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.

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...