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February 2020 Archives

Financial exploitation of senior citizens is far too common

Senior citizens have lived long lives and deserve to live comfortably in their final days. Unfortunately, individuals at this age might have some mental, cognitive and physical decline that make them targets for abuse and exploitation. While it should never happen, it is always a possibility.

What Louisiana parents can learn from celebrity divorce cases

When Louisiana parents decide to end their marriage, they must resolve numerous issues pertaining to their children. Some parents have never been married but also have issues to resolve if they decide to end their romantic relationships. Many celebrities have made the headlines because of divorce issues such as child support and custody disputes, the details of which can often help other parents avoid similar problems.

Wills: Do they need to go through probate to be viewed?

When a person dies, distributing his or her estate can be a complicated process. Attorneys and financial planners here in Louisiana advise people to have a will to ensure that an estate is handled in the way the deceased person would have wanted it to be. Families or other beneficiaries may need a copy of a person's will, but the method of obtaining it depends on certain factors. Wills filed for probate have to be handled differently than those that have not been filed. 

Inherited a shared property? You can resolve your dispute

You and your siblings were fortunate enough to be a part of your parents' wills. In the end, you were left the family home, which is worth nearly $500,000. You and your two siblings stand to have a major change in your lives as a result of that money, but only if you can agree on what to do with the home.

Estate planning: The merits of keeping some assets separate

There is an old adage that says don't put all of your eggs in one basket. According to some financial experts, the same could be said about the assets of each spouse in a marriage. Louisiana residents who have tied the knot, don't have to have all their assets tied together and estate planning can be reflective of that. Keeping some things separate might also be wise when planning for unforeseen events like divorce.

Divorce: Splitting assets upon your split

One of the aspects most readily touched by a couple whose marriage is ending, is finances. Divorce can make people do all kinds of crazy things. When it comes to money and divorce, Louisiana residents should know what they can do so their personal finances are protected in a divorce situation. No one likes to think former spouses would treat each other unfairly, but it does happen.

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