenacity. Practicing civil litigation, family law, and employment law, she represents clients in matters such as discrimination, sexual harassment, workers’ compensation, divorce, and related family law matters. Ms. Piglia earned her undergraduate degree from Southeastern Louisiana University, magna cum laud. She was the recipient of a President’s Medal for Academic Excellence. She went on to receive her law degree from Loyola University, where she served on the Loyola Law Review, as chair of the Moot Court Board, and a member of the Moot Court teaching...
Tracy Rotharmel Shanks
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NEW ORLEANS, LA Divorce Lawyer with 9 years experience
(504) 509-5000 1205 St. Charles Avenue,
Suite D
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Loyola University New Orleans
With a mission to serve her clients with respect, professionalism, and skill, Tracy Rotharmel Shanks uses her experience to successfully represent people in family law, personal injury, and other legal issues.

It shouldn’t cost you an arm and a leg every time you want to talk with your lawyer. By aiming to keep expenses reasonable and services efficient, Rotharmel Shanks, LLC is breaking new ground in client relations. With a cost-conscious attitude and a wealth of knowledge and experience, Tracy has capably counseled clients from all areas of Louisiana.

Tracy Shanks - New Orleans Divorce Attorney. Serving clients in Jefferson, Orleans, St....
Tara Gilder
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Lafayette, LA Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience
(337) 706-7118 106 Oil Center Drive
Lafayette, LA 70503
Divorce, Family, Maritime and Personal Injury
Loyola University New Orleans
Attorney Tara Gilder founded her law practice, Gilder Law, with a handful of files from clients who believed in her. They believed in her talent, skill, loyalty and honesty. Also, because she respected them as people, they knew that she would fight tooth and nail for them. This trust was a promise she intended to keep and, three years later, has done so. If you are injured in an accident, call Gilder Law to see how Tara Gilder has returned the person to the practice of personal injury law. Further, if you are facing a life-changing divorce or other...
J. Mark Robinson
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Zachary, LA Divorce Attorney with 29 years experience
(225) 654-0404 9305 Main Street
Zachary, LA 70791
Free ConsultationDivorce, Construction, Family and Personal Injury
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
25 years experience representing individuals, families, businesses and regulatory agencies on a local, state, multi-state and federal level. Come to your location for Construction/Corporate Law and others on a case by case basis. Serve GBR and surrounding towns for Family Law needs.
Roy H Maughan, Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Divorce Attorney with 34 years experience
634 Connells Park Ln
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Free ConsultationDivorce, Entertainment & Sports, Family and Personal Injury
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
Roy’s law practice includes entertainment law (primarily television, film and music), contracts, transactional work, advising and forming business entities, intellectual property litigation, personal injury litigation and other complex litigation matters. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana State University and his Juris Doctorate degree from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 1986. Roy served five terms as a member of the Board of Governors of the Louisiana Association of Justice and served two terms on the Professionalism Committee for the Louisiana State Bar Association. He has also chaired and served on numerous Baton Rouge Bar...
Roy Maughan Jr
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Baton Rouge, LA Divorce Lawyer with 37 years experience
(225) 926-8533 634 Connells Park Ln
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Free ConsultationDivorce, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
Roy’s law practice includes entertainment law (primarily television, film and music), contracts, transactional work, advising and forming business entities, intellectual property litigation, personal injury litigation and other complex litigation matters. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana State University and his Juris Doctorate degree from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 1986. Roy served five terms as a member of the Board of Governors of the Louisiana Association of Justice and served two terms on the Professionalism Committee for the Louisiana State Bar Association. He has also chaired and served on numerous Baton Rouge Bar...
Amber L. Cain
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New Orleans, LA Divorce Lawyer with 7 years experience
(504) 302-0416 318 Harrison Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70124
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning and Family
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Ernest Eugene Barrow III
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Covington, LA Divorce Lawyer with 20 years experience
(985) 871-7374 113 E 23rd Ave
Covington, LA 70433
Offers Video ChatDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Southern University Law Center
I was born in December of 1967 and raised on the West Bank of New Orleans. After graduating from Brother Martin High School in New Orleans I attended both the University of Alabama and Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge where I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master's degree . I then attended Southern University Law School and obtained a Juris Doctorate in 1998.

I began my practice with my father, Ernest E. Barrow, II, in Gretna, Louisiana in 1998. I moved to Covington, Louisiana and opened at my current location in 2001 after...
Peggy Gonsoulin Vallejo
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Covington, LA Divorce Lawyer with 20 years experience
(985) 892-6855 428 W 21st Ave
Covington, LA 70433
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Personal Injury
Tulane University School of Law
Peggy Gonsoulin Vallejo graduated from Tulane Law School in May 1999 and was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar in October 1999.

Her practice consists of civil litigation with a strong focus on personal injury, divorce, child support, spousal support, and succession matters. She has clients in all of the surrounding parishes in the Greater New Orleans Metro Area including St. Tammany, Orleans, Jefferson, Washington, Tangipahoa, Livingston and East Baton Rouge.
Gary Brown
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New Orleans, LA Divorce Attorney
(504) 561-8700 400 Poydras Street
Suite 1125
New Orleans, LA 70130
Divorce, Elder, Estate Planning and Family
Are you looking for a probate lawyer in New Orleans, yet unsure of where you can even begin to search for the right attorney? While it is true that estate planning and probate are weighty and involve many serious facets and aspects, you do not need to be overwhelmed by them. Instead, be proactive and seek out the help your case requires. Attorney Gary S. Brown attended Louisiana State University, where he received his Juris Doctorate. He is a member of the Federal Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. Attorney Robert Weimer received his...
Adam Granville Young
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New Orleans, LA Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(504) 541-0248 909 Poydras St #1600
New Orleans, LA 70112
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Family
Tulane University
Adam Young grew up in Abbeville, Louisiana and attended Tulane University School of Law, earning his Juris Doctor degree in 2005. Following graduation, Adam worked for law firms and companies in the Oil & Gas industry in Louisiana, gaining business law experience that he has transferred to his own practice. He has experience in bankruptcy law, in which he focuses on complex bankruptcy situations. Adam is a member of the Bankruptcy Section of the Louisiana Bar Association, as well as the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. Additionally, he has extensive experience representing clients in divorce and family law cases,...
Michael Allday
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New Orleans, LA Divorce Lawyer
(504) 528-2828 830 Union St
#301A
New Orleans, LA 70112
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Construction and Family
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Michael D. Allday experiences range from the representation of clients in local commercial matters, family disputes, personal injury and bankruptcy to the representation of large corporations in international arbitration, including the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal at the Hague. In today’s competitive environment, Michael D. Allday law office has the advantage of combining large firm experience with personal attention to clients’ needs at affordable rates. Every client receives “hands on” attention, and your goals and needs are the top priority. When necessary, Michael D. Allday has a network of respected colleagues in those areas of law that require a high degree of...
Collin Melancon
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New Orleans, LA Divorce Attorney
(504) 500-1108 318 Harrison Avenue
Suite 107
New Orleans, LA 70124
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Loyola University New Orleans
After practicing for several years at one of the most respected and top rated defense firms in Louisiana, Collin and three other experienced lawyers formed Mansfield Melancon with the goal of providing his clients the personal attention that they deserve and expect from their attorney.

Collin has experience advocating for clients in both Louisiana federal and state courts. He has handled cases ranging from complex business disputes to individual disagreements. Collin is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, in the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana, and the United States...
Harold A. Murry
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Alexandria, LA Divorce Lawyer with 35 years experience
(318) 448-4441 610 Murray St
Alexandria, LA 71301
Free ConsultationDivorce, Appeals, Criminal and DWI
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
Mr. Murry (attorneymurry.com)Graduated from the LSU Law School in 1985. He has been practicing law throughout the state of Louisiana for over twenty five years. He has represented clients in hundreds of criminal cases ranging from DWI to First Degree Murder and is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Mr. Murry represents clients in a wide range of family law matters from child support calculations to interstate child custody disputes. In addition, he is a member LSBA Family Law Section and has served on the Louisiana Supreme Court Task...
Mr Eric Malveau
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New Orleans, LA Divorce Lawyer with 17 years experience
(504) 470-3604 3110 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70119
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Domestic Violence and Family
Loyola University New Orleans
Malveau Law Firm, L.L.C. provides legal representation for clients with Criminal, Family, Juvenile, Personal Injury, Traffic & Municipal matters in the New Orleans metropolitan area.
Marlin N. Gusman Jr.
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Metairie, LA Divorce Attorney with 5 years experience
(504) 410-5202 3015 19th Street
Metairie, LA 70002
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Family and Tax
Loyola University New Orleans
Marlin Gusman, Jr. was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Marlin Gusman, Jr. earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Texas Christian University. Marlin earned his Master of Business Administration from Loyola University Chicago.

Marlin Gusman, Jr. completed In-Service Training in South Africa with DaimlerChrysler Financials Services. Marlin earned his Juris Doctorate and a Certificate in Taxation from Loyola University New Orleans.

Marlin Gusman, Jr. is married to Varsha with whom he has two children: Priscilla and Marlin III.
Robert Brandt
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Slidell, LA Divorce Attorney with 41 years experience
(985) 641-3700 750 East I-10 Service Road
Suite D
Slidell, LA 70461-5535
Divorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Tulane University School of Law
PROFESSIONAL • Admitted to practice law, 1978, State of Louisiana, All Courts • Admitted to practice, 1979, U.S. District Courts, Louisiana Eastern & Middle Districts, U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals • Member, Louisiana State, Slidell, & 22nd Judicial District Court Bar Associations • 35 years experience in Civil, Family, and Juvenile Court • Williams and Brandt, an Association for the Practice of Law, established 1980 • Appointed Judge Pro Tem for Slidell City Court by Louisiana Supreme Court, numerous times EDUCATION • Juris Doctorate, Tulane University...
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Considering divorce?

If a person wishes to terminate his or her marriage, he or she may file for a divorce. In a divorce proceeding, the court will terminate the marriage and determine the rights and responsibilities of the divorcing parties regarding child custody, child visitation, child support and spousal support (alimony). The court will also redistribute marital assets.

Depending on where you reside and where your assets are, the division of property can be a very simple or very complex process. Disputes often arise during this phase of a divorce if the two parties disagree as to who should receive which assets or property.

Finding a divorce lawyer who is experienced and reliable can reduce your stress and help you make the best choices possible. A good divorce lawyer should be a problem solver who is skilled at negotiation and possesses a solid trial background. If both parties are open to alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration or mediation, finding a lawyer experienced in collaborative divorce or divorce mediation would be beneficial.

Divorce lawyers also handle child custody issues, including multi-state and international child custody situations. Some divorce lawyers may be certified by their states as being family law specialists. Certification often requires that a lawyer meet certain experience and educational criteria.


Legal Custody: A parent with legal custody has the right to decide on the child's upbringing, education, and medical care. A court may grant legal custody to one parent (sole legal custody) or both parents (joint legal custody).

Separate Property: Property acquired before marriage or during the marriage as a gift or inheritance, or bought during marriage with separate property.

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