Louisiana Divorce involving Fault

Posted by Aaron D. Lawrence | Jan 15, 2023 | 0 Comments

In Louisiana, there are limited, enumerated grounds for seeking an immediate divorce based on fault. These fault-based grounds are limited to adultery, a conviction of a felony, and physical or sexual abuse of a spouse or child of one or both spouses. If there is no allegation of fault based on one of these grounds, a no-fault divorce proceeding must be brought to terminate the marriage.

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Aaron D. Lawrence

Aaron is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Attorney in Ruston, Louisiana. He received his Juris Doctor and Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law from the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center. He received his Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences from the University of North Tex...


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