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Family Law

Full-service family law firm in Leesville, Louisiana
Whether you are anticipating the joys of adoption or experiencing the frustrations of marital conflict, Elvin C. Fontenot, Jr. can help. He has served families in Leesville for more than 35 years, and he can provide legal services in all areas of family law, including:

  • Adoption
  • Alimony
  • Child custody and visitation
  • Child support
  • Child support modification and enforcement
  • Divorce
  • Mediation
  • Pre- and post-nuptial agreements


Elvin C. Fontenot Jr. assists families with all aspects of international and domestic adoptions. He handles the legalities of your adoption so that you can concentrate on your new family member.

Divorce should not lead to financial crises. Attorney Fontenot helps you establish an equitable amount of spousal support.

Child custody and visitation
Elvin C. Fontenot, Jr. protects your parental rights to raise your children in an appropriate and supportive home.

Child support
Attorney Fontenot can ensure that you receive or pay an equitable amount of the financial support required to raise your children in a healthy, happy environment.

Child support modification and enforcement
Child support payments do not change unless the court modifies the child support order. If either the custodial or the noncustodial parent experiences a significant change in circumstances, attorney Fontenot can guide you through the proper legal procedures to modify your child support payments accordingly.

Through mediation or litigation, Elvin C. Fontenot, Jr. can help you gain the most equitable results from your divorce, including fair distribution of assets, division of the marital home, child support payments and child custody rights.


Mediation puts the decisions in your hands and can often provide more expedient, predictable results than a trial. Elvin C. Fontenot, Jr. can help you obtain the most equitable divorce settlement.

Pre- and post-nuptial agreements
Elvin C. Fontenot, Jr. expects the unexpected and drafts premarital agreements that protect both spouses’ interests and that can alleviate some of the stress should you ever divorce.

Contact Elvin C. Fontenot, Jr. today
Call Elvin C. Fontenot, Jr. at 337-509-0715 or contact his office online to schedule a free consultation today.