DIVORCE & FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY
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DIVORCE & FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY
Rotharmel Shanks, LLC is a divorce and family law firm helping clients navigate the difficult time leading up to and following a family separation. If you are facing divorce, you need an experienced and compassionate attorney to help guide you through the rough waters of separation. Rotharmel Shanks, LLC provides that support through effective, affordable, and personalized legal representation.
Tracy focuses most of her practice on divorce, successions, custody, child support, spousal support, and community property partition. Tracy is a dedicated and experienced divorce lawyer serving clients in Jefferson, Orleans, and surrounding parishes. She has proven successful in handling family law disputes and can put her extensive experience to work on your behalf. As a seasoned New Orleans family lawyer, she provides detailed focus, strategic planning, and a hands-on approach to each and every client.
We recognize that litigation can be expensive and have established pricing structures to achieve cost-efficient resolutions. For uncontested divorces, Tracy offers a flat-fee divorce that provides clients with the comfort of knowing exactly how much their case will cost. Call divorce lawyer Tracy Rotharmel Shanks to discuss the best plan to resolve your matter and move forward with your life.
We help guide you through your divorce proceedings with attentiveness and compassion whether you are facing a contested or uncontested divorce. The firm offers an uncontested divorce flat fee starting at $495 plus court costs and cost conscious fees for contested divorces.
We can help you with your family law needs, including child custody, child support, spousal support, community property, and adoption. Tracy will work with you to formulate a cost-effective strategy for your individual needs and budget. Tracy is an attorney who cares about each individual client.
We are experienced in numerous areas of the law and can assist with successions, personal injury, car accidents, and minor criminal offenses. She has worked at some of the biggest law firms in New Orleans and puts that experience to work for you in obtaining the best outcome for your case.
Simple. Quick. Affordable.
Watch Our Video Explaining the Uncontested Divorce Process
- Consultation with Divorce Attorney Tracy Shanks
- All filing requirements prepared and reviewed by attorney
- Final Judgment of Divorce (Divorce Certificate)
Express Uncontested Divorce
- All the same features of Uncontested Divorce but faster
- Documents ready for signing in 3 business days
- Divorce finalized in as early as 2 weeks
Tracy is a wonderful lawyer.
“Tracy Rotharmel Shanks is a wonderful lawyer. She assisted me with my divorce and made it a painless experience under the circumstances. She is very knowledgeable, caring, and listens. I would highly recommend her services to anyone, and will definitely call her if I ever need legal advice or assistance.”
Highly Recommend Tracy!
“I highly recommend Tracy!!! Everything that she stated and all the information she provided was accurate. Tracy was even willing to take payment installments for her services provided.
Quick response to any questions that I had, also handled the case very rapid.”
Polite & Professional.
“Tracy helped me get an expedited out of state non contested divorce. Tracy was so polite and professional she was AMAZING! I will defiantly use her again if i need too and will defiantly refer her to anyone.”
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New Orleans Office
1205 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
Baton Rouge Office
2900 Westfork Dr
Suite 401 – R
Baton Rouge, LA 70827
Hours: Open 24/7 by Phone
(Meetings by Appointment Only)
Understanding Custody, Child Support, Spousal Support & Community Property with an Uncontested Divorce
To obtain a “quick” divorce in Louisiana, you and your spouse must have been separated for the required amount of time (six months without minor children or one year with minor children) prior to filing your divorce. Your spouse also must be willing to sign a “Waiver of Service” as discussed above. If both of these requirements are met, your divorce process will be processed entirely through paperwork without the need of court hearings. This process significantly speeds up the time to complete your divorce because you are not waiting for the court to schedule hearings and the sheriff to make service on your spouse. Uncontested, Article 103 divorces can be completed within a period of two weeks to a few months depending on what parish the case is filed.
When you separate from your spouse or partner, you have two options on how child custody will be decided. Either the court can determine custody or you and your ex can come to an agreement relating to how you all will care for your children. By reaching an agreement,...