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At the law office of Terri M Miles, you the client benefit from the experience and dedication of an attorney with specialization in family law. Terri Miles puts the client first; meaning you will have a strong advocate who will guide you through every step of the justice system providing you with high quality representation.

Credentials:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, Cum Laude
  • Juris Doctorate from Tulane Law School
  • Attorney at Law, licensed in Louisiana
  • Notary Public licensed in Jefferson Parish, commissioned for life
  • Admitted to practice in the Eastern and Middle Districts of the United States District Courts
  • Board Certified Family Law Specialist
  • Certified by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization in 2001
  • Advanced Family Law Mediator
  • Juvenile Court Mediator
  • Collaborative Divorce Attorney 2004
  • Member of Louisiana State Bar Assn.
  • Member of Jefferson Parish Bar Assn.
  • Member of Jefferson Family Law Assn.
  • Member of Covington Bar Assn.
  • Martingale-Hubbel rated “AV”
  • Member of Christian Legal Society
  • Member of American Center for Law and Justice
  • Proclaimed by Cambridge Whos Who as the Professional Representing the Family Law Industry
  • Recognized by Metropolitan Who’s Who for inclusion in the Metropolitan Who’s Who Registry, 2007
  • Selected as being in top 100 attorneys in New Orleans metropolitan area in family law
  • Selected by Louisiana Magazine as Louisiana Super Lawyer in Family Law every year since 2007
  • Selected as Fellow at Litigation Council of America
  • Presenter at family law continuing legal education seminars for adoption law and domestic violence
  • Authored family law materials for licensing of private investigator in Louisiana
  • Authored Louisiana family law forms for West publishing

Venues: Litigation experience in

  • Jefferson Parish: Justice of Peace Court; Second Parish Court; District Court; Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals; and Juvenile Court
  • Louisiana Supreme Court
  • Civil District Court for Parish of Orleans; Orleans Juvenile Court; First City Court for Orleans
  • State District Courts of St. Tammany; St. John the Baptist; Ascension; Assumption; St. Charles; St. Bernard; Plaquemines; Terrebonne; Tangipahoa; Lafourche; Livingston; Lincoln; Morehouse; Ouachita Parish; and East Baton Rouge Family Court

Areas of Practice:

  • Divorce: contested or no fault; with or without children;
  • Marriage Contracts/Prenuptial Agreements;
  • Changes of property regime from community to separate property;
  • Covenant Marriages;
  • Adoptions: Intra Family; Private; Open; adult adoption; Father’s Opposition to placement of child for Adoption;
  • Paternity Established; DNA testing ordered; Establishment of Parental Rights;
  • Disavowal of Paternity of non-biological child;
  • Child Custody: Joint; Sole; Shared; Split; Modification of Custody order; visitation issues; Joint Custody Implementation Plans; Relocation of Child;
  • Tutorships;
  • Emancipations;
  • Contempt rules for violation of court orders;
  • Child Support issues: increases or reductions; extraordinary expenses of child; extracurricular expenses; health care coverage; tuition and/or daycare; wage assignments
  • Interim Periodic Spousal Support { prior to divorce and up to 6 months after}
  • Permanent Spousal Support / Fault trials
  • Community Property Partitions , voluntary or by order of court.

For more details on our products and services, please feel free to visit us at Child support, Fathers rights & Community property

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