Making a Will and Estate Plan

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This category covers plans that a person can make for what will happen with their property and responsibilities after they die. It includes topics of how property will be divided among spouses, family members, and other interested parties -- and how wills can be written in valid ways in order to spell out a specific plan.

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Calculating Estate Value And How To Create A Descriptive List

This resource covers the process of calculating the value of an estate and creating a descriptive list of all assets in the estate. This information can be used as part of the documents needed to file a succession.

Dividing Property Without A Will - Intestate Successions

This resource covers the law of intestacy or what happens to a person's estate when they die without a will. This covers the law to determine whether a successor has the right to inherit. It also covers what family or partner relationships affect this division. This resource covers the division of an estate under different kinds of marriage. In Louisiana, the presumption is community property.

Estate Planning For A Beneficiary With A Disability

This category covers issues that a person might face when drafting their estate plans if one of their children or other beneficiaries has disabilities. This includes how to transfer assets in ways that do not harm that beneficiary's ability to receive public benefits and other support. It also includes how to ensure that the beneficiary will have long-term support for health and care costs.

Inheriting An Interest In A Lease

This guide discusses the basic rights and responsibilities of people that inherit an interest in a lease. It includes information for both people that inherit an interest as a renter and a landlord.

Legal Guide to Wills

After a person's death - the person's property and responsibilities can get planned for. This resource covers how plans for how the property and responsibilities get divided. This includes how property might get divided among spouses, family, or other persons. This covers how a will can get written in a valid way to give a specific plan for property after death.

Navigating A Louisiana General Property Succession

This resource discusses how a person's assets and property are handled and distributed after their death, specifically in cases where the estate is valued at $125,000 or more, a situation referred to as a general property succession. It outlines how the belongings are passed down to heirs or beneficiaries.

Navigating Louisiana's Small Succession Affidavit

This resource goes over Louisiana's Small Succession Affidavit process, which can be used to handle and distribute the assets of a decedent. The decedent must have died without a will. The estate must also be of value of $125,000 or less. The legal process allows an heir to bypass probate, which involves going to court. It allows the transfer of estate property and assets by a less complicated procedure.

Preparing For A Disaster

It is important to plan ahead for disasters. The more you prepare ahead for a disaster, the faster and easier it may be to recover. If you are experiencing the effects of a disaster, you may face different legal problems. This includes information for how to prepare in advance for a disaster and for disaster survivors. A disaster event requires immediate attention and quick remedial action. A disaster involves injury, loss of life, damage to property, or catastrophic interference with normal activities. This information includes how to prepare to deal with sudden, unexpected, or impending situations where a disaster may occur.

Protect Your Property: Heir Property In Louisiana

How homeowners can build wealth and protect their assets


This resource helps you understand topics like successions and wills, what happens to someone's things after they die, and other issues about estates. It gives information on how to manage the transfer of belongings or assets after a person's death. Use this to learn how to deal with these issues easily and effectively.

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