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What Happens to My Spouse’s Separate Property if He Died Without a Will in Louisiana?

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Question: My husband passed away and now his adult children are asking about things he owned before we married. He died without a will. Do I get to keep his property, or do his adult children get them? They had their own separate lives, but now are trying to load up his possessions and leave […]

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How Long Do I Have to File a Succession in Louisiana?

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If you’re reading this article, you may be wondering how long you can wait to file a Louisiana Succession. Maybe you just lost someone close to you and you can’t bear to even think about it, or your loved one passed away many years ago. Either way, we’re here to help. You can file a […]

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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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Can My Stepchildren Kick Me Out of the Marital Home in Louisiana?

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Question: My husband and I purchased a home together and lived in it for 15 years. He died without a will. I know the home is community property, but his children (my stepchildren) are now saying they own the home and I only have usufruct of his portion. Can you explain this?! Unfortunately, this is […]

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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 […]

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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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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 and in different parishes?” We get this scenario often. Here’s a quick example of how this usually plays out: Your loved one lived and […]