According to statistics from the U.S. Department of Justice, there are an estimated 960,000 incidents of domestic abuse every year. This then translates to approximately six million children who witness domestic violence annually. Although that number may seem daunting, there are fortunately more than a...

Medical malpractice can be a horrible thing to live through without any support. Fortunately, most states offer a chance to legally fight for compensation for pain and suffering. Each district provides its own jurisdiction over the statute of limitations or damage caps, but all offer...

According to the CDC, over 1.1 million drivers were arrested in 2014 for driving under the influence of alcohol or narcotics, which amounts to one percent of 121 million self-reported alcohol-impaired driving incidents. With the large risk posed by impaired driving, authorities have taken significant...

Richard A. Webster of NOLA.com writes: Millions of children in the United States, including 94,000 in Louisiana, have a parent who has served time in prison. And the loss of that father or mother has had a devastating effect on their lives, damaging their health and...

Prenuptial agreements may not be a fun topic, but if you are an older couple or a couple bringing significant assets to the marriage a prenuptial agreement could be an important consideration. When we are in love we don’t like to think about divorce, but by...

The annual What Works Conference, hosted by the Children's Coalition for Northeast Louisiana, drew more than 320 professionals and students in education, counseling and health care fields. The conference had two tracks: adolescent health and safety and early childhood health and safety. The adolescent track included...

Recent Supreme Court case addresses the possibility of implementing chemical castration as a new punishment for convicted sexual predators in rare cases. The Supreme Court heard a plea by the Supreme Court Women Lawyers Association seeking chemical castration of child rapists. The court favored tougher punishments...

The National Academy of Family Law Attorneys ("NAFLA") is an organization devoted to recognizing the top family law attorneys in the nation. With over a million attorneys in the United States, choosing the best lawyer is difficult. However, through a stringent selection process, the NAFLA...