Blog Posts in April, 2014

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  • Benefits of Using LLCs as an Estate Planning Tool
    Benefits of Using LLCs as an Estate Planning Tool

    There are a number of tools which can be used as part of the estate planning process to help maximize the value of your estate, the benefits your loved ones will be able to receive upon your death and ...

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  • How the Defense of Marriage Act Will Affect Estate Planning
    How the Defense of Marriage Act Will Affect Estate Planning

    The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was signed into law back in 1996 to define marriage as the legal union between a man and a woman, in the eyes of the federal government. At the time, this meant that ...

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  • Why not use an online will?
    Why not use an online will?

    Why Not Create an Online Wil l? Each estate-planning client I visit with is unique. Every family has its own needs, wishes and goals to accomplish. As a result, each time I meet with a new client, we ...

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  • What Are the Assets and Debts of a Louisiana Succession Estate?
    What Are the Assets and Debts of a Louisiana Succession Estate?

    What is included in Assets and Debts of an Estate ? After you are appointed Executor or Administrator of your loved ones estate, you will have the authority manage the assets and debts of the estate. ...

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  • Authority of a Louisiana Succession Representative
    Authority of a Louisiana Succession Representative

    When your Louisiana Succession Lawyer or Baton Rouge Probate Lawyer opens a succession , they will ask the court to appoint someone as representative of the estate. There are two types of ...

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  • What Happens If Someone Dies Before They Create a Will?
    What Happens If Someone Dies Before They Create a Will?

    If an individual dies before he or she is able to create a will , any property or assets from that individual's estate will be divided according to the laws of Louisiana. The individual's surviving ...

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