How to get divorce in Louisiana
The information below will help understand more about the divorce in Louisiana.
The common steps of how to get divorce in Louisiana:
The marriage should be recognized by the law of the state of Louisiana.
The spouses must comply with the residency conditions of the state before filing the suit.
The spouse must provide court with the grounds based on which he or she wants to file for a divorce in the state of Louisiana. The spouses have to live separately with for at least 180 days if there are no children in the marriage, or 360 if they have undeage children.
Before applying the divorce, the interested person must discuss with his or her spouse all the issues related to the definition of custody of joint children under the age of 18 (if any), the size of their support, as well as the separation of property, the conditions and the amount of alimony and come to a common solution. If the interested person can not decide his or her dispute, then the court will make decisions independently on all disputable issues during the trial.
YThe interested person need to prepare divorce form documents and register them in court.
When the divorce papers are ready they have to be filled in tht court.
If the interested person wants to get the divorce in the state of Louisiana, both spouses have to be residents of a state for a certain time before filing a petition. Both spouses have to be residents of the parish where they decided to terminate their marriage.