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With 123DivorceMe you complete ALL the required Louisiana specific forms and Marital Settlement Agreement online yourself without the cost of a lawyer. In less than 1 hour you can have your completed divorce forms ready for signing, addressing property/debt division, custody, support, name changes, and more. Instantly print your completed paperwork from your own computer, sign, and file for divorce today.
Residency Requirements: 12 Months
Where to File: Parish in which the Respondent/Defendant resides
No-Fault Grounds: Living Separate and Apart.
Filing Spouse: Petitioner/Plaintiff
Non-Filing Spouse: Respondent/Defendant
Court Title: ( ) Judicial District Court Parish of ( ), Louisiana
Waiting Period to Re-Marry: None
You or your spouse must meet the Louisiana residency requirements for the Judicial District Court to have jurisdiction of your case. The requirements before filing your Petition for Divorce (the document that initiates your divorce) are as follows:
The filing spouse must be a resident for at least 1 year prior to filing. The divorce shall be filed in the parish in which either spouse resides.
In order to use this service, you and your spouse must agree (or eventually agree) on getting the divorce. Your spouse's participation is minimal, being he or she will only have to sign a few documents and return them to you for filing with the court.
The most common "uncontested" ground for divorce in Louisiana is:
The spouses have lived separate and apart continuously for at least one hundred eighty days prior to the filing.
All of your documents will be current according to Louisiana statutes and will address over 100 issues. A few of these issues are; assets, property, current debts, future debts, insurances, retirement and pension accounts, spousal support/alimony, real estate, small businesses, tax filings, name changes, and professional fees. If you have children, our service will also address physical and legal custody arrangements, visitation schedules, child support, and health and medical coverage.
If you desire, you can visit the Louisiana State Website for more information about Louisiana divorce laws.
Our service will utilize the most effective procedures in which to get an uncontested divorce. By applying these simplified rules permitted by your local court, your divorce will be simple and affordable. These court rules are as follows:
The no-fault divorce grounds in Louisiana have been simplified. No answer need be made by a respondent to a Petition for Divorce filed in Louisiana. In order to obtain a final Judgment of Divorce, a motion entitled "Rule to Show Cause" must be filed with the court.
Petition for Divorce
Marital Settlement Agreement
Schedule for Visitation of Minor Children
Financial Affidavit (Petitioner)
Financial Affidavit (Respondent)
Affidavit Regarding the Children
Child Support Worksheet
Child Support Guidelines
Acknowledgement, Acceptance of Service and Appearance
Request for Hearing
Notice of Hearing
Judgment of Divorce
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