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  • Creating a Special Needs Trust for Your Loved One
    Creating a Special Needs Trust for Your Loved One

    If your loved one receives Supplemental Security Income (SSI)/Medicaid, it is important that you plan carefully for their financial future. For most parents and/or caregivers, this is a worry that ...

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  • Do You Need a Lawyer to Go Through Succession?
    Do You Need a Lawyer to Go Through Succession?

    The purpose of a will or trust is to help the family of a decedent collect their intended inheritances with as little complication or delays as possible. If a person passes away without first creating ...

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  • Continuing Tutorship or Permanent Tutorship for the Special Needs Child
    Continuing Tutorship or Permanent Tutorship for the Special Needs Child

    Parents of Special needs childre n often have unique concerns about their child's future. Here is an example of a situation that can easily be remedied with the assistance of an estate-planning ...

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  • The Difference Between Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
    The Difference Between Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts

    In certain circumstances, creating a revocable or irrevocable trust can be very beneficial. Determining which type of trust is right for you is not always easy. Some people create trusts as they want ...

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  • At What Age Should I Consider Creating a Will?
    At What Age Should I Consider Creating a Will?

    Many people believe there is no reason to start drafting a will until they are either married, have children or have amassed an estate of substantial value. This is not true. Estate planning is no ...

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  • How Does Power of Attorney Work in Louisiana?
    How Does Power of Attorney Work in Louisiana?

    One key component of estate planning is determining who will be given power of attorney rights. In our state, there are two main types of power of attorney: medical power of attorney and financial ...

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