Your Louisiana Last Will and Testament questions answered.
Written by: Louisiana Succession Attorney R. Jerome Andries, Andries Law Firm, LLC If you’re wondering how long you have to file a succession in Louisiana, this article may be helpful. If you just lost a family member, spouse or friend; you may be wondering if you have to file a succession immediately or if you […]
What are your rights as a naked owner in Louisiana? We give you the details.
Written by: Attorney R. Jerome Andries, Andries Law Firm, LLC Louisiana succession law is complicated and has a lot of moving parts that span multiple areas of law. The law here is quite different from other states and our body of law determines what happens when someone dies. You may be familiar with aspects of […]
Attorney R. Jerome Andries 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 […]
Attorney R. Jerome Andries 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 […]
Written by: Attorney Jerome Andries, Andries Law Firm, LLC 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 […]
Written by: Attorney R. Jerome Andries 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 […]
Written by: Attorney R. Jerome Andries 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 […]
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 […]