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If you have children and are researching estate planning in Louisiana, there’s a good chance you’ve come across the term “Forced Heir” and have some questions. Louisiana law is different than all other states and have developed a body of law that uses many uncommon terms. There is a lot of misconceptions regarding forced heirs […]
Disinheritance is defined as the act by which someone deprives (takes away) his or her heir of their inheritance, who, without such act, would inherit. This is the act of depriving a forced heir in Louisiana of their inheritance that the law would have given them had it not been for the act of disinheriting […]
If you’re researching estate planning in Louisiana and considering executing a Last Will and Testament – congratulations, you’re ahead of the curve. Estate planning is incredibly important to you and your family. It gives you an opportunity to plan and make adjustments to ensure your family has everything they need and are provided for when […]
If you are reading this article, you likely have questions and concerns about the succession process in Louisiana. If you’ve recently lost a loved one, the succession process can be difficult and it is highly recommended that you speak with an attorney that specializes in Louisiana succession law. You may or may not be required […]
Many people believe they do not need a Last Will and Testament in Louisiana. Either they feel they don’t have enough assets to warrant the need for a will or that their family will protect their wishes without written documentation. Both of those assumptions are incorrect and can cause trouble when you die. First, you […]
If you have been named as the executor of an estate in Louisiana, then you have a very important job to do. A loved one or close friend trusted you enough to handle their affairs after their death. It can be the biggest compliment to your friendship or a burden that you feel obligated to […]
Locating a life insurance after someone passes away can be a long and challenging task. There’s usually no record of the life insurance policy in a data base and you are left trying to figure it out on your own. It’s bad enough you have to deal with the passing of a loved one, but […]
If you were to call every single succession lawyer in Louisiana and asked them how much they charge to file a succession, you would get a million different answers. Most wouldn’t even quote you on a succession because there are too many factors that go into pricing. Here are a few questions lawyers will ask […]