What is the divorce law in Louisiana?
You don’t need “fault” to file for divorce in Louisiana. A “no-fault” divorce requires spouses to live separate and apart for a specific amount of time. The amount of time is 180 days, 365 days or two years. Spouses in a covenant marriage must live separate and apart for two years.
How do you end a covenant marriage?
In a covenant marriage, one may seek a divorce only after receiving counseling and may get a divorce only for any of the following reasons:Adultery by the other spouse;Commission of a felony by the other spouse and sentence of imprisonment at hard labor or death;Abandonment by the other spouse for one year;
How much does it cost to get married at the Justice of the Peace in Louisiana?
The marriage license fee is $27.50 plus $4.00 per page for each attachment, which includes waivers, statements of no social security number and parental consent forms payable in cash or credit/debit card. A certified copy of the marriage license is $10.00.