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Layne M Adams

Family Attorney at Monroe, LA

5.0   1 review
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Free consultation Virtual consultation available
  • State Years
    Louisiana - LA 40 years
    Kansas - KS 40 years
  • Licensed for 40 years
    State LA
    Acquired 1984
    Eligible to Practice Law No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 40 years
    State KS
    Acquired 1983
    Suspended No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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With more than 30 years of experience, Layne M. Adams has represented countless clients in family law matters. In addition to offering services relating to wills, trusts, successions, and estate matters, Mr. Adams has been board certified as a family law specialist by the Louisiana State Bar Association.

A native of Mississippi, Mr. Adams received his Bachelor's degree from the University of New Orleans, and he received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Kansas in 1983. He is an active member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Mr. Adams provides independent legal counsel for children, which demands the same undivided loyalty, confidentiality, and competent representation required for adult clients. As a "best interests" attorney, Mr. Adams provides independent legal services for protecting children's best interests.

A divorce dissolves a valid marriage for causes that ordinarily arise after the wedding ceremony. Louisiana permits fault-based divorce, as well as the popular no-fault divorce option for parties that have lived separate and apart for at least six months. Divorce can be complicated, and attorney Layne M. Adams has been guiding clients through the divorce process with compassion and practical counsel for over 25 years.


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Posted by Blaine | August 5, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best Family Law Attorney In The State
Layne isn't just a lawyer and Heather isn’t just his assistant. They are your legal advocates and partners in / out of the court room. I had a somewhat complicated child support and family court case. I worked with other lawyers in the past and easily paid three times as much for less than stellar results. I reached out to Layne and explained my legal situation. His assistant Heather was extremely helpful and accommodating to me having to cancel several times. During a free consultation Layne explained his very fair fee structure and his approach. Layne has experience working for both the plaintiff and defendant. So, he knows how each side thinks and how to navigate the court system and judges. Layne / heather were very responsive via email and phone. Layne would break down complex legal terminology and procedures into simple understandable terms. He prepares you for what expect in court and lays out the various scenarios and options.
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Response from Layne Adams August 5, 2023
Blaine, I deeply appreciate your kind words. Your feedback not only serves as a valuable testament to our work but also enables me to continually improve my services for future clients. Your thoughtful comments have reinforced my commitment to delivering exceptional legal assistance to all my clients. Please know that I will always be available should you ever require legal assistance in the future. It was a pleasure serving you, and I am grateful for the opportunity to have been a part of your legal journey. Once again, I extend my sincere thanks to you for choosing me as your lawyer and for your invaluable review. I look forward to keeping in touch and wish you continued success and happiness.
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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Pro bono 10 %
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.1 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Layne M. Adams
  • 2001 - Present
  • Supervising Attorney
  • 1988 - 2001


  • University of Kansas
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1983
  • University of New Orleans
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1980


  • Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization
  • Board Certified Family Law Specialist
  • 1984 - Present
  • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys
  • Member
  • 1984 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1984 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member
  • 1984 - Present
  • Legal Services of North Louisiana
  • Board of Directors
  • 2001 - 2016
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020


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Monroe Family Lawyer Layne M Adams
Layne M Adams
Family Attorney
Monroe, LA
Licensed for 40 years
Free Consultation
Virtual consultation available