Divorce Lawyer in Covington, LA


A divorce is probably one of the most difficult things a person can go through, whether you want the separation from your spouse or not. Clear judgement can be clouded by strong emotions like fear, anger, and depression. For this reason, it is best to have professional help from an experienced divorce lawyer. Instead of dragging out the divorce proceedings even longer than necessary, you need an attorney who can get you everything you’re looking for at the end of your marriage. At Ellen Cronin Badeaux LLC, we’ll fight for you to get what you deserve, in a timely manner. Only at the end of the proceedings, once the papers are signed by a judge, can you truly begin to move on. Let our experienced family law attorneys help you get to this place.

Louisiana Divorce Laws

In Covington, and the rest of the state of Louisiana, a divorce may be immediately granted for the following reasons:


-Felony conviction that results in imprisonment or capital punishment.

-Sexual or physical abuse to you or children living with you.

In no-fault cases where there is no immediate threat to either spouse, there are mandatory periods of time that spouses must live apart before a divorce will be granted:

-Six months if there are no minor children involved.

-One year if there are minor children involved.

Experienced Divorce Attorneys from Ellen Cronin Badeaux, LLC

You need a lawyer who knows Louisiana divorce laws and can make them work to your benefit, getting you out of your marriage as quickly as possible but with your integrity intact. Ellen Cronin Badeaux, LLC has been practicing family and marital law for 24 years. Every couple is different, therefore every divorce case will be different. We handle divorce cases, custody and visitation cases, child support cases, and spousal support cases efficiently and sincerely by understanding this. Contact us at (985) 892-1955 to talk with our divorce attorneys today. We offer free family law consultations over the phone, as well as consultations in our office for just $50.

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"I would like to thank your firm for everything you’ve done to help me keep 50/50 custody of my son. I came to you on very short notice but you knew exactly how to handle my case and I couldn’t be happier. I’m sure I will be working with you again in the future."
"After retaining two lawyers who made no progress, I retained Ellen Cronin Badeaux. Yesterday was our first hearing together and it was a major success. Ellen was professional, diligent, and a fighter...I am very glad I found her and will refer her to others without a doubt."
"Ms. Badeaux has been an excellent family attorney for us. Her time and personal commitment have allowed us to make informed decisions. We have had to trust her with very delicate and emotional issues and she has guided us to excellent outcomes. I will always appreciate the exceptional service she provides our family with. I have always liked the statement, "you get what you pay for"; and Mrs. Badeaux has been well worth it."
"Extremely knowledgeable and aggressive attorney. She has been our attorney for nearly 10 years. I highly recommend her for any family court matters."
"I have used Ms. Badeaux as my attorney off and on for 15 years. She has settled everything without a fuss; including a personal injury suit, an estate settlement and the quick setup of a partnership. I will continue to use her as my attorney and happily recommend her to friends & family."
"No one thought I could win but with her valuable service and exceptional legal knowledge, I did! I got my kids back and they're still with me today. I highly recommend Ellen Badeaux. I would not have my kids today if not for her!"

"Hey Ellen, I truly appreciate you sitting through today’s hearing. I know that you didn’t have to and it meant more than you’ll ever know. Thank you. I don’t have very much money anymore but I am going to do everything I can to get this bill paid so that I can have representation. Thank you once again for me being such an incredible woman. It’s rare and noted. Have an amazing night and a Happy Valentines Day. Thank you. YG"
Jay Green

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