In an uncontested divorce, both parties have reached a mutual agreement regarding asset distribution, child support and custody, and other important aspects of the divorce. The State of Louisiana recognizes this as an Agreed Divorce.
In such cases, attorney George Read Coleman and Scott Richards Samuel can help you and your spouse achieve your shared goal as quickly and inexpensively as possible while providing the reassurance of highly competent, professional support. As an advocate for your best interests, they can also advise you regarding any potential repercussions of your joint decisions.
Should you decide during the process that the distribution of assets is not acceptable, George Read Coleman and Scott Richards Samuel’s expertise can be invaluable. Throughout the process, they will provide seasoned guidance to determine the next reasonable course of action, whether it is an amicable compromise or the beginning of a more thorough examination and renegotiation.
The State of Louisiana recognizes a second type of uncontested divorce, Default Divorce, which occurs when the respondent performs no action related to the divorce petition. In these instances, the petitioner is granted whatever his or her paperwork stipulates.
Default divorce can occur when the spouse is missing or otherwise unavailable. In such cases, complications may arise, making it especially important to have the advice of an accomplished, experienced attorney.
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George Read Coleman and Scott Richards Samuel serve clients in Jefferson and Orleans Parish, in New Orleans, Metairie, Kenner, River Ridge, Harahan, LaPlace, Algiers, Gretna, Marrero and other metro New Orleans areas.
All of the information about Family Law and Divorce Law presented on this website is very general and intended to give the reader a basic understanding of these complicated and often misunderstood areas of Louisiana law. Do not make any decisions based on this information without consulting a qualified licensed attorney.