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How to Transfer Louisiana Succession Property in More than one Parish

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It’s fairly common for an individual to own property in multiple parishes. A question we get asked often is “What do you do if someone owns property all over the state?” We get this scenario often. Here’s a quick example of how this usually plays out: Decedent lived and died in Rapides Parish, but owned […]

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How Do I Find Out What Life Insurance Policies or Bank Accounts a Deceased Person Owned?

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Locating life insurance policies is a common concern among many of our Louisiana succession clients. When a person dies, the family is left with the task of locating life insurance policies and bank accounts. It can be a white knuckle experience as those left behind search for money to help them get back on their […]

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Do I Need to Hire a Probate Attorney for a Louisiana Succession?

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If you’ve read through more than one legal website, and I’m sure you have, you will get numerous answers that contradict each other. We get the question daily, “Do I need to hire an attorney to file a Louisiana succession?” We get it often enough, in fact, that it has prompted me to author an […]

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What Happens When One Spouse Dies Without A Will (Intestate) In Louisiana?

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This is an unfortunate scenario that plays out all too often. First, let’s explain what “intestate” means. Simply put, it means you died without a Last Will and Testament in place. Louisiana has a specific set of rules that come into play in the event you do not execute a valid Louisiana Will. These rules […]

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Out of State Heirs That Need Help With a Louisiana Succession

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If you have found this article, chances are you live outside of Louisiana and need help with a Louisiana based Succession. Maybe you have a parent or sibling that died in Louisiana or owned real estate here and you need help wrapping up their final estate. Problem is you live a few states away and […]