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Pamela N. Breedlove

Pamela N. Breedlove has been licensed to practice law in Louisiana and Georgia since 1992. The first fifteen years of her practice was primarily litigation oriented, including medical malpractice defense, commercial litigation, defense of municipalities and individual employees against federal and state constitutional and tort claims, employment litigation, family law, successions, and general litigation.

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Civil & Family Mediation

Mediation provides an opportunity to settle legal disputes without traditional litigation. It saves time and money, and in many cases, makes it possible to continue relationships once a dispute is resolved. This is why mediation is such a popular option for resolving civil and family disputes.

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Police & Fire Civil Service Law

Police and firefighters are viewed as authority figures in every community. They risk their lives to protect those of the citizens. Unfortunately, police officers and firefighters sometimes are accused of making mistakes and need legal representation.

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What Financial Aspects of My Divorce Will a Family Lawyer Help with?

Family law in North Louisiana involves a broad range of complicated legal principles.  One of the most common issue people seek assistance from a family lawyer in North Louisiana is to file for divorce.  However, there are many financial issues caused or exacerbated by divorce.  It is important to understand the financial factors that will influence you during and after the divorce.

Not considering child custody or child support issues that are incidental to many divorces, the most common financial issues that are addressed during a divorce proceeding are the need for financial disclosure requirements from both spouses; restraining orders that might prohibit spouses from altering beneficiary listings or disposing of asset during or even after the divorce proceedings;  entitlement to interim or final spousal support and the calculation of spousal support;  and the division of assets and property including retirement benefits and life insurance.

The outcome of these financial aspects of your divorce will have a significant impact on your life.  They can also be extremely complex, which highlights the importance of hiring a North Louisiana family lawyer to help you.  Having all of the cards on the table regarding accurate financial statements and situations is essential, so you need somebody who is going to properly evaluate your financial situation to increase the chances of a fair settlement or resolution by court.

While not all of these factors may necessarily be involved in your case, you still need an individual who understands the technical nature of financial issues in a divorce.  The entire process of divorce can be very emotional and overwhelming, so it is beneficial to have an experienced family lawyer your side helping you through it.