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Get Your Lawyer on Speed Dial

“YOU ARE SUMMONED and required to file an answer to the complaint in this case, a copy of which is hereto attached….”  These are generally the first words you read on the papers handed to you by the sheriff’s deputy as he walks away and says “Have a nice day!”  Your blood pressure rises and […]

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Will execution – keep it simple by following the statutes.

Following the statutory basics during will signing can help avoid a challenge to validity when it comes time to open the succession. Louisiana currently recognizes two valid forms for a will: (1) the olographic will and (2) the notarial will.  La. C.C. art. 1574 A valid olographic will is one that is written, dated and signed […]

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