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Planning to share custody equally after a Louisiana divorce

For many couples facing divorce, custody of their children is the most pressing concern. They want to ensure that they have a positive, ongoing relationship with their kids. Custody battles can often become protracted and can lead to significant stress for both of the parents and the children involved.

By familiarizing yourself with common procedures in Louisiana divorce and custody cases, you can reduce the amount of strain your divorce places on your kids. Keeping the focus on protecting the kids from the emotional fallout of the divorce is a good way to focus on doing what's best as you move through the divorce process.

How can our company reduce workers' comp claims?

Workers' compensation claims are made quite often by employees in Louisiana. Some employees make claims for the most minor injuries imaginable, while others file claims that are fraudulent. Then there are the employees who get injured on the job and refrain from filing a claim, for whatever reason. As an employer, is there a way the company can reduce workers' compensation claims?

First and foremost, safety has to be a priority at your company. Even if your company does the most mundane service for clients, you need to have a focus on safety. Employees can still get hurt on the job, especially if they do not take breaks or don't realize that they are in danger of suffering an injury.

How to choose the right person as power of attorney

There are a lot of decisions you will have to make in life and one of the most important ones is who will be your power of attorney. Everyone should designate a power of attorney when creating their estate documents. When a power of attorney is not named your estate could fall into the wrong hands. Here are some tips to follow when choosing the right person as power of attorney.

The very first thing you need to consider is the comfort level your choice has with speaking to professionals. The power of attorney will need to interact with doctors, accountants, financial planners and lawyers when representing you and your wishes.

What are some of the environmental cleanup programs?

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was created to protect the environment throughout the country, including Louisiana. The agency is also responsible for creating laws and rules that companies and individuals must follow in order to prevent pollution. So, what are some of the environmental cleanup programs run by the EPA?

The Federal Facilities Cleanup program is activated when environmental cleanup is required at a federal site in Louisiana. These sites can include Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) sites and superfund sites.

Why you should avoid a breach of contract

There's nothing more stressful than entering into a contract with another party. Both sides will worry and wonder if the contract will be fulfilled and if not, what the ramifications will be for either side. Breaching a contract is a major issue in the business world, which is why we've created a list of reasons why you should never breach a contract.

One of the most common reasons why you should never breach a contract is the fact that you might face having to compensate the other party for the breach. The monetary compensation paid to the other party is typically the value of the services or materials that the other party would have received if the contract had not been broken.

3 tips for sharing custody when you can't stand the other parent

When you're not comfortable seeing your ex-spouse, it can be hard to share custody of your child. Dropping him or her off and seeing a new girlfriend or boyfriend might enrage you, or you may fear a dispute every time you meet.

The reality is that parents need to find a way to get through custody concerns with grace and dignity. Here are three things you can do to make custody easier on yourself.

How do I stay safe on scaffolding at work?

The next time you arrive at work and see scaffolding constructed, you need to make sure you are as safe as possible. Going up on scaffolding can be very scary and nerve-wracking, especially if you aren't too sure with what could go wrong. So, how do you stay safe on scaffolding at work in Lafayette?

Make sure the scaffolding is built and anchored properly before sending anyone onto it. The scaffolding should be inspected and approved by the site manager. Any issues found should be rectified immediately before you or anyone else gets on the scaffolding.

Explaining the role of a will executor

Serving as the executor of a will is a responsibility many people will have in their lifetime. You might be asked by a parent, a sibling, a friend or a cousin. You might even be asked by someone you barely know but they ask because they trust you. Whatever the situation, if you are asked to be an executor and you accept, you need to know the role you must perform in Lafayette.

First and foremost, you will be responsible for holding the reading of the will for all interested parties after you obtain the most recent copy of the document. You will also have to file the petition with the court to have the will sent to probate.

Looking at the role of the Environmental Protection Agency

Most of us know what the Environmental Protection Agency is and what it does. There are some out there who aren't too sure what the EPA is responsible for in Louisiana and around the country. That's why we will take a good look at the role of the EPA in today's post.

The ultimate goal of the EPA is to ensure that all Americans have clean air to breathe, fresh water to drink and unpolluted land on which to live. The agency uses the best available scientific studies and testing to ensure that all of these needs are met for every resident of Louisiana and the country.

Tips for picking the right executor for your will

Picking the person who will be the executor of your will is never easy. Not only do you have to think about end-of-life issues, you also have to discuss this with the person you choose. These are very difficult conversations for many people to have but they are incredibly important. Here are some tips for you to follow when you pick the executor of your will in Lafayette, Louisiana.

You should not base your decision solely on expertise. The person you pick should also be very strong with common sense. You will want a mix of both in the person you choose to be your executor. You also want to pick someone you trust because you won't be around to make sure he or she is following your wishes.

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