Child Custody

Some of the most difficult and emotional issues during a divorce or separation have to do with child custody and visitation schedules.

If you and your spouse cannot agree on terms for child custody or visitation, your terms of custody will be decided by a judge. Decisions made by the judge may include temporary or sole custody, supervised or unsupervised visitation, which parent will be the domiciliary parent, and the amount of time spent with each parent. The judge will make his or her decision based on the best interests of the child.

Child Support

Child support cases in Louisiana can be difficult to navigate if you don’t have a skilled and experienced attorney behind you. While child support is often based on a “guideline” calculation, there are often a number of different ways to calculate what counts and doesn’t count in the calculation. It’s important to remember that child support is intended to make sure the financial interest of the child is not affected should their parent decide to part ways. Rotharmel Shanks, LLC is here to protect both your rights and the best interests of your child.

Wills & Successions

When a loved one dies, their estate must be collected, debts and taxes must be paid, and the estate must be distributed according to the decedent’s will or state law. During a succession, all assets must be transferred to the deceased’s heirs. According to Louisiana law, when a person dies, their assets are immediately moved to the beneficiaries; however, proof must be provided to the court that states the beneficiaries are the legal owners of the estate’s assets.

If you are looking to speak with a lawyer regarding probate, estate planning or successions, contact a trusted New Orleans succession lawyer from Rotharmel Shanks, LLC.

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