Estate Planning, Probate, and Elder Law


Welcome to our blog, where you will find more information regarding estate planning, successions and probate, wills, trusts, special needs planning, Medicaid and long-term care planning in Louisiana.

The Importance of Planning for Children with Special Needs

This past Saturday, September 14, I had the pleasure of serving as a discussion panelist for the “Life Planning for Persons with Disabilities” workshop sponsored by the Arc of East Ascension in Gonzales, LA. The workshop was a wonderful event and attendees had the opportunity to learn about many considerations when...

Why Have An Estate Plan?

A properly drafted revocable trust or a testament (will) is the cornerstone of an effective estate plan. Unfortunately, it is estimated that 70 percent of Americans die without an estate plan. A person who dies with a valid will dies testate, and a person who dies without a valid will dies...

Selecting Your Succession Representative

When an estate goes through an administration, a succession representative must be appointed by the Court. When you draft your will, you should name a succession representative and a successor if the first is unable or unwilling to serve. You maintain control over this decision rather than the Court. In many...