THE NATIONAL ADVOCATES ANNOUNCES KRISTEN STANLEY-WALLACE AS ONE OF ITS TOP 100 LAWYERS IN LOUISIANA

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For immediate release The National Advocates is pleased to announce that Kristen Stanley-Wallace of Stanley-Wallace Law in Slidell has been selected for inclusion into its Top 100 lawyers in Louisiana for Matrimonial and Family Law, an honor given to only a select group of lawyers as recognition of their superior skills and qualifications in the… Read more »

WHAT DOES LOUISIANA LAW SAY ABOUT RELOCATING A CHILD’S RESIDENCE AFTER DIVORCE? (PART 2)

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Who is permitted to propose a relocation of a child’s residence? In part one, we examined the distance requirement in the Louisiana Relocation Statutes – i.e. if you were moving with your child, what distance would trigger your obligations under the relocation statutes.  In part 2 of our examination of the Louisiana Relocation Statutes, we… Read more »

KRISTEN STANLEY-WALLACE NAMED 10 BEST FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY IN LOUISIANA FOR CLIENT SATISFACTION

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9/9/2017 Press release:  The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Louisiana’s Family Law Attorney Kristen Stanley-Wallace as 2017 10 Best Family Law Attorney for Client Satisfaction. The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys is a third-party attorney rating organization that publishes an annual list of the Top 10 Family… Read more »

GESTATIONAL SURROGACY CONTRACTS – NEW LOUISIANA LAW

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Prior to August 1, 2016, couples who were unable to have children had very few to no options when it came to the topic of surrogacy.  Any surrogacy or “gestational carrier” contracts were unenforceable in Louisiana prior to August 1, 2016.  Enter HB1102.  HB1102’s stated purpose is “to regulate gestational surrogacy agreements” and the legislature… Read more »

LASC RULES THAT EMPLOYERS MAY ONLY BE SUED UNDER WORKERS’ COMPENSATION FOR EMPLOYEE’S HEARING LOSS

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In an opinion issued by the Louisiana Supreme Court yesterday, the court found that gradual noise induced hearing loss caused by occupational exposure to hazardous noise levels is a personal injury by accident or an occupational disease, or both, under the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act.  Thus, Employers who are sued for gradual noise induced hearing loss… Read more »

MY EX WON’T ABIDE BY A LAWFUL JUDGMENT… NOW WHAT?

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I recently posted about the process to change an existing Louisiana custody and/or child support judgment.  Another post-judgment issue may be that the Louisiana judgment that you have is exactly what you need…BUT the opposing party knowingly refuses to adhere to it.  If the opposing party refuses to abide by a provision or provisions in your… Read more »