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Child Custody and Your Duty to Pack Your Child’s Book Report

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You’ve left family court in Baton Rouge and the ink is dry on your 50-50 joint child custody judgment. You are paying or receiving a just amount of child support. The worst is over. Wrong. If you do not realize that your children are now living out of a suit case that you must pack, unpack, and inspect as if you were a member of the TSA, you are not ready for what comes next.

One of the largest bones of contention between divorced parents is each one’s failure to ensure that homework, school books, notebooks, shoes, uniforms, toothbrushes, medication, cell phones, and computers are packed up and delivered when the children change residences at the 50 yard line. Depending on the age of your children, you may think that they can get their things together themselves. This is a delusion.

Even the most careful adult will occasionally forget something tucked away in the bottom drawer of a dresser in a hotel room or accidentally kicked underneath the bed. Multiply that risk by 1,000 and you have the likelihood that your 8 year old will forget to take his book report with him when he leaves your house for his other one. Ensuring that your children arrive with all their accoutrements is your job and you must take it seriously. If you do not, you may be consulting with your lawyer again sooner than you thought.

What Our Clients Say
I highly recommend Louis
I hired Louis to represent me in my custody battle. From the start he was upfront and honest with me, if he said he was going to do something he did it and he never attempted to settle for anything less than what I was asking. He was not afraid to go head to head with opposing counsel which is what we ended up having to do. Thanks to Louis and his experience and knowledge of family law we won our case. I highly recommend Louis and will always use him for my future family Court needs.
Brilliant Mind and Excellent Communication
I had no idea how to even look for an attorney when I found myself needing one. Mr. Cosenza is the best attorney I have encountered, and I took a lot of time finding one. He is brilliant in matters of the law. He approached my case from every angle. I am so thankful he was my attorney. I started out knowing absolutely nothing about court related matters. He answered even my smallest questions and guided me through to understand what was best for me and my children. He was excellent in communication with quick replies. He will have all of my recommendations.
Attorney Cosenza at his craft
My journey with Mr. Cosenza began nearly 3 years ago when I contacted him about divorce proceedings. During our initial consultation he told me exactly what to expect and we discussed cost, which I thought reasonable. After retaining him as my attorney and finalizing my divorce, things became fairly intense during the negotiation of the property settlement; yet he was relentless and tenacious. In the end, we prevailed victorious and everything came together perfectly. Attorney Cosenza always responded in a timely manner to my many calls, emails and texts. He gave clear, detailed, rational explanations of what I could expect. His work on my case has been life changing, in the best way possible. I am forever in his debt.
He does his very best
Working with Louis Cosenza truly helped to make my very difficult emotional and legal situation feel much more comfortable as I knew his experience and expertise was there to support and guide me. He knows the law and he does his very best to use that knowledge to represent his clients in and out of the courtroom.
Hands down the best experience I’ve had with a lawyer
I would like to start by saying I am from TX and my ex wife tried to file a judgment in LA. I contacted a number of lawyers that explained to me that this maybe a process that they could look into. I spoke with Mr. Cosenza with his 30 plus year of experience and he assured me this was not going to be a issue. He was very informative on the proceedings that where going to take place. He couldn’t have called it any better. There wasn’t even a need for me to travel to show in court. It is definitely worth a little extra to hire one of the best. I hope I hope won’t be needing his help again but if I do need another lawyer in LA. I won’t hesitate to contact him and he will be my lawyer again.