New Orleans Divorce Attorney Tracy Shanks

Divorce can be confusing. Determining the cost shouldn’t be.

“Not all divorces are complicated and contentious.  Often, both spouses can agree they are ready to move on with their lives. If this is the case for you, Rotharmel Shanks can help you obtain your divorce quickly and inexpensively without having to go to court.”

-Tracy Shanks, New Orleans Divorce Attorney

$495 Uncontested Divorce

+ Court Costs

  • 30 minute consultation with Divorce Attorney Tracy Shanks
  • Review of client’s file and case information
  • All filing requirements prepared and reviewed by attorney
  • Final Judgment of Divorce (Divorce Certificate)
  • Client support by phone

$750 Express Uncontested Divorce

+ Court Costs

  • All the features of the Uncontested Divorce but faster
  • Documents ready for signature in 3 business days
  • Divorce finalized as early as 2 weeks
  • No court appearances required
  • Final Judgment of Divorce (Divorce Certificate)

Uncontested Divorce

Uncontested divorces include any divorce where the separating couple mutually agrees to divorce and is able to reach amicable terms for other issues that may be applicable such as child custody, child support, or community property partition. Most uncontested divorces can be finalized in a timely fashion out of court and save a lot of headache and money.

Rotharmel Shanks, LLC is proud to have extensive experience in handling uncontested divorces. The firm can work with you to determine what your needs are and fully represent you throughout the proceeding. Tracy Rotharmel Shanks is well-versed in the laws defining Petitions for Divorce in Louisiana and has successfully handled numerous uncontested divorces for clients in Southern Louisiana.

Qualification Requirements

  1. You have been living separate and apart from your spouse:
    • 180 days if you have no minor children of the marriage
    • 365 days if you have minor children of the marriage
  2. You do not need the court to determine any incidental matters such as child custody or support, community property partition, or spousal support; and
  3. Your spouse is willing to sign a waiver of service and citation.

Don’t Qualify? Don’t Worry.

Rotharmel Shanks, LLC can still help you with your legal matter even if you do not meet the requirements for the Uncontested Divorce special.

Contact Rotharmel Shanks, LLC to discuss your particular legal issue and Divorce Attorney Tracy Rotharmel Shanks will help formulate a strategy based on your timeline and budget. Rotharmel Shanks, LLC offers low-cost flat-fee arrangements for uncontested divorces plus incidental actions such as child custody, child support, and community property partition. Tracy Rotharmel Shanks also offers some of the most affordable rates for contested cases. Call Tracy today at 504-509-5000 to discuss your case.

Court Costs

*The $495 Uncontested Divorce Special does not cover court costs  associated with divorce. Additional filing fees may be incurred during the pendency of your case. If your parish is not listed below, please contact Rotharmel Shanks, LLC for court costs. Court costs are as follows:

  • St. Charles Parish – $350
  • Plaquemines Parish – $300
  • St. Tammany Parish – $225
  • Orleans Parish – $328
  • Jefferson Parish – $407
  • St. Bernard Parish – $300

Contact Tracy Today

I am here to help you. Please feel free to call me at (504) 509-5000 if you have any questions or would like to set up a meeting to strategize on how we can protect your rights and interests.


900 Camp St., 3rd Floor

New Orleans, LA 70130

Call Tracy! 509-5000