Pregnancy Discrimination In Employment
Do you feel you have been discriminated against because of your pregnancy? This resource goes over the pregnancy discrimination process in employment situations and the process to file a pregnancy discrimination claim.
Disability Discrimination in Employment
Do you feel you have been discriminated against because of a disability? This resource goes over disability discrimination in employment situations and the process to file a disability discrimination claim.
Equal Pay/Equal Compensation Discrimination in Employment
Do you feel you have been discriminated against in a workplace because you were not given equal pay? This resource goes over equal pay/equal compensation discrimination and the process to file an equal pay/equal compensation claim.
Filing A Charge of Discrimination With The EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission)
Discriminated at work because of your race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older) disability, or genetic information? This resource goes over the process to file a discrimination charge with the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.)
Veteran Discrimination In Employment
Do you feel you have been discriminated against because of your status as a veteran? This resource goes over disability and other types of federal and state veteran discrimination in employment situations and the process to file a claim if you have experienced disability discrimination as a veteran.
Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA)
Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) provides financial assistance to individuals whose employment or self-employment has been lost or interrupted as a direct result of a major disaster declared by the President of the United States.
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.
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.
Leases And Rental Agreements For Residential Rental Property
This resource covers the process of receiving, understanding, negotiating, and signing a lease between a landlord and tenant. This includes how a tenant can ensure the lease is fair, raise any objections, protect their rights, and deal with other issues with the lease. It can also be about how to understand, modify, or challenge a lease after signing it.
Federal Protections Against Housing Discrimination (The Fair Housing Act)
This covers the federal rights and protections people under the federal Fair Housing Act have when they are renting and buying a home, getting a mortgage, seeking housing assistance, or engaging in other housing-related actions. It includes protections based on a person's race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, and disability. This covers when these protections apply and how to file a fair housing discrimination complaint.
A plain-language guide to legal terms, definitions, and processes used in understanding successions in Louisiana. This includes legal issues around wills, powers of attorney, advance directives, trusts, guardianships, conservatorships, and other estate/succession issues families deal with. Click on each term to see a summary of the definition. Find links to greater in-depth information explaining more complicated issues in successions.