LOUISIANA FAMILY LAW & DIVORCE LAWYER
TRACY ROTHARMEL SHANKS
“Our clients’ success determines our success. That is why we pride our selves on our responsiveness to client’s needs and make their legal matters our priorities.”
When you need counsel you can trust, turn to Rotharmel Shanks, LLC. The firm handles a broad range of legal matters, including divorce and famly law, serious accidents, estate planning, and probate matters. Tracy’s focus is treating her clients with the respect, care, and attention they need through trying times. To learn more about the firm’s services, browse the pages below or call (504) 509-5000 today.
Rotharmel Shanks offers low-cost, flat-fee divorce packages for uncontested divorces.
Whether complex or simple, Rotharmel Shanks can assist you with your divorce.
Let Rotharmel Shanks get you the Spousal Support you deserve in your divorce.
Child Support & Custody
Let Rotharmel Shanks protect the rights of you and your children for your Child Custody and Child Support case.
Wills & Successions
Contact Rotharmel Shanks if you are looking to speak with a lawyer regarding probate, estate planning or successions.
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1205 St. Charles Avenue, Suite D
New Orleans LA, 70130
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,...