June 29, 2015

I have done legal aid for senior citizens for about 8 years now and during that time I probably get this question from about 75% of the seniors that come to my clinics. The scenario is usually someone talks to their friend at church, who heard from their son-in-law, th...

June 18, 2015

Many times people separate, but never have gotten divorced because they are afraid they can't afford it.  The longer you stay separated, but don't divorce matters such as community property can become difficult because since you are still married the community property...

June 16, 2015

A Power of Attorney, or Mandate as it is called in Louisiana, is a very powerful, yet essential tool that can be used in many circumstances.  Either for an aging parent, a spouse, for yourself, or to specifically transact business in your absence, these are just some o...

June 8, 2015

This is a question that I get a lot and one that is not necessarily a simple answer.  In Louisaina if you die without a will, your estate is goverened by the Louisiana Laws of Intestacy.  Without going too deep in the laws of intestacy, basically if you are married you...

June 5, 2015


Often times there is confusion as to the waiting periods and the types of divorces in Louisiana. Louisiana has two types of divorces, Article 102 an Article 103 divorces. Article 102 is most often used when there are incidental matters that need to be addressed, norma...

In doing personal injury law, I find that most people don't actually know what to do when they get in an accident. I have put together the ten things you should do to best preserve your case and put yourself in the best position for a positive recovery.  

1) Repo...





In Louisiana, a person can will their property to anyone or anything (such as a charity) that they so desire as long as there are no forced heirs. Forced heirship only applies in Louisiana if the decedent dies leaving a child under the age of 24 or a child...

Been injured in a car wreck that was not your fault? I always recommend immediately contacting a local attorney. Insurance adjusters will try to contact you and offer you a small amount of money before you even know the extent of your injuries. By contacting an attorne...

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