Determining a joint child custody agreement can be difficult for everyone involved. When each parent is on a different schedule with work and other commitments, splitting time for their children evenly can be a complicated process. Here are six common ways for parents to split...

Divorce is a life transition that can have a huge impact on many people. It can leave deep wounds on families that get passed from generation to generation. Many times, divorce is filled with anger, blame, shame and despair. Unfortunately, these situations can cause people...

St. Tammany Parish is located on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain, approximately 25 miles from the New Orleans metro area. Few areas of the country boast as much natural diversity as St. Tammany Parish. From the pristine lakefront of Mandeville and Slidell to the...

Newly divorced or separated couples have it tough during the Holidays, and every year they have to figure out how to negotiate Christmas from a different place. Although it can be really painful and sad, it can also be a time of new experiences and...

Sometimes life doesn’t go as planned. Separating is never easy and is a very difficult place to be emotionally, and as the best divorce lawyer in Covington, Tammy Karas-Griggs wants to help those that are struggling to heal the right way. Here are seven secrets...

A Necessary Ally in the Courtroom Speeding tickets happen to everyone. Whether you are running late for work, or just not paying close attention to your speedometer, you can receive a speeding ticket for just going five mph or more over the speed limit. In Louisiana,...

In the journal of Anaesthesia, researchers surveyed more than three million patients who received general anesthesia and concluded that roughly one in 19,600 patients “accidentally” wake up during surgery. This is referred to as Anaesthesia Awareness, and when retold by the patients who have experienced...

The second you decide to drive while intoxicated is the second you begin to put yourself and others at risk. Although most people know it isn’t a great idea to get behind the wheel of a car while under the influence, human beings make mistakes,...

Buddy Holly, Patsy Cline, Otis Redding, Lynyrd Skynyrd, John Denver, Aaliyah and Troy Gentry all graced the world with their musical talent but tragically, all of these musicians met the same fate: death from a plane crash. The odds of being killed on an airline...

Losing a loved one is a difficult time, and this tremendous loss can deepen rifts and cause problems among the entire family. What makes the passing of a family member even more challenging is that within the month after the death, you are faced with...