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October 2018 Archives

Jenna Dewan serves Channing Tatum with divorce papers

It looks like Jenna Dewan wants to make the split from Channing Tatum legal. The actress recently filed for divorce from her actor husband, from whom she has been separated since April of this year. Used by some individuals in Louisiana as well, Dewan cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split. The couple share a five-year-old daughter.

Naming the right beneficiaries when estate planning in Louisiana

Most people plan their estates to make it easier for their loved ones. Louisiana residents who have been or who are considering an estate planning road map may wish to think twice when naming their beneficiaries. And it's not just wise to name the right people, but it's also important to keep planning documents up to date in order to have a comprehensive plan.

Domestic violence in Louisiana: Spousal discipline unacceptable

No couple is ever going to agree on everything all the time. There may be times when tempers flare between Louisiana couples and the desire to lash out is strong. But there is a movement afoot that condones the spanking of a female in the relationship who is deemed by her partner to be out of line. This is supported by some religions, but by the majority of people, it is considered to be a form of domestic violence.

Inmate who robbed, inflicted abuse on elderly gets resentenced

An already-incarcerated 50-year-old woman serving time for aggravated robbery has had her sentence reduced from life to 30 years. The abuse the Louisiana inmate inflicted upon her elderly victims included pistol-whipping them prior to stealing their valuables. The woman has been behind bars for 22 years.

Planning for Medicaid: Meet the strict guidelines to get covered

As you age, one of the things you will need to do is to plan for Medicaid. Medicaid can be extremely helpful in paying for your long-term care needs. If you are considering Medicaid as a potential option for paying for your care, you will need to plan for the application. Is extremely complicated and eligibility requirements must be met precisely.

Family law in Louisiana: Open marriage may mean irreparable rifts

Society has become much more liberal about marriage and what it means to individuals. In many respects how married couples in Louisiana conduct themselves within their marriages is distinctly personal. Still, there are family law rules that must be taken into consideration. But, there are certain decisions couples have made that have not been in the best interests of their marriages and that includes the decision to have open relationships.

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