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.
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.)
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.
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.
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.
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.