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Janeane Abbott

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Practice Areas:

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Support
  • Custody and Visitation
  • Spousal Support
  • Property Settlements
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
  • Paternity
  • Adoption

Biography

Janeane Gorcyca Abbott - Janeane is a partner at Abbott Prescott, where her practice is devoted exclusively to family law cases, including prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, legal separation, divorce, child support, child custody, visitation, paternity, modification of child support and custody, contempt issues, and division of community property.

Prior to law school, Janeane attended Centenary College of Louisiana in Shreveport, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in History, with minors in Political Science and German. Janeane then attended Southern University Law Center and was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar Association in 2015.

Since 2011, Janeane has been a volunteer of the Sexual Trauma and Awareness center in Baton Rouge, where she dedicates her time assisting victims through hospital and phone advocacy. She has also been an active volunteer at the Self-Help desk with the Family Court of East Baton Rouge since October 2015 and has been an integral part in starting the Ascension Parish Self Help Center. Janeane was named the Louisiana State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Pro Bono Attorney of the year in 2017 for her outstanding work dedicated to helping her communities. Janeane is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, Baton Rouge Bar Association, 23rd Judicial District Court Bar Association, and 21st Judicial District Court Bar Association. Janeane is married to Nicholas Z. Abbott, Attorney at Law.

At Abbott Prescott our mission is to provide personalized legal representation in the Family Law areas, utilizing innovative and cost-effective methods to protect you and your family:

· Divorce

· Child support

· Custody and visitation

· Spousal support

· Property settlements

· Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements

· Paternity

· Adoption

Education

  • Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D.
  • Centenary College, Shreveport, Louisiana
    • B.A.

Bar Admission

  • Louisiana, 2015

Honors

  • 2017 LSBA Young Lawyers Division Pro Bono Attorney of the Year
  • President of the 23rd Judicial District Bar Association

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Sexual Trauma and Awareness Center
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association Self Help Resource Center

Professional Associations

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Present
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • 23rd Judicial District Bar Association, Present
  • 21st Judicial District Bar Association, Present