Fuerst, Carrier & Ogden

Over 50 Years of Dedicated Family Law Experience

Your Guides Through The Divorce Process

Divorce is a major change for any family, but it does not necessarily have to be a change for the worse. The attorneys at Fuerst, Carrier & Ogden, in Lake Charles, are committed to helping clients achieve a healthy perspective moving forward and hopefully enabling them to help view the end result as a change for the better. To schedule a consultation with our lawyers, call 337-436-3332.

Protecting Your Interests In Contested Divorce Cases

A divorce is considered to be contested if couples are unable to reach an agreement on some of the major issues that must be resolved, such as child custody, the division of property or the establishment of spousal support. When there is simply no reaching an agreement, it is necessary to resolve any and all outstanding issues through the courts. Our attorneys are skilled litigators who will serve as strong advocates for your interests.

Uncontested Divorce Agreements

An uncontested divorce is the opposite of a contested divorce. In these cases, both spouses are able to reach a general agreement on all of the principal issues. These cases are generally resolved faster and cheaper than a traditional divorce. However, it is important not to take this type of divorce lightly. There is a psychological impact to the end of any marriage, especially if children are involved.

Once the attorneys have helped couples address all of the primary issues, there is still a final hearing that must be held before a judge. Once a judge has approved the final decree, you will be ready to begin this new chapter of your life.

Contact Us For Help With Family Law Issues In Louisiana

To learn more about how we can help you, call us at 337-436-3332 or contact us online by clicking below.


“Mr. Ogden was so kind and understanding! He spent three hours helping me figure out what to do during our consultation in order to get custody of our niece and nephew, and when our hearing date came and the hearing officer wanted to reschedule us (which would have caused us to pay more), he went in and argued for us, and we were seen that day! I knew exactly what to do and what was going to happen in the hearing too, so there were no surprises. Everything went great and now we have custody of our niece and nephew! We hope to have Mr. Ogden help us with adoption next!!”


“I believe Scott is one of the best lawyers in the country. When you have only one chance to make something right, you better go with a lawyer who is at the top of the field. That lawyer is Mr. Scott Ogden, no question about it.”


I just want to say that Scott Ogden is truly an awesome attorney. He is honest, hardworking, understanding and has a way to make what you feel to be the worse situation in your life not so bad. He assures you of every scenario that can occur so the shock factor will never happen. It was truly my best decision when going to Mr. Ogden to represent me. I am well pleased with my outcome. So I say to anyone looking for an upfront, puts you first and willing to go the extra mile for you type of attorney, Scott Ogden is your guy.”


Our Attorneys

Randy Fuerst

Randy J. Fuerst

Jeffrey Carrier

Jeffrey A. Carrier

Scott Ogden Jr

M. Scott Ogden Jr.

Patricia Beasley

Patricia M. Beasley

Sydney Stuart

Sydney Stuart

Austin Pottorff

Austin Pottorff

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